Get Animated!: Creating Professional Cartoon Animation on Your Home Computer

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Watson-Guptill Publications, Mar 31, 2009 - Performing Arts - 154 pages
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Includes bonus DVD! Turn great ideas into great animation . . . at home! Create great animation, get discovered on YouTube, get your own TV series, make lots of money . . . see how easy it is? Well, the part about creating great animation really is that easy, with the help ofGet Animated! Creating Professional Animation on Your Home Computer. This entertaining illustrated guide shows budding animators exactly how to create studio-grade results without spending a fortune on software and special equipment. First there’s detailed info on choosing and using software tools. Then there’s full step-by-step directions on all aspects of animation production: writing the script, storyboarding, designing the artwork, creating characters, making characters move, animating sequences, lip-syncing, preparing high-quality output, editing, and sound. Move over, Matt Groening—now there’sGet Animated!

 

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Contents

Writing and Analyzing
16
Graphic Elements
24
Look Space Headroom and Tangents
32
Recording Sound
43
Technical Specifications of Digital Sound
49
Video Aspect Ratio
56
Chapter
71
Character Design
73
Coloring Your PixelBased Artwork
96
Animation
102
Cornpositing
109
Titles and Credits
116
Foley and
123
Final Film and Distribution Copies
131
Rights
138
Acknowledgments
147

Preparing Artwork
89

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