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The Animator's Survival Kit


  • Author: Richard E. Williams
  • Release Date : 2015-01-22
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • File Size: 875684084 Bytes


World-renowned animator and triple-Oscar-winner Richard Williams presents The Animator's Survival Kit for iBooks. Taking the globally bestselling Kit to a whole new dimension, this stunningly rich eBook provides the underlying principles that every animator needs. Aspiring or professional, digital, classical or stop motion, animators can now engage with Williams and his work like never before. Watch new short films or interact with over 100 animated examples - learn from the legend himself.Features:- the complete 'Expanded Edition' of 'The Animator's Survival Kit'- over 100 animated examples from 'The Animator's Survival Kit Animated' DVD box set- newly released short animations by Richard Williams, including a 9-minute film, 'Circus Drawings'- new p...

Animation Development


  • Author: David B. Levy
  • Release Date : 2010-02-16
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • File Size: 6339530 Bytes


Whether a novice curious about the cartoon production process, a visual arts student who has not yet experienced that big break, or a seasoned professional looking for valuable insight, Animation Development is the go-to guide for creating the perfect pitch. David Levy has been through every aspect of the pitching process--preparation, hope, rejection, success--and now he wraps up his valuable experience to deliver this comprehensive guide on the industry and process. Animation Development will help readers discover how to tap into their creativity to develop something personal yet universal, push projects through collaborations and partnerships, set up pitch meetings, get legal representation and agents, and manage the emotional roller-coaster commo...

The Animator s Survival Kit
Score: 5
From 6 Ratings

The Animator s Survival Kit


  • Author : Richard Williams
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-09-25
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780865478978


The Animator s Survival Kit Book Description :

The Academy Award-winning artist behind Who Framed Roger Rabbit? draws on his master instruction classes to demonstrate essential techniques required of animators of any skill level or method, in an updated edition that provides expanded coverage of such topics as animal gaits and live action. Simultaneous....

The Animator s Survival Kit
Score: 5
From 6 Ratings

The Animator s Survival Kit


  • Author : Richard Williams
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0571238335


The Animator s Survival Kit Book Description :

Animation is one of the hottest areas of filmmaking today—and the master animator who bridges the old generation and the new is Richard Williams. During his nearly fifty years in the business, Williams has been one of the true innovators, winning three Academy Awards and serving as the link between Disney's golden age of animation by hand and the new computer animation exemplified by the films from Pixar. Perhaps even more important, though, has been his dedication in passing along his knowledge to a new generation of animators. In this book, based on his sold-out master classes in the United States and across Europe, Williams provides the underlying principles of animation that every animator—from beginner to expert, classic animator to computer...

Animation Mini  Runs  Jumps and Skips

Animation Mini Runs Jumps and Skips


  • Author : Richard E. Williams
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 057135842X


Animation Mini Runs Jumps and Skips Book Description :

RUNS, JUMPS AND SKIPS From Richard Williams' The Animator's Survival Kit comes key chapters in mini form. The Animator's Survival Kit is the essential tool for animators. However, sometimes you don't want to carry the hefty expanded edition around with you to your college or studio if you're working on just one aspect of it that day. The Animation Minis take some of the most essential chapters and make them available in smaller, lightweight, hand-bag/backpack size versions. Easy to carry. Easy to study. This Mini focuses on Runs, Jumps and Skips. As with Walks, the way we run shows our character and personality. A lazy, heavy person is going to run very differently to an athletic ten-year-old girl. Richard Williams demonstrates how - when you're doin...

Animation Mini  Flexibility and Weight

Animation Mini Flexibility and Weight


  • Author : Richard E. Williams
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0571358438


Animation Mini Flexibility and Weight Book Description :

FLEXIBILITY AND WEIGHT From Richard Williams' The Animator's Survival Kit comes key chapters in mini form. The Animator's Survival Kit is the essential tool for animators. However, sometimes you don't want to carry the hefty expanded edition around with you to your college or studio if you're working on just one aspect of it that day. The Animation Minis take some of the most essential chapters and make them available in smaller, lightweight, hand-bag/backpack size versions. Easy to carry. Easy to study. This Mini focuses on Flexibility and Weight. How do we loosen things up and get snap and vitality into our performance at the same time as keeping the figure stable and solid? The answer: successive breaking of joints to give flexibility. In this min...

Animation Mini  Walks

Animation Mini Walks


  • Author : Richard E. Williams
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0571358411


Animation Mini Walks Book Description :

WALKS From Richard Williams' The Animator's Survival Kit comes key chapters in mini form. The Animator's Survival Kit is the essential tool for animators. However, sometimes you don't want to carry the hefty expanded edition around with you to your college or studio if you're working on just one aspect of it that day. The Animation Minis take some of the most essential chapters and make them available in smaller, lightweight, hand-bag/backpack size versions. Easy to carry. Easy to study. This Mini focuses on Walks. Walks are full of personality. Walks reveal the character, they tell the story of the person. In this Mini Richard Williams provides the building blocks of how to construct walks, using stick figures to make it easy to learn, copy and unde...

Animation Mini  Dialogue  Acting and Directing

Animation Mini Dialogue Acting and Directing


  • Author : Richard E. Williams
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0571358446


Animation Mini Dialogue Acting and Directing Book Description :

DIRECTING, DIALOGUE AND ACTING From Richard Williams' The Animator's Survival Kit comes key chapters in mini form. The Animator's Survival Kit is the essential tool for animators. However, sometimes you don't want to carry the hefty expanded edition around with you to your college or studio if you're working on just one aspect of it that day. The Animation Minis take some of the most essential chapters and make them available in smaller, lightweight, hand-bag/backpack size versions. Easy to carry. Easy to study. This Mini focuses on Directing, Dialogue and Acting. As a director, whatever your idea is, you want to put it over, so the main thing with directing is to be clear - very clear. The Director's job is to hold everything together so that the an...

How to Make Animated Films

How to Make Animated Films


  • Author : Tony White
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-07-14
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136139338


How to Make Animated Films Book Description :

Sadly the days of the traditional studio apprenticeship in animation are long gone but this book enables the reader to find the next best thing, watching and observing a Master Animator at work. Become Tony White's personal animation apprentice, and experience the golden era of the great Disney and Warner Brothers studios right in your own home or studio. Tony White's Animation Master Class is uniquely designed to cover the core principles of animated movement comprehensively. It offers a DVD with animated movies and filmed excerpts of the author at his drawing board to illustrate the concepts as the work is being created. Tony White's Animation Master Class offers secrets and unique approaches only a Master Animator could share. The book comes out o...

Timing for Animation

Timing for Animation


  • Author : Tom Sito
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2013-04-26
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136137105


Timing for Animation Book Description :

The classic work on animation principles, now fully updated for the digital age....

Tony White s Animator s Notebook

Tony White s Animator s Notebook


  • Author : Tony White
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136131974


Tony White s Animator s Notebook Book Description :

Apprentice yourself to a master of classical animation techniques with this beautiful handbook of insider tips and techniques. Apply age-old techniques to create flawless animations, whether you're working with pencil and animation paper or a 3D application....

The Animator   s Sketchbook

The Animator s Sketchbook


  • Author : Tony White
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-03
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315349923


The Animator s Sketchbook Book Description :

The Animator’s Sketchbook will teach students of animation how to improve their work through observation and drawing. It will show readers how to access their inner "animator." With over 60 different gesture and drawing exercises, this book enhances vision, analysis, understanding, and the core skills required to become a master animator. Filled with extensive practice pages, Tony White’s Sketchbook, invites students to demonstrate what they learn. Each exercise is timed, so that the skills acquired, are optimized for efficiency and comprehension. The style and technique of the art produced will be entirely up to the reader, thus making no two sketchbooks alike....