I initially got this for animation school, but I've found that I've been using it even after I got out. Being a freelancer, I'm always questing out for knowledge and cutting-edge views - but back in the day when Disney was just getting its animated little paws on the ground, the guys behind everything were really doing something that would shake the cinematic world to its core. This book is a great reflection on the history, educational points and workings of animation, offering a lot of great advice for anyone in or out of school for it, and maybe even the passionate fanatic.
That being said, it's no wonder that this was a must-have in class. It's pretty wild that my school depended on this and only a couple of other books to teach our classes. In the end, animation's really about how much time and experience you have with it, but... If you wanna up your game in the field, this is one of the best books out there I can think of.
Good luck out there, guys!
- Hardcover: 575 pages
- Publisher: Hyperion; Revised, Subsequent edition (21 March 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0786860707
- ISBN-13: 978-0786860708
- Product Dimensions: 27.3 x 3.8 x 29.2 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 2.8 Kg
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 14,445 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)