Design beautiful, professional-level animated effects with these detailed step-by-step tutorials from former Disney animator and animated effects expert Joseph Gilland. Filled with beautiful, full-color artwork, Elemental Magic, Volume II, breaks down the animated effect process from beginning to end-including booming explosions, gusting winds, magical incantations, and raging fires. He also breaks down the process of effects "clean-up," as well as timing and frame rates. The companion website includes real-time footage of the author lecturing as he animates the drawings from the book. In these videos, he elucidates the entire process from blank page to final animation. See it all come to life like never before. Throughout the book, Joseph refers to and includes examples from his own professional work from feature films such as Lilo & Stitch and Tarzan.
PRAISE FOR ELEMENTAL MAGIC, VOLUME I:
"Gilland's fascinating new book [is] a revelation of the amazing blend of the art and craft behind of classical effects animation."-Don Hahn, Academy Award-nominated producer of Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King
The Elements; The Wave; The Splash; Lighting a Fire; Blowing it Up; The Magic Touch