Synopses & Reviews
This innovative introduction to drawing and animation is also a stimulating manual for students and seasoned professionals looking to refresh their skills. Beginning with the fundamentals of drawingwhich serves as a basis for exploring animation itselfthe book then details how to observe and draw in proportion, analyze complicated objects and human poses, insinuate depth, understand space and angle of viewing, and how to visually tell a story. It teaches the drawing skills that must be possessed by all artists who plan to work in the animation fieldthe skills needed before turning on the computer.
About the Author
Dave Brain has worked for the Walt Disney Studio and has animated Mickey Mouse, Charlie Brown, Scooby Doo, and dozens of Sesame Street characters. He has also done storyboard work for Garfield, Ducktales, and Cartoon Networks Cow and Chicken Show in addition to animation direction for Batman, Grim and Evil, King of the Hill, Men in Black, and Winnie the Pooh. He lives in Los Angeles.