INTRODUCTION FROM PRESTON BLAIR
Animation is the process of drawing and photographing a character—a person, an animal, or an inanimate object—in successive positions to create lifelike movement. Animation is both art and craft; it is a process in which the cartoonist, illustrator, fine artist, screenwriter, musician, camera operator, and motion picture director combine their skills to create a new kind of artist—the animator.
The art of animators is unique. Animators bring life to their drawings, creating an illusion of spirit and vigor. They caricature the gestures ...
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