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What's Your Process for Creating Short Animations?

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Apr 11, 2014 4:04:37 AM

Whether you’re a first time Anime Studio Debut user or a seasoned animation pro, we thought you would enjoy this infographic about the steps to making a short animation.

animated infographic Infographic Credit: Jeca Martinez


As many would agree, creating animations of any length can take a great deal of time and energy. First, you’ve got to get inspired to come up with a story or character. Then, you’ve got to sketch, storyboard and actually design the thing - we know it can be a time consuming and sometimes tedious process to get your perfect final edit. As well, keeping momentum and optimism up as an animator/illustrator in this competitive industry can be difficult, but it’s the love of animation and endless creative possibilities that keep us going!

So, what are the steps you take to making an animation? We’d love to hear in the comments! We’ll share our favorites on Twitter or Facebook. To inspire and motivate you, we’re including the graphic below! “Do or do not”….you know the saying….

how many times should you try Infographic Credit: Anna Vital

And hey, Frozen, the highest-grossing animated film of all time, made $1,097,338,890 at the box office, so get to work. Your next idea could be a hit!

Topics: Moho (Anime Studio)

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