In this week, I start to working on the model of the product. Everything is going fine excepting some little fixing. So this time, I am going to talk about the personalities of an animation character.
The character’s personalities is a very crucial part of the success for an animation, the success the shaping of the characteristic for the character’s personality, the most easy to get the audience’s recognition and catch their heart. Animation is go through the portrayal of the character’s appealing and personalities to perform a profound theme. No matter it is 2d or 3d animation, whether it is the collection of material, the finalization of the theme, or the refinement of subject, neither of them can leave the character’s personality or going individually.
The role for both people and animals in the animation, their characteristics of personality and the way of thinking must come from real life, the behavior must be a part of the “human nature”, animation character’s characteristics of personalities are also from our real life. In real life people’s character is complex and changeable, and characteristics of the animation character comes from life and above life, which requires the author to shape the character’s characteristics in a more simplified way. It is better to choose the most typical, the most distinctive and the rich expressive force of personality characteristics. Such characters have a limited and distinct features, which makes it easy to grasp the audience. For example, the donkey from 《Shrek》, talking very quickly, and almost never stopped talking, even when he is facing the terrible giant dragon — and this is his character. This character may be in real life around us, who can be found as the prototype.
Shaping the role of personality alone generalization is not enough, because in real life we are often too dull, not dramatic enough. The real life people often not typical, therefore we can put some real life character’s features groups into a single role, and to be artistic exaggeration, amplification, even to the extreme. Then we create a character becomes distinctive character, originality.
The particular emphasis on the role of cartoon character, such animated characters will leave a strong impression to the audience. In our project, we hope we can find some friends to act our scene out in their personality to get the most suitable actions for our TV commercial.
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