Animation: Animation

  • Acting for Animators

    2nd Edition

    By Ed Hooks

    Ed Hooks' indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved! Hooks uses basic acting theory to explain everything from character movement and facial expressions to interaction and scene construction. Just as acting on film and on stage are very different disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Prepare to Board! Creating Story and Characters for Animated Features and Shorts, third Edition

    By Nancy Beiman

    Successful storyboards and poignant characters have the power to make elusive thoughts and emotions tangible for audiences. Packed with illustrations that illuminate and a text that entertains and informs, Prepare to Board, 3rd edition presents the methods and techniques of animation master, Nancy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-07 
    CRC Press

  • Frame-By-Frame Stop Motion

    The Guide to Non-Puppet Photographic Animation Techniques, Second Edition

    By Tom Gasek

    Single frame film-making has been around as long as film itself. It is the ancestor to modern day special effects and animation. Despite its age-old practice, Single frame film making and stop-motion animation continues to influence media and culture with its magic. Current advances in technology…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing

    10th Anniversary Edition

    By Mike Mattesi

    Bring your artwork to life with the power of the FORCE! Watch, listen, and follow along as Mike Mattesi demonstrates the fundamental FORCE line and explains dynamic figure drawing techniques. Packed with superb, powerfully drawn examples, the updated third edition of FORCE features an all-new…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Force Drawing Series

  • Stop Motion: Craft Skills for Model Animation

    3rd Edition

    By Susannah Shaw

    Stop motion animation is a challenging and time-consuming skill that requires patience, adaptability, and a close eye to detail. Stop Motion: Craft Skills for Model Animation, 3rd Edition is the essential guide to help stop motion animators overcome these challenges of this highly-skilled…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Focal Press

  • On Animation

    The Director's Perspective Vol 1

    By Ron Diamond

    On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer. Interviews cover…

    Paperback – 2017-01-02
    CRC Press

  • On Animation

    The Director's Perspective Vol 2

    By Ron Diamond

    On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer. Interviews cover…

    Paperback – 2017-01-02
    CRC Press

  • FORCE: Drawing Human Anatomy

    By Mike Mattesi

    The newest book in Michael Mattesi’s Force Drawing series takes movement to the next level. Force: Drawing Human Anatomy, explores the different facets of motion and the human body. As opposed to the memorization technique, Mattesi stresses the function of each body part and how gravity relative to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-29
    CRC Press
    Force Drawing Series

  • Craft Notes for Animators

    A Perspective on a 21st Century Career

    By Ed Hooks

    If Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs represented the Animation industry’s infancy, Ed Hooks thinks that the current production line of big-budget features is its artistically awkward adolescence. While a well-funded marketing machine can conceal structural flaws, uneven performances and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Animation: A World History

    Volume I: Foundations - The Golden Age

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    A continuation of 1994’s groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi’s Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Focal Press

  • Animation: A World History

    Volume II: The Birth of a Style - The Three Markets

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    A continuation of 1994’s groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi’s Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Focal Press

  • Animation: A World History

    Volume III: Contemporary Times

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    A continuation of 1994’s groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi’s Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Focal Press

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