Multimedia Test 2
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Multimedia Test 2
An object seen by the human eye remains chemicaaly mapped on the retina for a brief time after viewing.
Persistance of viewing
The human mind needs to conceptually complete a perceived action.
To make an object travel across the screen while it changes its shape, just....
Translate it a few pixels for each frame.
The animation technique made famous by Disney; showing a different image for each frame
The first and last frames of an action
Process of drawing the frames inbetween the first and last
Special methods that allow images to blend to produce transparencies, inversions, and special f/x
Study of movement and motion of structures
One image transforms into another
Most authoring packages include what visual effects?
Wipes, fades, zooms, and dissolves
The term cel derives from...
The clear celluloid sheets that were used for drawing each frame
Movies on film are typically shot at a rate of...
24 frames per second
Clear sheets used for animation have been replaced by...
Today's computer animation programs most closely resemble...
traditional cel animation
One major technical limitation in animation is...
The computer's processing ability
Animation may be jerky if each frame is shown for more than...
1/15th of a second
Linking objects together and defining their relationship (hands to arms, elbows cannot bend backwards)
to create a smooth transition when morphing, there must be numerous...
What is the standard frame rate of computer animations
depends on the file's settings
Most widely used tool for creating vector-based animations
Director file format has which extension?
.dir and .dcr
File format most widely supported for web animations
Flash uses this to keep the post-compression file size at absolute minimums