- Print ISBN 9780240820439
- Electronic ISBN 9780240820460
Anson Call brings you the 12 Principles of Animation in the context of the poular 3D animation tool, Cinema 4D. The foundational principles are the building blocks of all believable, unique animation. This book not only teaches the fundamental principles of character animation, i.e, what makes it fun and believable, but also shows how to achieve it through step by step instruction. You’ll learn how to get characters setup and ready to animate through rigging. Then you’ll learn how to move them in believable and engaging ways through step by step instruction.
Character animation is one of the most challenging aspects of 3D animation. Understanding the Principles of Animation will help you create believable and entertaining animation that speaks directly to a captivated audience.
--This book will teach you how to make convincing, life-like animation in Cinema 4D, for a captive audience.
--Good 3D artists know animation. Great 3D artists know how to animate via the 12 principles. This book gets you there.
--Companion website includes: all files and art for the projects in the book, as well as software links/updates, and additional tutorials.
Beginner-Intermediate level computer graphic (CG) artists including students, animators, 3D artists, game designers, web artists.