Archive for April, 2008

Eye Movements 4 – Vanilla Blinks

Monday, April 28th, 2008

What could be more simple than making a character blink? [ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] Animating blinks are a basic part of any living character. Blinks occur in most scenes, yet it’s a place where beginning animators, and occasionally vets, screw up. For today […]

Eye Movements 3 – Saccades and Fixations

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] A sample of some of the great reference on eye movements available at the BBC Motion Gallery The retina of the human eye is divided into a large outer ring of highly light-sensitive but color-insensitive rods, and a comparatively […]

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