Animation: The Whole Story

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Allworth Press, 2003 - Art - 309 pages
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“A valuable and exhaustive guide.”—Animation World

Professional animator Howard Beckerman has drawn them all: Popeye, Heckle & Jeckle, even Mickey Mouse. In Animation, he offers a road map to the complex art of making an animated feature. Vivid sketches, screen shots, and step-by-step illustrations show how to make a drawing come to life, create storyboards, use form and color, develop a soundtrack, edit, and more. This new edition is also thoroughly updated to reflect the latest trends surrounding digital technology. Animation provides artists and aspiring filmmakers with everything they need to carve their niche in today's quickly evolving animation industry.

• Contains a well-chosen portfolio of 437 visual examples and step-by-step instructions

• Copublished with the School of Visual Arts

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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

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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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