Squash & Stretch: It Ain’t Easy In CG
ian Failes asks the filmmakers behind hotel transylvania 3: a monster Vacation how they dealt with the movie’s unique character traits
Sony Pictures Animation talks to Ian Failes about squashing and stretching characters on Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation
You can do pretty much anything in CG animation. You can build your models and then animate them to run, jump and roll-over to your heart’s content. But one thing that is tough to do in CG – it turns out – is squash and stretch. This is that exaggerated motion look that is so closely related to the old 2D Tex Avery cartoons.
Blobby, a character voiced by director genndy tartakovsky