Having made this assessment, the assistant superimposes the drawings (key points over key points). The breakdown drawing can then be completed more accurately, eliminating potential visual errors.

It is often necessary for the animator to make the action move along an arc, or curved path of action. This makes it much more difficult for the assistant, whose visualizing capacity is stretched even further. Consider a pendulum that is swinging from one side of the screen to the other:

The breakdown drawing would be assessed as:

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