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LESSON 3: USE OF HAND TOOLS AND EQUIPMENTS

CONTENT:
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Hand tools for animation


Equipment for animation

CONTENT STANDARD:
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The learner demonstrates an understanding of the hand tools and


equipment used in animation.

PERFORMANCE STANDAR:
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The learner independently uses hand tools and equipment for


animation.

LEARNING OUTCOME 1: PREPARE HAND TOOLS AND EQUIPMENTS IN ANIMATION


(TLE_ICTAN9-12UT-Ib-1)
1.1 Use hand tools and equipment according to function and task requirement.
TECHNICAL TERMS:
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Hand tool: a tool held in the hand and operated without electricity or
power.
Equipment: set of articles (machinery, electronic devices, mechatronic
devices) used or needed for a specific purpose or activity.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENTS FOR HAND DRAWN ANIMATION


1. PENCIL - USED TO ROUGH-OUT KEY DRAWING. IT IS A WRITING IMPLEMENT
OR ART MEDIUM CONSTRUCTED OF A NARROW, SOLID PIGMENT CORE INSIDE
A PROTECTIVE CASING WHICH PREVENTS THE CORE FROM BEING BROKEN OR
LEAVING MARKS ON THE USERS HAND DURING USE.
2. CLUTCH PENCIL - A PENCIL COMMONLY USED BY ANIMATORS FOR CLEAN-UP
DRAWINGS. IT IS A MECHANICAL TYPE OF PENCIL THAT DOESNT HAVE TO BE
SHARPENED.
3. SHARPENER - USED TO SHARPEN A PENCILS LEAD BY SHAVING AWAY ITS
WOOD SURFACE.
4. ERASER - USED TO REMOVE PENCIL MARKINGS ON A SURFACE SUCH AS
PAPER. IT IS AVAILABLE IN SOFT PLASTIC AND RUBBER.
5. BRUSH - USED TO GET RID OF ANY CARBON DUST OR ERASER RESIDUE.
6. PEG BAR - USED TO FASTEN ANIMATION PAPER.
7. ANIMATION PAPER - A SPECIAL TYPE OF PAPER USED TO ROUGH OUT
ANIMATION DRAWINGS. COMMONLY COMES IN FIELD SIZES (12 FIELD OR 15
FIELD), A4, ETC..

8. ANIMATION LIGHT BOX - A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF ANIMATION USED TO


REVEAL MARKINGS THOUGH ALL THE LAYERS OF ANIMATION PAPER.
9. ANIMATION DISC - A DRAWING DISC PLACED ON A LIGHT BOX AND USED TO
WORK OUT CAMERA MOVEMENTS AND TO PAN WALK CYCLES. IT HAS TWO
PEG BARS FOUND IN ITS TOP AND ITS BOTTOM.
10.CAMERA RIG - USED TO TILT AND TO PAN CAMERA WOTHOUT SHAKING.
11.DRAWING TABLET - USED TO CONTROL MOUSE POINTER AS IF YOU ARE
WRITING OR DRAFTING ON A PAPER. IT IS USED FOR DIGITAL COLOURING AND
DRAWING.
12.SCANNER - USED TO IMPORT INFORMATIONS SUCH AS IMAGES TO THE
COMPUTER.
13.PERSONAL COMPUTER - USED TO MANIPULATE DIGITAL, MATHEMATICAL,
LOGICAL, AND GRAPHICAL INFORMATIONS. USED BY ANIMATORS TO CLEANUP, SEQUENCE, EDIT, AND FINALIZE GRAPHICAL PROJECTS.

SELF CHECK:
1. USED TO ROUGH OUT FIRST KEY DRAWINGS
2. USED BY ANIMATORS TO CLEAN-UP, SEQUENCE, EDIT, AND FINALIZE
GRAPHICAL PROJECTS.
3. USED TO IMPORT INFORMATIONS SUCH AS IMAGES TO THE COMPUTER.
4. IT IS A MECHANICAL TYPE OF PENCIL THAT DOESNT HAVE TO BE SHARPENED.
5. USED TO GET RID OF ANY CARBON DUST OR ERASER RESIDUE.
6. USED TO FASTEN ANIMATION PAPER.
7. COMMONLY COMES IN FIELD SIZES (12 FIELD OR 15 FIELD), A4, ETC.
8. IT IS AVAILABLE IN SOFT PLASTIC AND RUBBER.
9. A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF ANIMATION USED TO REVEAL MARKINGS
THOUGH ALL THE LAYERS OF ANIMATION PAPER.
10.PLACED ON A LIGHT BOX AND USED TO WORK OUT CAMERA MOVEMENTS
AND TO PAN WALK CYCLES. IT HAS TWO PEG BARS FOUND IN ITS TOP AND ITS
BOTTOM.
11.USED TO TILT AND TO PAN CAMERA WOTHOUT SHAKING.
12. USED TO SHARPEN A PENCILS LEAD BY SHAVING AWAY ITS WOOD SURFACE.