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Top 16 Tips For Improving Your Animation Skills

Working to improve your animation skills is one way to ensure your freelance animation career is a raving success.

In this post, we outlined the following top 16 tips to improve your animation skills:

Top 16 Tips For Improving Your Animation Skills

1. Be receptive to feedback and criticism
2. Learn new animation skills from the experts
3. Improve your animation skills by mastering the basics first
4. Use real-world people, places, and animals as references

1. Be receptive to feedback and criticism
2. Learn new animation skills from the experts
3. Improve your animation skills by mastering the basics first
4. Use real-world people, places, and animals as references

5. Record yourself to use as a reference
6. Pay very close attention to timing and spacing
7. Learn to offset keys
8. Use basic models to animate

5. Record yourself to use as a reference
6. Pay very close attention to timing and spacing
7. Learn to offset keys
8. Use basic models to animate

9. Become well-versed in Physics
10. Pay close attention to eyes and eye darts
11. It’s all about balance
12. Spend time mastering the basics of body mechanics

9. Become well-versed in Physics
10. Pay close attention to eyes and eye darts
11. It’s all about balance
12. Spend time mastering the basics of body mechanics

13. Continue to work on your drawing skills
14. Find sources of inspiration to keep you motivated
15. Keep up with new animation trends and technology
16. Never stop practicing your animation skills

13. Continue to work on your drawing skills
14. Find sources of inspiration to keep you motivated
15. Keep up with new animation trends and technology
16. Never stop practicing your animation skills

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