How to Draw Animation


Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780823023653
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 144
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Provides instructions on drawing and instilling movement in animal and human animated characters, including children, individualizing characters, and revealing emotion, and offers an interview with one of the directors of "The Lion King" and advice on becoming a professional animator

Animation

Learn How to Draw Animated Cartoons
Author: Preston Blair
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781258474348
Category: Animation (Cinematography)
Page: 44
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Originally published: Laguna Beach, Calif.: Foster Art Service, 1949, as number 26 in the How to draw books series.

How to Make Animated Films

Tony White's Masterclass Course on the Traditional Principles of Animation
Author: Tony White
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136139338
Category: Art
Page: 512
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Sadly the days of the traditional studio apprenticeship in animation are long gone but this book enables the reader to find the next best thing, watching and observing a Master Animator at work. Become Tony White's personal animation apprentice, and experience the golden era of the great Disney and Warner Brothers studios right in your own home or studio. Tony White's Animation Master Class is uniquely designed to cover the core principles of animated movement comprehensively. It offers a DVD with animated movies and filmed excerpts of the author at his drawing board to illustrate the concepts as the work is being created. Tony White's Animation Master Class offers secrets and unique approaches only a Master Animator could share. The book comes out of the author's six years of real-world professional experience teaching animation, and 30 years of professional experience. Whether you want to become a qualified animator of 2D, 3D, Flash or any other form of animation, Tony White's foundations bring you closer to that goal. The DVD is invaluable, in that readers are not only taught principles and concepts in the book, they are able to see them demonstrated in action in the movies on the DVD.

Animate to Harmony

The Independent Animator's Guide to Toon Boom
Author: Adam Phillips
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 113451039X
Category: Computers
Page: 456
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Want to create studio-quality work and get noticed? Just coming off Flash and looking for a Toon Boom intro? Are you a traditional pencil-and-paper animator? From scene setup to the final render, learn how to navigate the Toon Boom interface to create animation that can be published on a variety of platforms and formats. Animate to Harmony guides you through Toon Boom’s Animate, Animate Pro and Harmony programs, teaching you how to create high-quality 2D animation of all complexities. The main text focuses onfeatures that are common across all three programs while "Advanced Techniques" boxes throughout the book elaborate on Pro and Harmony features, appealing to all levels of experience with any of the three main Toon Boom products.

How to Animate Film Cartoons


Author: Preston Blair
Publisher: Walter Foster Pub
ISBN: 9781560100690
Category: Design
Page: 38
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The Cartooning titles in the How to Draw and Paint Series are packed with fundamental cartooning and animation techniques, along with practical information and helpful tips to get beginners started quickly and easily. Each book covers a variety of cartooning styles and teaches readers how to render residents of the cartoon world with simple step-by-step instructions.

Sketching for Animation

Developing Ideas, Characters and Layouts in Your Sketchbook
Author: Peter Parr
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 135003391X
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 352
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Drawing and sketching are central to the art of animation and can be crucial tools in designing and developing original stories, characters and layouts. Sketching for Animation offers a wealth of examples, exercises and tips from an army of professional animators to help you develop essential sketching, technical drawing and ideation techniques. With interviews and in-depth case studies from some of today's leading animators, including Bill Plympton, Glen Keane, Tori Davis and John Canemaker, this is a unique guide to turning your sketchbook - the world's cheapest, most portable pre-visualisation tool - into your own personal animation armory.

Timing for Animation


Author: Harold Whitaker,John Halas
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 113613462X
Category: Art
Page: 148
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Written by two internationally acclaimed animators, this classic text teaches you all you need to know about the art of timing and its importance in the animated film. This reissue includes a new foreword by John Lasseter, executive vice president of Pixar Animation Studios and director of 'Toy Story', 'Toy Story 2', 'A Bug's Life' and 'Monsters Inc.' He sets the wealth of information in this classic text in context with today's world of computer animation, showing how this is a must-have text if you want to succeed as a traditional drawn, or computer animator. Learn all the tips and tricks of the trade from the professionals. How should the drawings be arranged in relation to each other? How many are needed? How much space should be left between one group of drawings and the next? How long should each drawing, or group of drawings, remain on the screen to give the maximum dramatic effect? The art of timing is vital. Highly illustrated throughout, points made in the text are demonstrated with the help of numerous superb drawn examples. 'Timing for Animation' not only offers invaluable help to those who are learning the basis of animation techniques, but is also of great interest to anyone currently working in the field and is a vital source of reference for every animation studio. John Halas, known as the 'father of animation' and formerly of Halas and Batchelor Animation unit, produced over 2000 animations, including the legendary 'Animal Farm' and the award winning 'Dilemma'. He was also the founder and president of the ASIFA and former Chairman of the British Federation of Film Societies. Harold Whitaker is a professional animator and teacher. Many of his former students are now among some of the most outstanding animation artists of today.

Flipping Out: The Art of Flip Book Animation

Learn to Illustrate & Create Your Own Animated Flip Books Step by Step
Author: David Hurtado
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 1633220710
Category: Art
Page: 64
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Learn to create an animated flip book from start to finish! Flipping Out: The Art of Flip Book Animation guides readers through the entire flip book animation process, from brainstorming and storyboarding, to drawing, adding color, and more. Aspiring animators will learn all of the skills to create flip books of their own, including keyframes, in-betweens, animating characters, and binding their animations into a book. Using the enclosed drawing pencil and step-by-step lessons as a guide, readers can then animate and personalize the two blank flip books included inside.

Cartooning: Animation 1 with Preston Blair

Learn to animate cartoons step by step
Author: Preston Blair
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 9780929261515
Category: Art
Page: 44
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"Let world-renowned animator Preston Blair introduce you to the magical world of cartooning and animation! Whether youÆre creating traditional or computer art, you'll find valuable information in this book, which covers the most important aspects of cartooning, such as working out layouts, planning scenes, and synchronizing mouth action. It also provides instruction on drawing a variety of believable animated characters, with tips on using lines of action to create realistic motion. Widely considered one of the best cartooning references available, this book is an essential library addition for every aspiring animator."

Animation Sketchbooks


Author: Laura Heit
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452119700
Category: Art
Page: 320
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In Animation Sketchbooks, fifty of the leading contemporary talents working in independent animation offer a glimpse into their private sketchbooks. During the conceptual stages of their projects, these groundbreaking and award-winning artists employ a variety of mediums to exercise their creativity, including pencil, paint, collage, puppetry, and photography. Each artist shares a selection of their craft along with personal insights into their influences and the artistic processes behind their unique sketches, character studies, storyboards, and doodles. The range of visions and techniques on display provide endless inspiration and allow a rare insight into the scope of the animator's art.

Humongous Book of Cartooning


Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0823085589
Category: Art
Page: 224
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Chris Hart's Humongous Book of Cartooning is a great value book covering everything the beginner needs to master cartooning. It teaches how to draw cartoon people, fantasy characters, layouts, background design and much more. This latest cartoon title from Chris Hart, the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books, packs a wallop. It's the cartooning book that has it all: cartoon people, animals, retro-style "toons'", funny robots (no one has ever done cartoon robots in a how-to book before, and movies like "Wall-E" and "Robots" were smash hits and prove their appeal), fantasy characters and even sections on cartoon costumes, character design, and cartoon backgrounds and composition. The Humongous Book of Cartooning is humongous, not only because it's so big, but also because it includes a huge amount of original eye-catching characters and copious visual "side hints" that Chris is famous for. There is more actual instruction in this book than in any other of Chris' cartooning titles. In short, if you want to know how to draw cartoons, Chris Hart's Humongous Book of Cartooning is for you. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Advanced animation


Author: Preston Blair
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5879740358
Category: Art
Page: 40
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Advanced animation - Learn How to draw animated cartoons.

Cartoon Animation


Author: Preston Blair
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 9781560100843
Category: Art
Page: 224
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"This is the one sourcebook that cartooning and animation enthusiasts have been clamoring about for years! A time-tested classic, this tried-and-true reference is often used as a textbook in cartooning workshops, and beginning and professional cartoonists alike are known to have copies of Cartoon Animation in their libraries. In this comprehensive title, famed animator Preston Blair shares his expertise on how to develop a cartoon character, create dynamic movement, and coordinate dialogue with action. Topics include character development, line of action, dialogue, timing, and, of course, animation! This valuable resource provides all the inspiration and information you need to begin drawing your own animated characters."

Beginner's Guide to Animation


Author: Mary Murphy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780823099221
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 128
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An illustrated guide to creating low-budget two-dimensional stop-motion films, how to set up an animation station and make models, and how to film and edit.

Cartooning: Cartooning 1

Learn the basics of cartooning
Author: Jack Keely,Carson Van Osten
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 1610598407
Category: Art
Page: 32
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Learn all about the exciting realm of cartooning! In Cartooning 1, Jack Keely (with some help from Carson van Osten) invites you into the cartooning world and shows you how to create a variety of lovable characters-from a perky puppy to a personable toaster! In this book, the author explains his drawing techniques, as well as his methods of developing a cartoon to its fullest. You will learn to impart personality and expression as you discover a host of tips and techniques that will help you really bring your cartoons to life. Best of all, you’ll find a wealth of charming cartoon characters to inspire you. This book will be a welcome addition to any cartoonist's library!

How to Draw Incredible Dinosaurs


Author: Kristen McCurry,Juan Calle
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1429687509
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
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"Provides information and step-by-step drawing instructions for 30 dinosaurs"--Provided by publisher.