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Exaggeration can be used in animation with great results.
However the key
to proper use of exaggeration lies in exploring the essence of the action or idea, understanding the reason for it, so that the audience will also understand it.
If a character is sad, make him sadder; if he is bright, make him shine; worried, make him fret
If he is angry, make him furious.
A scene has many components to it including design, action, objects and emotion.
Exaggeration of every element in a scene creates a feeling of uneasiness in your
audience. Everything is distorted and unrealistic. Find a balance in your scene.
Allow your audience a grounds for comparison of the exaggeration and by so doing,
the whole scene will remain very realistic to them.
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