Action!: Acting Lessons for CG Animators (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 8, 2009 - Computers - 352 pages
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In order to bring a character to life, it is beneficial for animators to have a solid understanding of acting principles, and this book examines the important skills behind the artistry of creating animated characters. With a particular emphasis on a character’s motions and movement, this unique resource covers the basic elements of acting for CG animation and then progresses to more advanced topics such as internal intent and motivation.

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 7
7
Appendix
14
Foundations of Animation
39
Chapter3 Stanislavskis System
67
Chapter4 Commedia dellArte
89
Using the Work of Michael
145
Exercises Using the Michael Chekhov
162
Chapter7 Essences
177
Chapter8 Laban Effort Analysis
203
Creating Laban Effort Shapes
229
Chapter9 Alba Emoting
237
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About the author (2009)

John Kundert-Gibbs is an associate professor of Animation in the Theatre and Film Studies Department at the University of Georgia. He is the author of numerous books on Maya and 3D animation.

Kristin Kundert-Gibbs is assistant professor of Acting and Voice in the Theatre and Film Studies Department at the University of Georgia and has worked as an actress, producer, director, and vocal coach.

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