The History of Animation

The magic lantern was invented in the 1650s by a Dutch scientist, Christiaan Huygens. They were popularised all the way through to the 19th and 20th century where they were being used in homes and theatres and often created shows that featured devilish creatures, which led to the “Magic Lantern” name. The magic lantern worked […]

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Lesson 65 – Character Rigging

For this animation, I was going to have to rig two characters, my main character, (name), and my second character, his grandson, Danny May. I started off by drawing in my sketchbook the two characters from two angles, front and side, I used grid lines to ensure that the proportions were consistent. So I started […]

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