86 A Drawing Style for Animation, Part II

Last week I reprinted some roughs as examples of a style of drawing. appropriate for animation, which I knew at the time were not fully explaining my point. They showed some beautifully drawn roughs that were loose and expressive, but didn’t explain or even given a hint at how they were arrived at.

Let’s take one of the drawings from last week’s “handout” and analyze it. The animator, Mark Henn, was not interested in

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telling the part of the story that occurred on that particular frame of film. If he were interested in parts and the audience were too, this kind of thing would have satisfied both:

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