Throughout the 20 th century, cohesive artistic thought is fragmented by the individual expression. More so, art drawn to the concept more than the close observation of the material and strong technical skills. In simple words, use of traditional, classical figure drawing, not the caricatures, cartoons, or copies of the studio’s characters.
First, let us look at what skills are needed in good animation drawing. At the top of the list is the ability to communicate movement and personality through drawing. By using simple lines, an artist should be able to give a figure a real sense of life and individuality, not just an action pose or stereotypical expression. Next on the list is to be able to draw three dimensionally, to make the characters feel like they are not only individuals, but that they exist in a real world. Since the characters we create and work with are products of our imagination, the animation professional has to be able to draw
from his imagination. Next on the list is the ability to consistently draw the same character using the same forms, proportions and details in the particular style that has been set for the production. As you can see, the list is asking for a high level of skill, and we haven’t even touched on imagination, story telling and inventiveness yet.