What is animation?

What is animation?

It’s an artificial movement created to give movement, generally to computer generated images. It has 2D & 3D as two types of animation. 3D will have the 3rd dimension of depth into it which is not there in 2D.

Examples of 3D movie: Toy Story, Frozen
Examples of 2D movie: Lion King 1, Hanumaan

What are the tools which help creating an animation?
Traditionally, animation was created using hand drawn, scanned and animated. Now a days it’s straight away created using a pen-connected with a hardware and software.

For 2D animation the most popular software is “Toon Boom” and Flash Animate.

For 3D animation it’s Maya & 3DS Max.