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Animation from Pencils to Pixels by Tony White

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The process of traditional 2D animation has been revolutionized with the advent of new computer technology over the past two decades or so. Today, with literally just a drawing board, a scanner, and the relevant software, anyone with knowledge of the animation process can make (and even distribute via the Web) a film. That said, 2D animation is still, at its very best, a painstaking, hand-made process that requires knowledge, drawing ability, and a significant amount of time and money. It must always be born in mind that it is not just tools and technology that makes good animated film. It all begins with a pencil and the ability to use that pencil. What ends up on the screen; that is, living, breathing characters that are alive with personality, ...

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