How And When To Use Secondary Action

Animator Chiara Porri Looks at How to Use Secondary Action in Animation and When a Shot Requires it

Chiara Porri is an animation expert who has been teaching the principles of her craft for years. Her latest tutorial covers one such principle, secondary action – which can be used in both simple or complex movements alike!
She currently offers a series on Youtube called “I Want To Be An Animator” with videos about key topics like Secondary Action Animation Principle and more to help you get started as well if that’s what interests you too.”

Secondary animations are used to enhance the main action and not take over completely. Too much secondary animation can confuse viewers, so think about what you’re doing as something that is intended for supportive purposes only! Check out more of Chiara’s awesome tutorials here: