ctn’d Also (Anon who talked about animation frustration) I can’t afford to go to animation school, so I’ve been trying to learn it on my own but I don’t understand how?? It seems no matter what I try and no matter how long I try, I just can’t seem to master it like every other artist can. It’s like I have a disability or something. augh.
Just keep at it! Everyone’s animation skills aren’t good at the beginning- I started animating for fun in 8th grade, haha! Most of my early animations are terrible!
Remember that it’s ok if your work isn’t perfect the first time around. It won’t be perfect! Just keep at it.
Try to pick up the books The Illusion of Life and The Animator’s Survival Kit as well if you want to read up on theory.
Good luck, and be easy on yourself!
kid-emperor said: Also if u enjoy dance, try taking dance classes! i honestly feel like that’s the main reason im as comfortable with timing in animation as i am now.
ahah im actually using a $1 pen called LePen right now
i basically just use