Animation: Drawing

  • Professional Manga Character Design

    Taking Your Characters to the Next Level

    By Tania del Rio

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Focal 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

  • Bringing Animals to Life

    A Personal Approach and Practical Strategies from a Disney Animator

    By Russ Edmonds

    Animals are just as much a part of animation as they ever were, but many of today’s artists, stuck inside wrestling with software, miss out on the real-world interaction necessary to properly design and animate these four-legged friends. In Bringing Animals to Life, veteran Disney animator Russ…

    Paperback – 2017-02-26 
    Focal Press

  • Simplifying Color

    A Guide for Traditional Digital Artists

    By Robert Pastrana

    This book is meant to give a beginning or intermediate level reader clear and instructive information about how to control and choose color. Traditional and digital mediums are covered. Introduced is the idea that there are only two problems one can ever have with color: that you have a color in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Essential Effects

    Water, Fire, Wind, and More

    By Mauro Maressa

    Animate the world around you! Follow along with veteran Disney effects artist Mauro Maressa as he teaches you how to create and animate natural phenomena like water, fire, smoke, lightning, lava, mud, and wind. Essential Effects will help you plan, draw, design, and animate traditional 2D effects,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    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 – 2016-12-23 
    CRC Press
    Force Drawing Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    CRC Press

  • 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
    Focal 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

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