Disney's Art of animation: from Mickey Mouse to Beauty and the Beast

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Hyperion, Nov 30, 1991 - Fiction - 208 pages
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Thomas celebrates the magic of animation, explaining the basic techniques and giving examples of story sketches, layout animation drawings and background paintings--all the elements that go into the making of an animated film. With the cooperation of Walt Disney Productions, the publication of the book will tie in with the upcoming film Beauty and the Beast. 200 full-color illustrations.

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Review: Disney's Art of Animation #1: From Mickey Mouse, To Beauty and the Beast

User Review  - Danny - Goodreads

A good overview of the history of Disney animation, chronicling the early days up to the latest Disney animated feature at the time of writing of the book: Beauty and the Beast. A big portion of the ... Read full review

Review: Disney's Art of Animation #1: From Mickey Mouse, To Beauty and the Beast

User Review  - Rachel Nabors - Goodreads

I picked up this edition of the book specifically because it was recommended on a "list of books for aspiring animators." It is a delightfully light introduction to the history of Disney animation ... Read full review

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Thomas is the first author to be honored with a star on Hollywood Boulevard's walk of fame.

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