The principles of animation have been laid down by Disney Animators Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston in the “Illusion of life ” in 1981.
Some more concepts have been added over the years and one of the most important addition, or clarification, is the concept of “weight shift”.
Here is a quick animation snippet by student Rajson Shakya.
Overlapping Action is another of the cornerstones of animation. By overlapping the actions of a characters' body, hair, tail, clothing or for this exercise, the arm; your animation will feel more fluid and life-like!
Here is a quick animation snippet by student Niroj Karmacharya.
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