O'Reilly logo

The Animator's Eye by Francis Glebas

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter FourSecrets of Drawing

fig00047.jpg

Seeing Shapes, Drawing Lines

Secrets of Drawing

“I can’t even draw a straight line.” I’m sure you’ve heard people say that when they’re telling you that they can’t draw. Well, next time you hear that, simply ask if they’ve ever heard of a ruler.

Why learn to draw if you’re using a computer to animate?

We could ask why learn about design if you’re just learning to draw? Or why study sculpting if you’re just drawing? The blunt answer is that if you don’t, it will show in your animation. When you draw, you need to feel it in your bones, feel it in your muscles. You’ll be drawing from the inside, capturing the life ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required