Synopses & Reviews
Even beginning artists can master animation and enjoy the thrill of seeing their drawings spring to life! And every step in the process outlined and illustratedfrom creating compelling characters to setting up a convincing scenecan be done at home or in the smallest studio. Discover all the basics that go into making an animated film: how to build expressive bodies; develop a storyboard and plot; compose a background; stage and frame; establish timing; and produce special effects like smoke and flames. Youll even see how to draw multiples that fool the eye into thinking limbs are moving, blur frames for a fast action shot, and distort perspective.