Virtual Apprentice : Cartoon Animator

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Infobase Publishing, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Virtual Apprentice: Cartoon Animator introduces readers to the exciting and colorful world of animation.

Ideal for anyone who has ever dreamed of animating cartoons, this accessible new career book provides a behind-the-scenes look at a job in this field, featuring profiles of working professionals, A Day in the Life activity list that details a typical day on the job, and Reality Check sidebars to help readers decide if this is the job for them. This engaging career guide is loaded with full-color and black-and-white photographs and other helpful features.

Chapters include:
  • The Dawn of Animation
  • Animator at Work
  • Animation Tech and Trends
  • Serious Training for a Funny Business
  • Filling in the Background
  • Kids Ask, Animators Answer
  • Animator for a Day.
 

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Contents
3
The Wonderful World of Animation
4
The Dawn of Animation
6
Animator at Work
18
Animation Tech and Trends
24
Serious Training for a Funny Business
32
Filling in the Background
40
Kids Ask Animators Answer
50
Cartoon Animator for a Day
56
More Resources for Young Cartoon Animators
62
Index
64
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Don Rauf is the editor of Careers and Colleges, a magazine for high school juniors and seniors, and he helped write the Career Ideas for Teens series for Facts on File and Checkmark Books. He has published articles in Seventeen, Nick Jr., Young Entrepreneur, and many other youth-oriented publications. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Monique Vescia is an editor and writer of children's books. She is a contributor to the Career Ideas for Teens series for Facts on File and Checkmark Books. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

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