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Linuxpower.org: Making Movies With Linux -- Part 3: New Dimensions

Jul 19, 1999, 22:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Manley)

"Now that you can create your own flashy animated gifs using your favourite art package you should be feeling quite proud of your capabilities, so here I am now to tell you that you've only just started..."

"Traditional cartoon animation relies on the talent of the artists to draw the same character thousands of times and from many different angles and make sure that the character looks the same all the time. It's an amazing talent I think and It's something I wish I could do; instead I rely on more modern techniques to make worlds look realistic."

"Let's be fairly abstract here.... we'll create an animated .gif of a glass cube spinning on its corner on a nice shiny floor."

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