• Loaded with full-color images, hands-on tutorials, and interviews with industry experts.
• Provides unique, current techniques that readers can apply directly to their animation projects.
• Written for beginners and experts alike, this book appeals to both traditional animators trying to break into CG, and CG animators who want to learn traditional animation techniques.
• 2D and CG Forwards written by Floyd Norman and Richard Taylor.
About the authors:
Angie Jones began her animation career at a San Diego studio with more than 150 traditional animators 12 years ago. Although she was trained at Atlanta College of Art in Fine Arts, she readily embraced animating with the computer. She has worked on numerous productions, including Stuart Little 2, Disney’s 50th Anniversary commercials, Oddworld: Abe’s Exodus, Garfield, Dino Crises 3, Pan's Labyrinth, Zoom, Scooby Doo Too, XMen 2, and National Treasure.
Jamie Oliff was trained in classical animation at Sheridan College of Art and Design and has worked in the animation industry for more than 20 years. An award-winning director and long time feature film animator, his credits include the first season of The Ren and Stimpy Show, and many feature length animated pictures such as Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Hercules, The Emperor’s New Groove, and CGI animation on titles ranging from Kangaroo Jack to Scooby Doo Too and National Treasure.
Offers Unparalleled Insight Into the Past and Future of Animation!
Thinking Animation includes Forewords written by Floyd Norman a traditional 2D artist for Walt Disney Feature and Hanna Barbera Productions, and Richard Taylor a director, designer and CG pioneer.
Henry Anderson, Bernd Angerer, Carlos Baena, Mark Behm , Chris Bailey, Tony Bancroft, Dave Brewster, Tom Capizzi, Brian Dowrick, Cory Rocco Florimonte, Dan Fowler, Angie Glocka , Eric Goldberg , Ido Gondelman , Evan Gore, Scott Holmes , Cathlin Hildalgo-Polvani, Victor Huang, Ethan Hurd , Ed Hooks, Mark Keotsier , Bert Klein, Keith Lango, Laura McCreary, Darin McGowan, Cameron Miyasaki, Mike Murphy , Floyd Norman , Eddie Pittman , Mike Polvani, Fred Raimondi, Nik Ranieri , Leigh Rens, Keith Roberts , Troy Saliba , Joe Scott , Tom Sito , David Smith , Roberto Smith , Javier Solsona, Mike Surrey, Richard Taylor , Conrad Vernon , Roger Vizard , Don Waller , Larry Weinberg , Paul Wood , Bill Wright , and Dave Zaboski .
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