Animation: Drawing

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tradigital Animate CC

    12 Principles of Animation in Adobe Animate

    By Stephen Brooks

    Learn how to bridge the gap between the traditional animation principles and digital software. Tradigital Flash: 12 Principles of Animation in Adobe Flash brings the essentials of traditional animation and Adobe Flash together. The early masters of animationcreated a list of 12 principles which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    CRC Press

  • Independent Animation

    Developing, Producing and Distributing Your Animated Films

    By Ben Mitchell

    With the advent of advanced hand-held technology and the widespread nature of the internet, the world of animated filmmaking is more exciting and accessible than ever. Due to this cultural and technological development, the success of independent animated film makers is on the rise. Independent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07
    CRC Press

  • The Animator’s Sketchbook

    How to See, Interpret & Draw Like a Master Animator

    By Tony White

    The Animator’s Sketchbook will teach students of animation how to improve their work through observation and drawing. It will show readers how to access their inner "animator." With over 60 different gesture and drawing exercises, this book enhances vision, analysis, understanding, and the core…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10
    CRC Press

  • Physics for Animators

    By Michele Bousquet

    Achieving believable motion in animation requires an understanding of physics that most of us missed out on in art school. Although animators often break the laws of physics for comedic or dramatic effect, you need to know which laws you’re breaking in order to make it work. And while large studios…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Focal Press

  • The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney's Great Animators

    By Andreas Deja

    Learn from the men who changed animation forever Walt Disney’s team of core animators, who he affectionately called his "Nine Old Men," were known for creating Disney’s most famous works, as well as refining the 12 basic principles of animation. Follow master animator and Disney legend Andreas Deja…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23
    Focal Press

  • Simplifying Perspective

    A Step-by-Step Guide for Visual Artists

    By Robert Pastrana

    Master the art of linear perspective. If you’re an animator, illustrator, comic book artist, game artist or anything in between, you need to be able to create images that accurately and realistically show space, dimension and form. Simplifying Perspective is the one and only guide that…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18
    Focal Press

  • Hybrid Animation

    Integrating 2D and 3D Assets, 2nd Edition

    By Tina O'Hailey

    Expand your imagination by letting go of the limitations of traditional animation mediums, software packages, or workflows and integrating 2D and 3D assets. With the updated and expanded second edition of Hybrid Animation you’ll learn how to choose the techniques that best express the artistic and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
    Focal Press

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