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  • Character Creation for Games and Animation

    Professional Techniques with Maya and ZBrush

    By Michael Ingrassia

    Learn the proper tools, techniques and methods used by the pros, along with many tips and tricks to achieving amazing character creations. Readers will also gain an understanding of the processes, workflows and methods used in a studio pipeline from an Art Director’s point of view. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-12-30 
    Focal 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 – 2016-12-20 
    CRC Press
    Force Drawing Series

  • Timing in 3D Animation

    It's About Time

    By Michal Makarewicz

    It’s About Timing ushers timing for animation into the digital age, offering the same timeless techniques used by every animator to date but applying them to modern media. The 3D medium allows for much more complexity in animation, and the art of timing can become lost or misunderstood amongst…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Focal Press

  • FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing

    10th Anniversary Edition

    By Mike Mattesi

    Capture the force in your life drawing subjects with this practical guide to dynamic figure drawing techniques. Packed with superb, powerfully drawn examples, the updated third edition of FORCE features an all-new section on the "FORCE blob," dozens of fresh illustrations and, for the first time…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    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 – 2016-12-07 
    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 – 2016-11-04 
    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 – 2016-11-04 
    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 – 2016-11-04 
    Focal 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 – 2016-10-25 
    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

  • Lighting for Animation

    The Art of Visual Storytelling

    By Jasmine Katatikarn, Michael Tanzillo

    Lighting for Animation is designed with one goal in mind - to make you a better artist. Over the course of the book, Jasmine Katatikarn and Michael Tanzillo (Senior Lighting TDs, Blue Sky Studios) will train your eye to analyze your work more critically, and teach you approaches and techniques to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Focal Press

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