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Techniques

Making changes, tracking arcs, working with multiple pivots, using the timeline, and much more are discussed in depth in this chapter.

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FOR EVERY ANIMATOR there are a variety of techniques that are used throughout the animation process. as you develop your skills, a portfolio of mantras that you call upon regularly will also develop: your kung fu, so to speak.

This chapter contains a wide selection of very useful tools and techniques for animating. While creating a piece of animation, you may call upon some of these techniques dozens of times, others only once, but all of them will make a regular appearance in any animator’s workflow. ...

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