Are you ready for your journey into the … fourth dimension!? (Cue spooky theramin music.)
But first, let’s take a look at exactly what animation is, and how we can best go about producing it on a computer screen.
If, like me, you’re a connoisseur of Saturday morning cartoons, you’ll probably be familiar with the basic principles of animation. As illustrated in Figure 5.1, what we see on the TV ...