The Animator'S Workbook: Step-By-Step Techniques Of Drawn Animation
Publish Date: 1988-09-01
Author: Tony White
The Animator's Workbook offers a complete course on the principles and techniques of drawn animation. Stressing that animation is a subtle and exacting art form which breathes life into inanimate drawings, Tony White, an award-winning animator, covers every aspect of the process. He provides technical information and explains in easy-to-follow text and step-by-step illustrations, how to capture movement, expression, and emotion. He shows you how to convncingly animate birds and animals and explores special effects - wind, water, fire, and solid objects - that can add realism, drama, and atmosphere to animation.
This book takes the mystery out of the animation process and provides sound, reliable guidance and information. Topics include:
Content The Process of Animation The Animator's Toolkit Inbetweening Head Turns Walks Runs Realistic Touches Technical Information Exaggerated Action The Animal Kingdom Dialogue Animated Effects Backgrounds