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The Animator's Eye by Francis Glebas

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Chapter TwelveThe Animator’s Eye

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Beginner’s Corner: How I Got My Animator’s Eye

I’d like to share how I got my animator’s eye. I believe that, like most kids, I’ve always had one. How did I get into animation? I’ve been drawing as long as I can remember. I enjoyed all types of creative activities. I was untrained and did it mainly for fun. Just look at children’s art from birth to about six or seven. It’s spontaneous and full of life.

I remember liking to draw as a child and I remember being encouraged when a teacher liked a tree that I drew in first grade. We were outside drawing nature. I was a very shy and quiet child who liked to explore ...

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