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Tradigital Animate CC : 12 Principles of Animation in Adobe Animate (Paperback) (Stephen Brooks)

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Learn how to bridge the gap between the traditional animation principles and digital software.

Tradigital Flash: 12 Principles of Animation in Adobe Flash brings the essentials of traditional animation and Adobe Flash together.The early masters of animationcreated a list of 12 principles which are important for anyone who wants to create interesting and believable animation. Digital animation continues to make incredible technological advancements that give animators the capability to produce visually stunning work. New technology, however, also has a tendency to create an environment where animators are so focused on adapting to the new workflow that they tend to dismiss these fundamental animation principles… which often leads to poor and lifeless character animation. Tradigital Flash helps you focus on these principles while using the program’s wide array of features to create believable animation, consistently.

Tradigital Flash joins three other Tradigital books covering Maya, Blender, and 3ds Max. This new volume in the series approaches the topic in a different way, giving readers both a practical look at the software, and providing a theoretical understanding of the genre.

  • Learn a new principle in each chapter, the Flash tools most related to it and how to put it all together.

  • A plethora of examples demonstrate the good methods which animators should use in Flash, how to avoid the bad ones and ways to create a workflow that works for you.

  • An easy-to-follow approach with examples throughout the book that build on each other, showing how the principles act together.

  • A companion website www.rubberonion.com/tradigital-flash features more examples, downloadable FLA resource files, video tutorials.

Use Tradigital Flash to bridge the gap between traditional animation principles and digital software.

Digital animation continues to make incredible technological advancements. While these advancements give animators the capability to produce visually stunning animation, it has also created an environment where animators are so focused on adapting to new technology that they dismiss the 12 principles of animation. These principles are essential for anyone who wants to create solid, believable animation. A lack of knowledge of these principles leads to poor and often lifeless character animation, where characters and backgrounds fall flat, float, or just feel off. Tradigital Flash joins three other Tradigital books covering Maya, Blender, and 3ds Max. However, this new volume in the series approaches the topic in a different way, giving readers both a practical look at the software, and providing a theoretical understanding of the genre.

  • Learn a new principle in each chapter by learning the tool or tools, and how to all put it together.

  • A plethora of examples demonstrate the good, bad, and sometimes ugly procedures an animator can practice with Flash.

  • An easy-to-follow approach with examples throughout the book that build on each other, showing how the principles act together.

  • A companion website features more examples, downloadable swf resource files, video tutorials.

Number of Pages: 348
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Animation
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Stephen Brooks
Language: English
Street Date: October 19, 2016
TCIN: 16961971
UPC: 9781138012929
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-4624
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