The best 3D and Animation books covering Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Adobe Flash, Digital Art, Drawing and more. Focal Press is an imprint of Routledge.

Focal Press publishes cutting-edge resources in Animation for every stage of your career, from student to working professional. Our authors include Annie Award winners and Disney Legends, and our books provide high-quality content and practical, hands-on information on topics like Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Adobe Flash, Digital Art, Game Design, Game Programming, Game Art, Drawing, and more.

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    By John M. Blain

    This book will introduce you to the controls and steer you towards understanding what Blender can do. With this program you can create 3D models of objects and characters. The objects and characters can be placed in scenes. The scenes are captured by camera and rendered into digital images. The…

    Paperback – 2017-01-18
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    By William Turner, Steve Leonard

    Learn how to program JavaScript while creating interactive audio applications with JavaScript for Sound Artists: Learn to Code With the Web Audio API! William Turner and Steve Leonard showcase the basics of JavaScript language programing so that readers can learn how to build browser based audio…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17
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  • Interactive Stories and Video Game Art

    A Storytelling Framework for Game Design

    By Chris Solarski

    The success of storytelling in games depends on the entire development team—game designers, artists, writers, programmers and musicians, etc.—working harmoniously together towards a singular artistic vision. Interactive Stories and Video Game Art is first to define a common design language for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17
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Editorial Contacts

  • Sean Connelly, Executive Editor

    Sean Connelly publishes animation, game design and web design/development titles. These include both professional books and academic textbooks. With 15 years experience in publishing he welcomes new proposals in this area to add to our market leading animation and game design portfolio. Titles on our list include cutting edge software titles and evergreen art and technique books from some of the most widely recognized animators, game designers, and web designers working and teaching in the field today.


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