chapter 11

the performance

The important thing is performance – and that's not to do with the technique of animation, more to do with acting. Things like performance, timing, sense of comedy, feeling for poses and how to communicate – those are the things that apply across all techniques, and the things that make good animators.

Pete Lord, director, Aardman Animations

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Figure 11.1 Pete Lord on the set of Adam. © Aardman Animations Ltd 1991

character animation

As animator you are the director and the becomes a believable character. Whether actor, ...

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