Synopses & Reviews
These lively pages burst with hands-on instruction for creating clever, colorful character animation. Once again, this best-selling author knows just what readers want, and he provides it with this timely instructional on that hugely popular and magical art form: animation.
Everywhere we turn movies, television, videos, CD-ROM animated characters capture our imagination. This superb book shows aspiring cartoonists and animators how to learn or adapt skills to the lucrative, ever-growing field of animated art. Inviting, step-by-step demonstrators present animation with the emphasis most helpfully placed on cartooning, rather than film technique. The wide-ranging instruction teaches how to create images of hilarious antics and mischief; bring alive enchanted fairy tales and action adventures; conceive brand-new characters with original looks: design contemporary looking settings and backgrounds; and prepare professional-quality storyboards.
Step-by-step demonstrations show aspiring cartoonists and animators how to learn or adapt skills to the field of animated art, with the emphasis placed on cartooning rather than film technique.
These pages burst with step-by-step instruction for creating colorful animation, from character design to professional storyboards and action-packed layouts.
About the Author
Christopher Hart is Watson-Guptill's best-selling author; his previous books have sold more than a million copies. He lives in Westport, Connecticut.