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Re: Disney's Dinosaur Movie

On Sat, 27 Mar 1999, Betty Cunningham wrote:

> now now Mike.  You know full well that computers do all your in-betweens
> these days, not like in the old days when it was cheap human labor that
> couldn't be trusted to do anything else but trace blue line done by your
> master animators. 
> We have it easy nowadays.

Okay, what's harder?:

1) Draw 50 pictures of the same dinosaur, then let the grunt animators
fill in the blanks
2) MAKE a dinosaur, tell it how its joints, etc. should move, set 50
keyframes, and let the computer fill in the blanks

At the very least, they're equally hard.

--T. Mike Keesey                                    <tkeese1@gl.umbc.edu>
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THE DINOSAURICON                               <http://dinosaur.umbc.edu>