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Layout and Composition for Animation,9780240814414

Layout and Composition for Animation

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 7/7/2010
Publisher(s): ROUTLEDGE
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There is no doubt that Disney studios are the master of animation in many forms from the pen and ink of "Snow White" to Pixar's Toy Story movies. This textbook takes us into the building blocks of animation, the layout and background of the pictures that are the basis for the cartoon.






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Summary

Ed Ghertner is a highly regarded master craftsman in the animation industry. This textbook is packed with ideas that cover the art of visual story telling. It would be a helpful tool for any animator, layout artist or filmmaker. Mark Kirkland -- Three-time Emmy Award-winning Director of The Simpsons

This essential, hands-on guide is filled with examples of what a composition should look like an example of poorly designed layouts. Spot potential problems before they cost time and money, and adapt creative solutions for your own projects with this invaluable resource for beginner and intermediate artists.

With Beauty and the Beast examples and Simpson character layouts, readers will learn how to develop character layout and background layout as well as strengthen composition styles with a creative toolset of trick shot examples and inspirational case studies. A companion website will include further technique based tools, finalized layout and composition examples and tutorials for further artistic skill development.

- Adapt key techniques, tips and tricks of an experienced layout artists with 30 years of experience to your film, television and animation projects.

-Save time and money with workflow solutions and avoid common mistakes and problems with troubleshooting tips and tricks.

-Implement creative solutions for your own projects with this invaluable resource for beginner and intermediate artists with examples of what a composition should look like an example of poorly designed layouts.

-Create professional character layouts and background layouts as well as strengthen composition styles with a creative toolset of trick shot examples, inspirational case studies and professional Disney examples and Simpson character layouts.

-Further your artistic skill development with an interactive, companion website which will include finalized layout and composition examples and tutorials.

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