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Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist by Angie Taylor

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PLANNING

Synopsis

The process of first developing ideas and then realizing them as a finished piece of work is possibly the most challenging aspect of your work as a designer. The fear of failure at this point in the project can be so great that it can prevent you from succeeding. But never fear—many tried-and tested-techniques are available that can streamline this process and release your mind from the shackles of creative blocks.

Figure 2.1 Animation. Here, the designer, George Hedges, decided to use a comic book style that he developed during the storyboard stage, making the character walk between the frames of the comic. © George Hedges, 2007.

In this chapter, we'll explore some ideas and methods that will help you to develop and ...

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