(Sa 8mi) 7.1 Animation Blocking

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  • 1. 

    How would you sum up the lecture you just viewed? (Write your response below.)

  • 2. 

    What is the most important thing you learned from this lecture? (Write your answer below.)

  • 3. 

    If anything in this lecture was unclear, please write your question below:

  • 4. 

    On a scale of to 1 to 5, how excited are you to start blocking out your animation shots?

    • A.

      5 - Extremely Excited

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    • E.

      1 - Not Excited

    Explanation
    This question asks the respondent to rate their level of excitement on a scale of 1 to 5 regarding starting to block out their animation shots. The correct answer is "5 - Extremely Excited", indicating that the respondent is highly enthusiastic about beginning the process of blocking out their animation shots.

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  • 5. 

    What is the #1 thing you should avoid when blocking out your shots?

  • 6. 

    Animation blocking is the art of creating keyframe (storytelling) poses and establishing the timing.  It focuses on the 'big picture' ideas inherent in your shot.

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    Blocking is the basic ideas of the animation...the key poses and the primary timing. It should be stepped out so you can pay attention to the foundational elements of your shot and not get 'bogged down' in details!

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  • 7. 

    The main reason for blocking your animation is:

    • A.

      To establish your timing

    • B.

      To establish your key poses

    • C.

      To establish your 'big ideas' and make sure the story is being told

    • D.

      To create perfect animation

    Correct Answer
    C. To establish your 'big ideas' and make sure the story is being told
    Explanation
    Animation should support the story and filmmaking! A shot is a small piece of a larger pie!

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  • 8. 

    Animation blocking helps you make sure your poses 'pop'!

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Animation blocking is a technique used in animation to establish the key poses and timing of a sequence. By creating strong and distinct poses, the animation becomes more dynamic and visually appealing. This technique ensures that the poses have a strong impact, making them "pop" and catch the viewer's attention. Therefore, the given statement is true.

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  • 9. 

    Blocking (pick all that apply):

    • A.

      Helps you get your shots 80% of the way completed (with big ideas)

    • B.

      Helps you focus on making sure the story is being told

    • C.

      Help you figure out your character's thoughts

    • D.

      Plan out your arc designs and basic timing

    • E.

      Tell you what music you will use

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Helps you get your shots 80% of the way completed (with big ideas)
    B. Helps you focus on making sure the story is being told
    C. Help you figure out your character's thoughts
    D. Plan out your arc designs and basic timing
    Explanation
    Blocking is the blueprint for your final shot. It should get you 80% of the way towards putting all your ideas onto 'the screen'. It will allow you to quickly begin the time consuming process of polishing your animation.

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  • 10. 

    Give us feedback about your Producer (in-class teacher)? (is he/she ok, do you have some suggestions,...) 

  • 11. 

    Select your Educational Institution:

    • A.

      TOA

    • B.

      TOA Penang

    Correct Answer
    A. TOA
    Explanation
    The correct answer is TOA. This suggests that the educational institution being referred to is TOA.

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