Kitchen design flow consists of quite a number of techniques. However, the most popular is the straight line. Just like the name suggests, materials move steadily from one point heading to the other without overlapping. This kitchen design is common since it helps to make the cooking process faster. The designer in charge is normally aware of the things that are being added and the ones that are leaving the kitchen hence making it easy to carry out the desired programs.
The straight line design is recommended for use in those kitchens that have limited space. The design can be placed against the wall and tailored to suit the duties of the user. This style is also flexible because if the space available is not adequate to hold all the foods that you are preparing, then you can change it into a parallel flow. This is another style that is popular and easy to use.
Parallel designs include:
Back to back: This is a central island that is positioned that has two parallel lines. Some people prefer to erect a short wall between the two walls. This is a safety measure that helps to reduce the clutter of the utensils from the kitchen. It also helps to prevent spilled water from flowing to the other side. Nonetheless, the design has its own weakness since washing becomes difficult.
The plumbing in this style is placed in a centralized location. They can be placed on one side of the counter and be shared by both sides of the counter.
Face to face: A centrally located island separates two straight lines of counters. This island is sometimes made large to accommodate a working table. The design is suitable with places where there are a lot of people to be served, like a school. The supervision of the style is suitable but the workers are forced to work with their backs facing each other.
Animation is the art of creating a film by rapidly moving pictures. A sequence of pictures is moved very quickly to create an optical illusion. This occurs due to the fact that the human brain takes time to process the images seen, which creates an illusion that the image is in motion. Animation can be done in both 2 dimension and 3 dimension platform.
Animation can be traced as far as cave paintings of earlier eras to flip books from the past century. The cave paintings include sequence of pictures depicting motion. Flip books are books with sequence of pictures on every page, which create an illusion of motion when the book is flipped through very quickly. After this, came the “cartoons” which were short films with basic animation. The cartoons gained popularity with children. Earlier they were silent films. Shortly after, sounds and voices were integrated into the film.
A great deal of hard work and time is involved in every animation sequence. After the basic layout of the story, script and such, the key frames are made. These frames need to be done for each character in the film. The key frames include images and models of characters in each position required in the film like sitting, standing, sleeping, crouching etc. Some 20 frames are required per second and 2 frames are shown together as a picture. So, for a short film of one minute approximately 600 pictures are required.
The animators need to go into a lot of detailing to make sure the characteristics of each frames are as required. Also, the frames have been disintegrated to such an extent that even a hair of the model is animated according to the scene required. Nowadays, with the advance in technology, it has become easier and less time consuming to make the animation frames. This has also upgraded the quality of the films now being created.