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3D Computer Animation: The Skills And Training You Need

Author : Gavin Wolff

Submitted : 2011-04-20 00:00:00    Word Count : 375    Popularity:   Not Rated

Tags:   3D animation, computer 3d animation, 3D animation training,

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Similiarity and difference between 3d animation and 2d animation

Although there is a entire dimension addition in 3d animation when compared to 2d, yet the basic algorithm on whch 3d animation rely upon is the same in both the case. This similarity is apparent in the wire frame format mainly.

The difference between the 2d and 3d animation is not enugh.. They both use each other to get the desird effects.
for example, 2d animation uses 3d effects like lightling and at the same time, the 3d animation uses rendering techniques that are talught in 2d. Although there are differences, like 3d animation is technlically not a graphic till the time it is rendered in such a way that visually it attains the stature of 3d. Thus, in order to be trained in 3d animation, one needs to be skilled in 2d graphics as well.

3D Animation Training

Bringing characters to life is not as easy as it appears. It needs a lot of practice and hard work. Although with a proper training in visual effects and an in-depth knowledge of 2d graphics and 3d animation, one can easily create out of the world websites, design products, make games that truly belong to the next generation and much more.

The answer to such high goals and aspirations is a thorough and strong knowlwedge of graphics and the various packages that may help you to render a sketch into life. Some of the packages that may make you skilled in 3d animation are flash, maacromedia etc. But before you know such 3d animation packages, it's always advised to have skills in packages like Photoshop that forms the basis of any graphic activity.

The 3d animation is taught in various schools and institutes focused in animation and communication design. Different institutes have different cirriculum to offer its students in order to train them into skilled animators. Usually, computer animation courses incllude 2d and 3d animation, digital arts, digital animation courses, editing and visual effects courses etc.

The best part about 3d animation is that even professionals can excel the art by doing some online courses in the same field that enriches their art further and make them further skilled and epertised animators.

The Basic 3d animation knowledge

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