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The Application of Metaphor and Visual Metaphor in Animation Creation and Expression

Author ChenWenJing
Tutor ZengXin
School Central South University
Course Art of Design
Keywords Metaphor Visual metaphor Animation Creation Performance
CLC J218.7
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Greek times already metaphor and visual metaphor, but metaphors, visual metaphor for the introduction of animation is animation of a new point of view. In modern times, especially on metaphor as the core and penetration to multiple disciplines of metaphor forming start up from the structural level of cognitive and thinking of the intrinsic nature of interpretation of metaphor. Visual metaphor with metaphor was seen as a cognitive phenomenon widely used in the field of visual arts. Animation as a visual art form factor as they should from the metaphor, visual metaphor, theoretical research and enhance its internal improvements on the nature of the development momentum as an animation. Metaphor, visual metaphors and animation creation and performance relationship as a starting point, the use of induction, illustration, comparison of methods, combined with the characteristics of the animation itself to explore the metaphor, visual metaphor in animation and performance, and attempt to cognitive level to explore the art of animation on creative thinking and performance. Visual metaphor metaphor, animation and performance from the two aspects of the the animation narrative and artistic expression. Philosophy and cognitive science recognize the metaphor as a basic understanding of the nature, meaning and value of human metaphorical thinking to better perceive the world and describe the world. Animated narrative as the creator of the concentrated expression of the idea, metaphorical thinking to understand the stories and storytelling, and to realize the idea of ??visual forms of expression through visual metaphor. Through Analysis Animation narrative time, space, perspective and suspense set, draw metaphors, visual metaphor for the story idea and the story described indispensable. Followed with the the metaphorical body and Metaphor to understand the composition of the animation visual metaphor and metaphorical visual conversion process. By successful animation case and philosophy, cognitive science, semiotics, linguistics and other disciplines the metaphor of important ideas and theories associated identify metaphors and visual metaphor for how the animation application and work. The paper then start from the two perspectives of the creators and the audience discussed the metaphor, the implementation of visual metaphors in the animation, the important value of metaphor and visual metaphor for the animation and performance. Finally, the author of metaphor, the principle of the function and use of visual metaphors in the animation to make a preliminary discussion, pointed out that metaphor, visual metaphor to services in the creation and performance of the animation, for future metaphors, visual metaphors in the rational use of animation play certain reference for the creation of space for improvement and development of animation to a reference value.

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