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Leonardo Da Vinci Math And Science
1,645 wordsAs funding for education is decreased in certain areas and put to other uses, classes such as art and music have peen put on the back shelf. The idea is that they are not quite as important to a child's education as English, history, math, and science. Obviously, teachers of artistic classes feel that their jobs are important to the learning and development of the children that they work with, but others are quickly realizing the importance of arts in all aspects of human interaction. Crayola ha...
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Facial Expressions Computer Animation
704 wordsCOMPUTERS IN ANIMATION SHERBERT JAMES BRIDGES 04 - 24 - 2000 THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN ANIMATION The use of motion capture for computer character animation is relatively new, having begun in the late 1970 's, and only now beginning to become widespread. Motion capture is the recording of human body movement (or other movement) for immediate or delayed analysis and playback. The information captured can be as general as the simple position of the body in space or as complex as the deformations of t...
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The Hunchback Of Notre Dame Disney
1,188 wordsA gem that has several very visible flaws; yet, with these flaws, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" shines as the best from the Disney factory yet. For, at first, the company name and movie title didn't quite appear to sit well together. You don't marry the king of novel Gothic gloom (Mr. Victor Hugo) with one of the world's most beloved (if not biggest) animation companies and expect the usual world population to be at the reception; but expect even Mr. Walt Disney to pat himself on the shoulder bl...
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Computer Animation George Lucas
1,358 words... Cartoons now had to manufactured in quantity and cheaply. The same gags were worked and reworked. Audiences became apathetic as the novelty of seeing drawings come to life wore off. This caused a depression in the animation business that coincided with the depression in the economy of the United States. Computer Animation Computer animation has revolutionized special effects in the film industry by introducing several important factors into animation. Innovative areas such as computer-animat...
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Aid Academy Award
1,412 words... an Academy Award for its animated short film, Tin Toy. The film was created completely with 3 D computer graphics using Pixar's Renderman, a technique that uses 'shaders' or small pieces of programming code to describe surfaces, lighting effects and atmospheric effects. Surface shaders are small programs that algorithmically generate textures of objects based on mathematical formulas. These computer generated textures produce better looking objects, thus creating newer and better special eff...
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Computer Animation Computer Games
1,004 wordsWe live in the world of computers. Tasks that were impossible to perform some ten years ago now can be easily accomplished with the help of computer. For such a short time, some things have changed so significantly that new kinds of art have emerged due to the development of new software programs, which became commonly used in the entertainment industry that became inevitable part in our daily lives. Today, probably everyone has played some computer games; saw a computer animated cartoon, or a m...
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21 St Century Walt Disney
2,749 wordsIf one would sum up all the economical, social and technological progress our society has gone through for the past two centuries he would clearly see that the human race has done a great leap during this period when comparing to the two millenniums past after the major reformation in our mindset. On the verge of the 21 st century numerous discoveries have been made which have considerably enhanced our lifestyle making it much easier to oppose the severity of nature and considerably separating u...
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Computer Graphics George Lucas
2,933 wordsIS 490 SPECIAL TOPICS Computer Graphics May 6, 1996 Table of Contents Introduction 3 How It Was 3 How It All Began 4 Times Were Changing 6 Industry's First Attempts 7 The Second Wave 10 How the Magic is Made 11 Modeling 12 Animation 13 Rendering 13 Conclusion 15 Bibliography 16 Introduction Hollywood has gone digital, and the old ways of doing things are dying. Animation and special effects created with computers have been embraced by television networks, advertisers, and movie studios alike. Fi...
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Artistic Talent Computer Animation
1,403 wordsAnimation Computer Animators Computer Animators Animation as an art form has been around for almost one hundred years. From the earliest days of hand drawn cels, individual pictures strung together, to the complex rendering of 3 -D virtual worlds, animation packs peoples lives. Do you wonder how the computer-animated movies are made or want to become a computer animator? Computer Animation is a fast growing field. There are many different areas to of animation, computer animation is what this pa...
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Japanese Animation Japanese Culture
2,263 wordsMickey Mouse Ni Ugoku (Move over Mickey) Cartoons are what most children grow up on. Watching the wacky antics of the talking cartoon animals and comically drawn human characters can amuse a child to no end. Yet when a child grows up, cartoons are no longer a socially acceptable and other forms of entertainment have to be found. Cartoons are classified as juvenile. This is just a tiny glimpse of an American view on American cartoons. It is true that cartons are basically made for children, but w...
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Toy Story Computer Animation
1,121 wordsChaz Laughlin approached the stand and my first impression of him was of a small Italian business man with his gray suit and black shoes. A company known as Fearless Eye employs Chaz Laughlin. He has been working there for five years now. It s no surprise that the company has kept him for he is very talented with what he does. His job title is Director of Illustration, and with this title comes a lot of responsibility. He edits, produces and designs computer animated advertisements for companies...
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