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How to Make Animated Films by Kathryn Spencer, Tony White

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Introduction

First … A Reality Check

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There is a popular misconception that animation is easy. It is not. In reality, the process of animation is far from easy! Becoming an animator demands a great deal of focus, tenacity, commitment, and determination, as well as the ability to simply sit still, in one place, for a long period of time, until you achieve what you are determined to achieve. It also requires initial capable artistic ability. That said, if you can commit all these qualities to your studies, and you can confidently wield a pencil (or a mouse or Wacom pen) to achieve what is required here, and you can be patient in everything you do ...

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