by Leonard Paul, MMNN Contributor

Place clean plastic sheet over drawing sketch and trace it with black ink.

Place clean plastic sheet over drawing sketch and trace it with black ink.

I shall discuss ANIMATION and one of its labours – cel painting. In the journals of art history, especially the Renaissance artist Leonardo Da Vinci, proclaiming ‘Drawing precedes Design’. Meaning, that it is important to practice drawing like a musician practicing scales to build a solid foundation in their creative discipline. However, it is not the end all, but it does help to know the building blocks of Anatomy, Perspective, Colour Theory and more.

As you are probably aware animation is a multi-million dollar industry. Just look at Dreamworks and Walt Disney. Walt Disney had a dream and people thought he was a bit crazy when he was pushing an idea about a talking mouse ...

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