From Steamboat Willie (1928), the first Disney film; snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), through to successful modern franchises such as Toy Story and Frozen. Although time-consuming, hand-drawn animation is best suited to storytelling, due to its versatile nature and ability to add a warm, characterful and nostalgic feel to a project. Creating animation in this way enables you to get a good understanding of the style and art direction at an early stage in the project.
With simple shapes, characters and colour palettes, this style is perfect for use online and can easily be adapted into short-form content, such as gifs for social media. Disregarding ambiguity in favour of directness, infographics allow people to grasp the fundamentals of a concept without all the unnecessary….