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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User Review  - SESchend - LibraryThing

Marvelous book by two of Disney's original animators ("the Nine Old Men") and a great example of craftsmanship in animation as well as near-boundless creativity. Read full review

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User Review  - jasonli - LibraryThing

"The Illusion of Life" tells the tumultuous story of the beginning of Disney animation, how they grew from making shorts to feature films, and how they polished their craft as the post World World Two ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
Acknowledgments
11
An Art Form Is Born
13
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

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