Animatio n CPSC 533 c Fall 2005 Ying Zhang Agenda Animation: can it facilitate? (Barbara Tversky) Principles of Tranditional Animation Applied to 3D Computer Animation (John Lasseter) Animation: can it facilitate? What is good about graphics used in teaching complex systems?
CPSC 533c Fall 2005
What is good about animated graphics?
e.g. In Physics: http://physics.nad.ru/Physics/English/mech.htm
Following through and overlapping action
Straight ahead action and pose-to-pose action
Slow in and out
PersonalityPrinciples of Traditional Animation Applied to 3D Computer Animation
Such as an object squash flat and stretch out drastically, it conveys the sense of softness.
e.g. Luxo’s Jr: http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~yingzhan/cs533c/present/animated-bw-luxo.gif
e.g. bouncing ball:
e.g. Andre and Wally B
e.g. Luxo Jr.