vendredi 14 août 2015

Knowing About Cartoons

By David Green

Modern meaning of animated cartoons is a non-realistic or semi-realistic drawings or paintings which are used for satire, humour or some creative style of such works.

History of animated cartoons

This concept of cartoon was initially discovered in the Middle Ages, and were first made as a preparatory drawing for a fresco, painting, tapestry or stained glass window. They used cartoons painted on damp plaster and linked the parts to create the whole mural or wall painting.

However, twentieth century onwards it turned into comic strips and hilarious animated cartoons. Earliest introduced cartoon was "The Humpty Dumpty Circus"by Albert E. Smith. There were silent animated cartoon videos in black-and-white in the past. In 1928, Mickey Mouse made his debut and became popular in 'Steamboat Willie' by Walt Disney, which was the very first recognized animated cartoon made with synchronized sound. Here, the strong connection between action and music was accomplished by Disney. Some cartoon series like for example Donald Duck, Popeye the Sailor and Tom and Jerry followed after. In the year 1937, the first feature cartoon was made. It was "Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs" and it got huge success.

How are today's cartoons created?

Today, humorous cartoon videos are produced using computers. What has not changed since is the essential idea of animation. By presenting still images in a rapid and consecutive manner, the illusion of movement is achieved in cartoon. These funny cartoons could be created and demonstrated in different ways. Along with film, another popular technique used to show animation is video program. Nevertheless, let's not forget that there are different other techniques that could be used to make animated cartoons.

Effect of animation cartoons on the audience

The target viewers of these hilarious animated cartoon videos are kids. Since kids can't identify the difference between fantasy and reality, they consider animation as real. Children can discover a lot from the cartoons. Through cartoons they can develop the eagerness of noticing every thing. Through cartoons, they become curious about reality.

As opposed to other kinds of learning, it has been scientifically proven that visual learning help our brains become more active. In addition to animals and colours, there are various other things that kids could discover when watching cartoons. Children can even learn other languages along with their native language from it.

Laughing improves the circulation of blood. Hence, animation is great for the overall health as it makes the audience laugh. The effect of funny cartoon videos on our health is positive because the stress people experience on a daily basis could be reduced.

How can amateurs make cartoons?

There are different types of digital software programs that can help people make their very own hilarious cartoon videos. As a newbie however, it's best to use the Flash and Flipbook softwares.

The Flipbook Software program: Besides lighting, scanning and digital painting; this program could also help you with a few tricks you require to do.

The Flash Software: This software, which is truly not too pricey, could help you create web animations. It's generally used for making public service announcements or short commercials.

Select any of these softwares and make your own humorous animations. You can then post the video on YouTube or Facebook to see the audience response.

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