Physics in Animation: Action-Reaction

To conclude his wonderful series on Animation Physics, professor Alejandro Garcia takes a look at one of the most known principles in physics: Action-Reaction. This article clears up some common misconceptions and helps you to add some punch to your animation (one that creates a proper reaction that is).

Breakdowns – How to define motion

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube Breakdown poses are the animator’s most important tool to define motion. Find out how you can use them to control acceleration, arcs, as well as overlapping and follow through action.

Physics in Animation: Timing, Spacing, and Scale

As an animator, why do you need to know physics? After all, you’re an artist, not an engineer. Today Professor Alejandro Garcia, teacher of the course “Physics of Animation” at San Jose State, discusses the Principles of Animation Physics, and exactly what you need to know as an animator.

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