CHAPTER 2

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Dynamics and the Laws of Motion

If you are to begin to study action and apply it to your work in animation, it can be useful to gain a little basic understanding of the laws that govern those actions you are aiming to analyze. Some understanding of such laws will improve the analysis of action and thereby improve your animation.

An Approach to Study: What You Need to Know

How do we go about using a knowledge of the laws of motion as part of your analysis and then apply this analysis to your practice as an animator? It would help at the outset to establish what level of knowledge and understanding you will need and that will be helpful. ...

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