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How you can animate emotion on your characters and upload drama on your animation! personality Emotion in 2nd and 3D Animation bargains in particular with physique language, facial expressions, emotional reactions, and different equipment of giving characters emotion. It additionally bargains with including emotion and drama to a scene or surroundings. A majority of animation books conceal emotion as a facet point. personality emotion is an incredible point that performs a necessary position within the believability of the nature. personality Emotion in second and 3D Animation bargains accomplished assurance of the options that could assist you create plausible emotion on your characters.

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Set the building frame at 36. 19 The character begins to crouch, ready to run away. 5 The key reaction frame is at frame 40. 20). 20 Set the key reaction frame at frame 40. 40 Emotional Transitions 6 Instead of immediately going to the let down phase, have the figure look around a little to make sure everything is okay. 22. 21 Have the character look around at the key reaction phase. 22 The look left takes more frames because the character has farther to travel. 41 Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation 7 With relief the character relaxes in the let down phase on his way back to the standing pose.

24. 22 A strong curve is often found in a surprised reaction. 24 Happiness is often a sweeping uplifting gesture. Character Emotion in 2D and 3D Animation Some general characteristics of happiness or joy are as follows: Some general characteristics of sadness are as follows: ✎ The arms often form a dia- ✎ Drooping shoulders character- mond shape, with the elbows spread wide. ize sadness. ✎ The arms and legs are held ✎ The hands are either laid flat close to the body as if the character wants to recede into itself.

The feet are firmly planted on the ground, and the hands are tightly clenched. ✎ The head is often lowered forward, with the shoulders raised. The Emotional Body Our emotions are often expressed through our body language. Close observation will show that there are unique characteristics to almost any emotion. When we react to an emotion, our reaction takes on these characteristics. While not every reaction will be the same, there will be similarities. As you explore the characteristics of each emotional reaction, you will start to notice that there is a flow or overall directional movement.

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