In this first of two lessons on Overlapping Action and Drag, John Pomeroy describes and demonstrates the importance of how Overlapping Actions gives classical animation its beauty & fluidity. He explains and demonstrates these principles in this Taught By A Pro video lesson. In Overlapping Action 2, John demonstrates more advanced Overlapping Action and Drag topics.
Principles of Animation: Overlapping Action 1 Lesson Part A:
John Pomeroy describes the importance of how Overlapping Actions gives classical animation its beauty & fluidity.
John explains the basics of “Primary” & “Secondary” actions.
He then demonstrates “Drag & Overlap” & the principle of “Opposing Actions”
John then goes on to explain “Follow-Through” and different types of secondary actions by different moving elements such as hair, clothing and limbs
Demonstrate understanding of Overlapping Action by animating a bouncing ball with a string or ribbon
Principles of Animation: Overlapping Action 1 Lesson Part B:
John Pomeroy walks through assignment himself describing the application of the overlapping action, drag, primary and secondary actions.