by Marcia Kuperberg
Exploring the background, tools and techniques of computer animation
The first part of this chapter puts animation in context, and in the second part you’ll learn important animation concepts that will have a bearing on all the animation you produce. When you have finished reading this chapter you will have a basic understanding of:
• How we perceive moving images.
• How animation has evolved over the centuries from simple toys to today’s mass entertainment media.
• The impact of computers on animation ...