Unit 02 - Animation Basics

Introduction to Animation

Unit Objectives

  • View homework
  • Familiarize yourself the process of reviewing / critiqueing.
    • How is the motion expressive.
    • What is your style?
  • Be ready to complete homework for next week


Keyframe Interpolation

  • Easing: Graph Editor
  • Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets
  • Text
  • Masking

Short Cuts

  • J moves to previous keyframe
  • K moves to next keyframe


HW 02 - Bouncing Ball Adventure. Make one or more ball that travel through a maze or maze like environment. Stress anticipation, scrunch, stretch and easing.