Engineering Inside:

2014, Issue 4

Animation

The Art of Programming in Computer Animation
December, 2014

Whether it’s a hand-drawn cartoon or a computer-built special effect, animation can tell us us stories we could otherwise only imagine.With the rise of 3D computer animation, these visual stories can be even more realistic and convincing than ever before, allowing the viewer to be more fully immersed in the story.Read More

Meet Sean Burns!

December, 2014

Sean Burns is a 25 year veteran in the animation industry being involved in various high-profile projects… His work utilizes different animation and special effect techniques including stop-motion, Claymation, traditional drawn, Flash and Maya 3D computer animation graphics. Burns has also worked freelance running his own home based animation production company “Magnetic Ted Animation”…Read More

Create an Animation Illusion

December, 2014

Every movie, TV show, or YouTube video you’ve ever seen works by creating the illusion of movement using a series of still images. Even the most advanced movie works using the same principle as the earliest moving image devices. Two of these devices are thaumatropes and flipbooks.Read More

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TIPS AND ADVICE

Explore Computer Animation with Animation Software

If you want to give computer animation a try, there’s plenty of fun, free, and even professional quality software available online to help you get started.

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IEEE SPOTLIGHT

IEEE Supporting Animation Technology

The IEEE has numerous organizations, publications, and conferences that help to support research and development in the field of animation technology.

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