Animation is the process of creating a continuous motion and shape change illusion by means of the rapid display of a sequence of static images that minimally differ from each other. Today's Modern Computer Animation widely uses 3D Animation. 3D Animation is a computer generated illustration that gives objects space. In 3D, the images and the graphics use three dimensions that give characters a depth, which makes them appear to be real and living. The 3D Animation Artist uses computer software to give the pictures and images a life.
3D Animation as a career
An aspirant wishing to pursue a career in Animation can start with an average salary of around Rs 1.2 lakh per annum and can reach up to 12 lakhs per annum (depending on the different profiles an individual chooses). Some of the specializations in 3D Animation include Modeling, Lighting, Rigging, Animation, Visual Effects etc. Rewarding job opportunities exist for 3D Animation Artists in: