In the second of two animation courses on Overlapping Action and Drag, John Pomeroy describes and demonstrates the animation techniques of Expansion & Contraction, Opposing Actions and Reversals. John demonstrates these principles and their application in this Taught By A Pro video lesson.
Video Trailer for Overlapping Action 2 with John Pomeroy
Principles of Animation: Overlapping Action 2 Course Overview
Lesson Part A:
John Pomeroy begins with a review of Primary & Secondary Actions, Drag, Overlap & Follow-Through.
John explains Expansion & Contraction and how this uses the concepts from the Taught By A Pro “Squash and Stretch” courses.
He demonstrates how hair, as it travels, is a series of “Expansions & Contractions”
John Pomeroy then explains “Opposing Actions”
He then demonstrates “Reversals” before summarizing the lesson and explains the assignment.
Your turn to do the assignment and upload it
Principles of Animation: Overlapping Action 2 Lesson Part B:
John Pomeroy walks through assignment himself describing the application of expansion and contraction.