Computer Animation: Definition, History & Types


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In motion capture, the actor:

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1. Tweening is the process of adding an additional _____?

2. Computer animators must try to avoid the _____ when creating animated creatures or humans.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the questions on this quiz to find out what you know about computer animation. You will be required to choose the correct animation technique or style for a given question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll assess your knowledge of:

  • The process of tweening
  • Animation used in pixilation animation
  • The purpose of the actor in motion capture

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what animators try to avoid when creating human-like animations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what process overlays digital information on the real world
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of animation and how they are carried out

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Computer Animation: Definition, History & Types to get a better understanding of this digital art form. You will learn about:

  • Films and shorts created using different computer animation processes
  • 2D vs. 3D animation
  • Machinima