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Beginner's Guide to Animation: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

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Publisher Comments:

Got a digital camera, basic software, and a computer? Youre good to go!

• A complete toolbox for creating 2D and stop-motion movies

• Includes ready-to-scan templates plus tips, shortcuts, and more

• Great for YouTube fans and everyone who loves animated movies

To beginners, making an animated movie can seem like voodoo magic. And in fact, until recently, animation was expensive and time-consuming. But now, now, with the help of Beginners Guide to Animation, anyone can make animated movies, using a digital camera, basic software, and a computer. The book begins with an illustrated guide to setting up a simple animation studio at home, including a list of essential items. Then new animators hit the ground running with six innovative, instructive projects designed to develop technical skills and explore the potential of animation. A full collection of scannable templates make it even easier to get started and to finish up. Tips, tricks, and clear instructions on editing, scoring, even making your own show reels and shorts make this the complete one-volume guide to amazing friends and family–and everyone on YouTube!–with great I-made-it-myself animation.

Synopsis:

SG

Synopsis:

Got a digital camera, basic software, and a computer? Youre good to go!

• A complete toolbox for creating 2D and stop-motion movies

• Includes ready-to-scan templates plus tips, shortcuts, and more

• Great for YouTube fans and everyone who loves animated movies

To beginners, making an animated movie can seem like voodoo magic. And in fact, until recently, animation was expensive and time-consuming. But now, now, with the help of Beginners Guide to Animation, anyone can make animated movies, using a digital camera, basic software, and a computer. The book begins with an illustrated guide to setting up a simple animation studio at home, including a list of essential items. Then new animators hit the ground running with six innovative, instructive projects designed to develop technical skills and explore the potential of animation. A full collection of scannable templates make it even easier to get started and to finish up. Tips, tricks, and clear instructions on editing, scoring, even making your own show reels and shorts make this the complete one-volume guide to amazing friends and family-and everyone on YouTube!-with great I-made-it-myself animation.

About the Author

Mary Murphy is an experienced animator who works in stop-motion and sand on glass. A senior technical instructor at the Bristol School of Animation at the University of the West in England, she lives in Bristol, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823099221
Subtitle:
Everything you Need to Know to get Started
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Author:
Murphy, Mary
Subject:
PER017000
Subject:
Animation
Subject:
Film and Television-Animation
Subject:
Film and Television-Reference
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20081014
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
INCLUDES 350 + COLOR AND B and W ILLUSTR
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.90x8.40x.40 in. 1.15 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Got a digital camera, basic software, and a computer? Youre good to go!

• A complete toolbox for creating 2D and stop-motion movies

• Includes ready-to-scan templates plus tips, shortcuts, and more

• Great for YouTube fans and everyone who loves animated movies

To beginners, making an animated movie can seem like voodoo magic. And in fact, until recently, animation was expensive and time-consuming. But now, now, with the help of Beginners Guide to Animation, anyone can make animated movies, using a digital camera, basic software, and a computer. The book begins with an illustrated guide to setting up a simple animation studio at home, including a list of essential items. Then new animators hit the ground running with six innovative, instructive projects designed to develop technical skills and explore the potential of animation. A full collection of scannable templates make it even easier to get started and to finish up. Tips, tricks, and clear instructions on editing, scoring, even making your own show reels and shorts make this the complete one-volume guide to amazing friends and family-and everyone on YouTube!-with great I-made-it-myself animation.

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