E3.5/3.7: Garbage Mattes, Basic Compositing and Keyframing

Project 3.7 Ken Burns and keyframing American documentary film-maker Ken Burns is synonymous with an approach to documentaries using still images with a narrated voice-over where images are slow panned and zoomed using an ease-in and ease-out. That is to say, the movement starts smoothly and slowly comes to rest. Apple in fact named their […]

E2.7-2.10: Pose to Pose Animation

Direct animationvs Pose to Pose Direct animation ‘Direct’ animation is an open-ended ‘adventure’ that starts by drawing, sculpting or photographing the first frame of the animation and then capturing each subsequent frame, progressively building up movement sequentially. This is the workflow of animation methods like Stop Motion and the Visual Music experiments. Although the process […]