David Shepstone Notes.pdf - David Shepstone Animation Speaker Notes(Note the images in this deck are not the work of David Shepstone \u201cSeventy percent

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David Shepstone - Animation Speaker Notes (Note: the images in this deck are not the work of David Shepstone)
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“Seventy percent of my time is spent planning the process”
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Splined Splined: When the animator creates a number of poses for their model, and then the computer animates the process of going from one pose to another From the mathematical term “Spline,” a curve that connects two or more points
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Blocking Plotting the movement of all agents in a scene or frame E.g. Two actors (or models) are speaking. One is standing, the other is seated in the chair. The person in the chair leaps and runs out of frame. The person standing turns to watch them go.
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The Assignment He is often given several scenes to work on He plans out the blocking and the poses of the models on the screen
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Reference Material He often acts the scene out physically, doing the blocking and recording the performance Recording acts as a reference for the animation
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It Takes a Long Time At one point, he said that a 3-second clip represented five weeks of work
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