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Animation Techniques
Disney Animation Studios / Gareth Simpson / Some Rights Reserved / Flickr

Disney Animation Studios / Gareth Simpson / Some Rights Reserved / Flickr

Disney Animation Studios / Gareth Simpson / Some Rights Reserved / Flickr

Animation has come very far since the cartoons of the early 20th Century. But even then, a variety of methods was being used, including cel animation and stop-motion animation. Currently, computers are frequently used to mimic those traditional animation techniques. Use this guide to get an overview of the most common animation techniques.

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