The Take

Alright, here's another project from classical animation term 2 - The Take. Just in case you don't know what a take is, it's a sudden change of emotion, usually conveyed through a wild and crazy action, such as the character's eyes popping out, his jaw literally dropping to the floor, and/or pretty much anything else you could possibly think of. The take is one of the most enjoyable things to animate. For good examples of takes, check out some Tex Avery cartoons, especially the stuff he did for MGM. He loved takes so much, he created several cartoons just as a showcase for them. A personal favorite is Northwest Hounded Police:

Now here's mine:

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