Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation / Edition 1

Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation / Edition 1

by Les Pardew
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Cengage Learning

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Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation / Edition 1

Learn how to animate emotion in your characters and add drama to your animation! Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation deals specifically with body language, facial expressions, emotional reactions, and other methods of giving characters emotion. It also deals with adding emotion and drama to a scene or setting. A majority of animation books cover emotion as a side element. Character emotion is a major element that plays a vital role in the believability of the character. Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation offers comprehensive coverage of the techniques that can help you create believable emotion in your characters.

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ISBN-13: 9781598633818
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 09/07/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1) Intro to Emotion: what is emotion and where do we see it in life. 2) Body Language: expressing emotion through large body movements 3) Emotional Reactions: Specific times where extreme emotion is essential 4) Exaggeration: How to emphasize a character's emotion 5) Facial Expressions: Emotion that is shown in the character's face 6) Emotion and Timing: Building up and letting down, emotional waves 7) Emotion is Scenes and Settings: Setting the mood for emotion 8) Tying it All Together: Incorporating emotion into the production

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