The illusion of life: Disney animation

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Hyperion, Oct 5, 1995 - Art - 575 pages
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Written by the ultimate Disney insiders, this "bible" of animation has become a legend in itself. This volume seeks to explain the process that makes Disney's animation unique--what sets the work of the Disney studios apart from other animation products. Here are original sketches of best-loved Disney characters, how memorable movie sequences were made, and anecdotes about working with Walt. Full-color throughout. National ads/media.

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This is a great book if you are into drawing and even if you arent! Its great for posteritys sake. The imaging is tastful and imaginitive. Very nice book for the money! Read full review

The illusion of life: Disney animation

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Thomas and Johnston, two of Disney's original animators, here give the inside scoop on how the studio created the works that have charmed the world. "The text is ambitious," said LJ's reviewer (LJ 12 ... Read full review


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Johnston is one of the "Nine Old Men" of Disney Animation.