Animation: the whole story

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Allworth Press, Sep 1, 2003 - Performing Arts - 336 pages
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This expert guide provides animation artists with all the tools and know-howhey need to get started. Drawing from his versatile background as annimator, entrepreneur and studio owner, the author offers an accessibleoadmap to the technically complex art of making animated movies.;Vividketches, screenshots and step-by-step illustrations guide readers throughhe various stages, from crafting suspenseful characters and stories,reating story boards and layout techniques to the animation process, the usef form and colour, filming, creating soundtrack and editing. Topics arealanced carefully between classics such as storytelling techniques andecent digital trends, between guidance for aspiring studio artists and thoseeeking independence. Readers receive advice on the role of the art director,ow to find work in the animation industry, how to market oneself, and how tout together one's own project within a limited budget. A comprehensivehapter on the history of animation, presented in a witty, easy-to-understandtyle, offers insightful lessons to educators and students.;Versatile,

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I would recommend this book to anyone with a passing interest in animation in general, or a serious interest in the history of animation, pre-production or production of animated works, or the ... Read full review

Animation: the whole story

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If you've seen Mighty Mouse, Heckle and Jeckle, or Popeye or have watched Sesame Street , then you've seen Beckerman's work. Considered one of the fathers of animation, he worked for over 30 years in ... Read full review


An Animators History of Animation 1 The Curtain Rises
The Studios Are Born
Jolson Speaks Mickey Squeaks

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\Howard Beckerman has spent more than 30 years working in most every facet of animation. A teacher at the School of Visual Arts, he lives in Flushing, NY.

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