Animating water: getting it wrong!!
Sometimes something can be more difficult than it looks Lately I have been on a quest to convincingly depict the flow of water down a river. It hasn't been easy....... In making a running water loop I first wanted to investigate how simple animated shapes and lines could be used to indicate movement. My first point of call was to look at Gifs of rivers and streams, these short animations were very interesting in that they held a minimal amount of images yet believably depict