Recipe 7 - Eye Pop 1

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What You Will Learn

You will learn how to create a simple version of the cartoon classic eye-pop animation. You will learn to exaggerate emotions for comical effect. You will use a combination of Wind-up, Shake, and Spacing to create an impact with this bit of acting.

Why Is This Important?

This recipe is a simple variation on a classic cartoon cliche. Part of the importance, aside from applying animation principles to a new piece of emotion reaction, with the eye-pop is that new animators now become part of the legacy of  silliness and hyper exaggeration in cartoons. The Road Runner, Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, Spongebob, etc. have all used the eye-pop frequently and to great effect.