Animation NC2

Animation NC2

This course is designed to develop & enhance the knowledge, skills, & attitudes of an assistant animator/clean-up and In-betweener (CU/IB Artist) in accordance with industry standards. It covers the basic & common competencies in addition to the core competencies – apply line drawing techniques and produce cleaned-up and in-between drawings in both and traditional & digital output.



AnswersQuestions
, , Strength,What are the characteristics of ? ( select all that applies)
TRUECharacter rotation helps animators understand the character's proportion and construction.
TRUEIf all your key poses are correctly thought out and timed, you will have no trouble in getting all your ideas across to an audience.
squareCube is the primitive form of what shape?
FirmEdge is somewhere in between and would be found most commonly on an angular form that is not completely squared off.
Persistence of visionA phenomenon where in the eye and brain has the tendency to continue to perceive image after it disappeared.
12How many are included in the book of Disney animators Johnston and Thomas in 1981?
FALSEIn a model sheet you will not see any character poses like side, back, front and three fourths.
FALSEStar is an example of a basic shape?
Line of ActionThis is the first step in constructing character.
FALSEWalt Disney was the first one to create animation completely on a computer with countless short films.
TRUEIt's a good idea to experiment with thumb-nail sketches first to refine the poses and ideas when developing key poses.
ExaggerationA caricature of facial features, expressions, poses, attitudes and actions is called__________ .
Formby definition is the shape or of anything.
Core shadowWhat you call a dark band of value at the edge of a shadow?
c-curveGive one of the 3 basic lines
Traditional AnimationWhat type of animation that involves animators drawing by hand for each and every frame?
TRUEPose-to-Pose Action is when the animator carefully plans out the animation draws & sequence of poses.
, Sphere, Cube, ConeWhat are the basic primitives of forms?
TRUEDrawing straight in to Flash with a graphics tablet using the 'light box' or 'onion skin' tool can also employ a 'straight ahead' animation method.
TRUEA computer software package can inbetween for you, but it does not follow that computer software understands how things move in the real world.
exaggerationAnimation usually operates in the realm of caricature in which becomes an important factor in order to capture the spirit of the action being depicted.
characterA rotation should include a front view, back view, ¾ view, and profile view of the character.
TRUEExperimental animation is the art of combining two or more illogical paintings or art to create an animated scene.
Plumb linesare basically straight vertical or horizontal lines to help establish proper placement in your drawing.
TRUECharacter Model Sheet are the templates of the characters used by the animation staff
HardThis kind of edge are those that you would see at the edge of a cast shadow.
Acting space ,businessBackground layouts will define an _______while storyboard frames will indicate the _______of each shot.
TRUEThe concept of character is to provide enough information about the character's , and proportion so others can draw it.
FALSEThe way the character acts out the events is not controlled by the animators even if they understand the character's personality traits and current emotional state
TRUEGesture is the action of the pose or movement between its forms.
Both answers are corectWhat principle of animation softens the action and makes it more life like?
TRUEThe key pose planning process goes hand-in hand with the idea of staging each action in such a way that it reads well and communicates clearly.
Lifeline, Long, Two-dimensional, StretchWhat are the characteristics of gesture? (select all that applies)
FALSEExpertise in timing comes best with inexperience and personal experimentation, using the trial and error method in refining technique.
Model-sheetIt is a document used to help standardize the appearance, posture and gestures on an animation character.
Aardmanis the only popular company that produces feature length stop motion movies to this day.
FALSEOnly one model sheet is needed to create an entire
Shape AnalyzationWhat is the most difficult aspect of drawing which requires you to trust your eye?
TRUEBasic shapes enable character creation and create non-living props.
FALSEAppealing animation means being cute and cuddly.
TRUEStraight Ahead Action in hand drawn animation is when the animator starts at the first drawing in a scene and then draws all of the subsequent frames until he reaches the end of the scene.
TRUEA simple shape character uses one basic shape or FORM for the main body of character.
Both answers are correctWhich device used the by printing a sequence of images on a spinning drum or disk to provide the illusion of continuous motion when viewed?
TRUEThe storyboard serves as a blueprint for any film project and as the first visual impression of the film.
3D AnimationThe type of animation that are much faster to create because it uses computer software and the animation models are highly realistic.
blueAnimator's key poses are usually done with what color of pencil
GestureIn a more abstract sense, the ______________ is the life, flow and energy of the figure.
anticipationposes are always key poses as they describe the extreme of the movement.
FALSEIt is easier to go back and correct mistakes in Straight ahead animation compare to pose-to-pose animation.
FirmEdge is somewhere in between and would be found most commonly on an angular form that is not completely squared off.
TRUESoft edges are those gradual transitions that you will see on around - deform
FALSEThe animator doesn't need to be aware of the requirements of the script and the particular actions and events that are necessary to progress the storyline.
CubeWhat is not considered a Shape?
HIpsWhen drawing simple lines for the of arms and legs, these are always attached across from each other.
FALSEIt is ok to create Forms before creating line-of-action.
TRUEThe easiest and best way to draw out a rotation
Hot and coldWhich is not a basic field of value?
coneWhat is the primitive form of triangle
clean-up artistsThe one who tidy up all the drawings ready for tracing is called.
TRUEThe 'key pose' technique is still the most widely used method of animating.
TRUEWhile gesture is more or less a two dimensional lay-in, adds a third dimension, depth.
Arcs, Squash and Stretch, Secondary Action, StagingWhat are the ? ( select all that apply)
measurementA common mistake with connecting to the neck is placing the neck on the center of like a lollipop and this can be avoided by using
Core shadowWhat you call a dark band of value at the edge of a shadow?
RotationModel main purpose is to show the character from all sides.
Chuckimationis a combination of stop frame animation and live shots, where characters are dropped into a particular frame.
sub-movementsSeveral key drawings that might be required to describe these even in most simple actions are called.
FALSELine of action should not always be active.
Squash and Stretchis the most important principle because it gives a sense of weight and flexibility to draw objects.
squareCube is the primitive form of what shape?
off-modelThe character that is not drawn to according to production's standardized model is called.
Disney StudiosWhat company was the biggest animation company in the world?
exposure sheetThe ____________or timeline is continually revised to provide an accurate record of how the animation is to be photographed or rendered.
TRUEKey poses are also called extremes .
illusionAnimation is an requiring the audience to suspend its disbelief.
FALSEIt was never a practice to add the inbetween drawings after all key poses of a scene have been timed out on the exposure sheet and tested.
1928What year was the first short film animation introduced with a synchronised sound?
CircleSphere is the form of what shape?
Gesturea more abstract sense, the ______________ is the life, flow and energy of the figure.
Hard EdgesThis kind of edge are those that you would see at the edge of a cast shadow.
FootageThe length of animation measured in feet is called
HardThis kind of edge are those that you would see at the edge of a cast shadow.
Hard EdgesThis kind of edge are those that you would see at the edge of a cast shadow.
TRUEallows the animator to map out the action in advance with sign posts by charting up these key poses into the timeline of computer software.
TRUEis to break down the character into its simplest forms.
Key chainsThe terms used to describe critical positions of an animated character or an object which depict the extreme points in its path of motion are the following, except:
charcoal on waterThese animation techniques make use of a method loosely describes as Straight ahead animation, except:
Animationis a graphic of drawings linked together to show movement by playing them back in rapid succession.
onThe model sheet guides 300 or so artists working on the production to make all the characters look ____ model.
CubeWhat is not considered a Shape?
11The standard size of the paper used for Story boarding is 8.5 x ____?
Sand Animation, 3D Animation, Flip book Animation, Mechanical AnimationWhat are the types of animation technique? (select all that applies)
None of the aboveAll are considered main application areas of animation except..
creating formsThis step f llows after creating structures.
coneWhat is the primitive form of triangle
on-modelWhen the model sheet have been followed to perfection as if only one artist has drawn the character instead of over 300, the character is called
Formby definition is the shape or of anything.
Top of the chinWhere must the mentolabial sulcus be located?
2D animationMickey Mouse was first created using the technique.
cylinderWhat kind of form is usually easiest to use for arms and legs?
SquareWhat is not considered a form?
TRUEThe rotation insures that the character design can be turned
TRUEWhen dealing with up and down head tilts it is helpful to think of as a cylinder, or more precisely as a whistle.
KentridgeWilliam is animator who created animated films using charcoal drawn on large sheet of paper.
measurementA common mistake with connecting to the neck is placing the neck on the centre of like a lollipop and this can be avoided by using
None of the choicesThese are the options you should consider for designing your character except.
Vertical LInesThese lines can be use a line-of-action except.
DepthWhat is the 3 dimension that add to a shape which turns it into a form?
CircleSphere is the form of what shape?
FALSEA simple shape character uses more than one basic shape or form for the main body of character.
linear lay-inThe most important step of drawing which dictates all other steps in drawing is to establish the gesture or .
SquareWhat is not considered a form?
inbetweenerWho adds the required number of drawings between each key pose as prescribe by the animator's dope sheets?
The Illusion of Life: Disney AnimationWhich book was voted as one of the best animation books of all times in one poll?
Break
down into thirds vertically., Head
fits into a box in profile, Head
sits forward on the neck, avoid the lollipop head., Break
down into fifths horizontally from the frontChoose all the keys to drawing the head.
TRUELine-of-action makes your character's poses look more dynamic or active.
All
answers are correct.How do you sustain an illusion?
DepthWhat is the 3 dimension that add to a shape which turns it into a form?
Sitting at one arm's length from your drawing surface, relax then close your eyes and then open them back up slowly until you can make out the figure as a series of blurry light and dark shapes.What does squint means?
creating structuresThis is the next step after adding simple shapes to the line of action.
TRUEThe line of action is mostly a curved line.
model sheetThe is used to fix in the animator's mind how the character moves and what it looks like.
Shape AnalyzationWhat is the most difficult aspect of drawing which requires you to trust your eye?
cylinderis the most common form that you will be using around the arms and leg structures.
The adventures of Mark TwainWhat was the first full stop motion/clay animation released in 1985?
FantasmagorieWhat is the first 2D animation created by Emile Cohl?
TRUEAnimations are created from still images displayed in rapid succession.
frontAlways remember that are always on the side of the body.
TRUEModel sheets are required when a large number of artists are involved in the production of an animated film to help maintain the continuity in characters from scene to scene.