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Animation continues to make earth-shattering leaps and breakthroughs — from the flat world of Mickey Mouse to the 3D universe of WALL-E. The possibilities are endless.  Animation's potential as a powerful communication tool in…
Composing Pictures
Price: $59.95
The principles of and approaches to composition have been intriguing and challenging subjects of study since the beginning of pictorial art.
Designing Sound for Animation
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This nuts-and-bolts guide to sound design for animated films explains audio software, free downloads, how sound works, the power of sound when wielded by an animation filmmaker, and provides varieties of examples for how to…
Francis Glebas, a top Disney storyboard artist, teaches artists a structural approach to clearly and dramatically presenting visual stories. They will learn classic visual storytelling techniques such as conveying meaning with images and directing the…
Become Tony White's personal animation student. Experience many of the teaching techniques of the golden era of Disney and Warner Brothers studios and beyond…_all from the comfort of your own home or studio. Tony…
Nuke 101
Price: $59.95
This start-to-finish, complete guide to Nuke will give you the foundations on the state-of-the-art visual effects software used by professionals in the film and television industries. Along with the hard-won advice and techniques from expert compositor and teacher Ron Ganbar, each chapter covers a complete lesson in the fundamentals, with step-by-step instructions included so you can easily follow along and start using the program right away. The projects used throughout the book are based on real-world examples of professional productions and project files are included with each chapter so you can work through all the examples.
Packed with illustrations that illuminate and a text that entertains and informs, this book explains the methods and techniques of animation preproduction with a focus on story development and character design.
To make great animation, you need to know how to control a whole world: how to make a character, how to make that character live and be happy or sad. You need to create four…
denotes new material. Foreword by John Lasseter. new preface. Preface to 1981 edition. What is good timing?. The storyboard new illustration needed. Traditional hand drawn storyboards. Digital storyboarding…