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Sketching for Animation - Developing Ideas, Characters and Layouts in Your Sketchbook

Sketching for Animation - Developing Ideas, Characters and Layouts in Your Sketchbook

Author: Peter Parr (Arts University Bournemouth)
Series: Required Reading Range
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Drawing and sketching are central to the art of animation and can be crucial tools in designing and developing original stories, characters and layouts. Sketching for Animation offers a wealth of examples, exercises and tips from an army of professional animators to help you develop essential sketching, technical drawing and ideation techniques. With interviews and in-depth case studies from some of today's leading animators, including Bill Plympton, Glen Keane, Tori Davis and John Canemaker, this is a unique guide to turning your sketchbook - the world's cheapest, most portable pre-visualisation tool - into your own personal animation armory.

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Using beautiful imagery, detailed case studies and in-depth interviews with 30 professional animators, Sketching for Animation explores a wide range of drawing styles and techniques to help students develop their sketching skills.
Table of contents

Introduction Part One: Drawing and Sketching Techniques 1. Using Simple Shapes 2. Put it in Perspective 3. Drawing Figures and Animals 4. Drawing the 'scapes: land, town and sea 5. Capturing Movement Part Two: Design and Development 6. Developing Ideas 7. Character Development 8. Layout and Background Design Glossary Bibliography Index

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General Fields

  • : 9781474221443
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Academic
  • : March 2016
  • : 270mm X 210mm
  • : March 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Parr (Arts University Bournemouth)
  • : 300 color illus
  • : 352
  • : 741.58
  • : Paperback