books about: animators
The Revised Vault of Walt: Unofficial, Unauthorized, Uncensored Disney Stories Never Told
Theme Park Press
DISNEY STORIES FROM BEST-SELLING HISTORIAN JIM KORKIS This first volume in Disney historian Jim Korkis' classic Vault of Walt series features nearly 30 little-known insider stories about Walt Disney, the Disney films, and the Disney theme parks, including: The perilous four-month stint of famed Warner Bros. animator Chuck Jones at the Disney Studios Why two women you've never heard of were among Walt's most important influences ...
The Animator's Survival Kit--Revised Edition: A Manual of Methods, Principles and Formulas for Classical, ...
Faber & Faber
The definitive book on animation, from the Academy Award-winning animator behind Who Framed Roger Rabbit? 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 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 Vault of Walt: Volume 2: Unofficial, Unauthorized, Uncensored Disney Stories Never Told
Theme Park Press
In this second volume of the best-selling Vault of Walt series, Disney historian Jim Korkis entertains and enlightens with over two dozen stories about Disney films, Disney theme parks, and of course, Walt Disney himself. As well-known Disney authority Lou Mongello writes in the foreword, the stories "in this book are ones only Jim can weave - and told in the way only he can tell them." In a style accessible but authoritative, and brimming ...
Who Was Walt Disney?
Grosset & Dunlap
Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family?s white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri. His affection for small-town life is reflected in Disneyland Main Streets around the world. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography reveals the man behind the magic. This book ...
The Art of Tangled
A lighthearted twist on Rapunzel , the beloved fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm, Tangled brims with thrilling adventure, a distinctive cast of characters, a daring heroine, and, of course, seventy feet of golden hair. Featuring the stunning concept art behind the newest Disney masterpiece, The Art of Tangled also includes a preface by John Lasseter, a foreword by Directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard, and interviews with the artists, ...
Walt Disney: An American Original
Walt Disney is an American hero--the creator of Mickey Mouse, and a man who changed the face of American culture. After years of research, with the full cooperation of the Disney family and access to private papers and letters, Bob Thomas produced the definitive biography of the man behind the legend--the unschooled cartoonist from Kansas City who went bankrupt on his first movie venture but became the genius who produced unmatched works of ...
Avatar: The Last Airbender (The Art of the Animated Series)
Since its debut in 2005, Avatar: The Last Airbender has been one of Nickelodeon's most talked about and highest-rated animated series. Offering an epic storyline, engaging characters, action, adventure, and a powerful message about the importance of hope in a world besieged by war, it is also beautifully executed, harmonizing Western influences with aesthetic inspiration drawn from a diverse array of cultures, including those of China, Japan, ...
The Art of Animal Drawing: Construction, Action Analysis, Caricature (Dover Art Instruction)
Former Disney animator offers expert advice on drawing animals both realistically and as caricatures. Use of line, brush technique, establishing mood, conveying action, much more. Construction drawings reveal development process in creating animal figures. Many chapters on drawing individual animal forms — dogs, cats, horses, deer, cows, foxes, kangaroos. 53 halftones, 706 line illustrations.
Disney Trivia from the Vault: Secrets Revealed and Questions Answered
Beginning with the July 1983 issue of Disney Channel Magazine , Dave Smith began answering Disney trivia questions from viewers of the Disney Channel. In the ensuing thirty years, his column has continued through multiple publications, including Disney Magazine, the on-line "Disney Insider," and most recently the D23 website. "Ask Dave" questions have come from Disney enthusiasts the world over, and have covered topics ranging from ...
The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design
This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American animation background artist and layout designer whose contributions to the industry span more than 60 years and include such cartoon classics as Duck Dodgers in the 24 ½th Century , What's Opera, Doc? , and The Road Runner Show . Revered throughout the animation world, his work serves as a foundation and reference point for the current ...
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination (Vintage)
The definitive portrait of one of the most important cultural figures in American history. Walt Disney was a true visionary whose desire for escape, iron determination and obsessive perfectionism transformed animation from a novelty to an art form, first with Mickey Mouse and then with his feature films–most notably Snow White, Fantasia, and Bambi . In his superb biography, Neal Gabler shows us how, over the course of two decades, Disney ...
Who's Afraid of the Song of the South? And Other Forbidden Disney Stories
Theme Park Press
Brer Rabbit. Uncle Remus. Song of the South . Racist? Disney thinks so. And that's why it has forbidden the theatrical re-release of its classic film Song of the South since 1986. But is the film racist? Are its themes, its characters, even its music so abominable that Disney has done us a favor by burying the movie in its infamous Vault, where the Company claims it will remain for all time? Disney historian Jim Korkis does not think ...
Tinker Bell: An Evolution (Disney Editions Deluxe (Film))
How did Tinker Bell get her name? In J. M. Barrie's original version of the play "Peter Pan,"the little sprite's name was Tippytoe, and she had speaking lines. But over time, Barrie decided that the fairy's expressions would be best voiced by musical chimes. During the early 1900s, vagabonds known as tinkers traveled from town to town, performing jack-of-all-trade repair services. Their arrival was hailed by the jingling of bells fashioned from ...
The ILLUSION OF LIFE: DISNEY ANIMATION
An out-of-print collector's item since 1986, the definitive account of the development of Disney animation explains what made Disney's style unique and features original sketches and drawings revealing the origins of Mickey and the rest. National ad/promo.
iOS 7 Programming Cookbook
Overcome the vexing issues you’re likely to face when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. With new and thoroughly revised recipes in this updated cookbook, you’ll quickly learn the steps necessary to work with the iOS 7 SDK, including solutions for bringing real-world physics and movement to your apps with UIKit Dynamics APIs. You’ll learn hundreds of techniques for storing and protecting data, sending and receiving ...
Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes: Volume 1: The Walt Stanchfield Lectures
Discover the lessons that helped bring about a new golden age of Disney animation! Published for the first time ever, Drawn to Life is a two volume collection of the legendary lectures from long-time Disney animator Walt Stanchfield. For over twenty years, Walt helped breathe life into the new golden age of animation with these teachings at the Walt Disney Animation Studios and influenced such talented artists as Tim Burton, Brad Bird, Glen ...
Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity 4: All-in-one, multi-platform game development
Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity 4 is perfect for those who would like to come to grips with programming Unity. You may be an artist who has learned 3D tools such as 3ds Max, Maya, or Cinema 4D, or you may come from 2D tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator. On the other hand, you may just want to familiarize yourself with programming games and the latest ideas in game production. This book introduces key game production concepts ...
How to Be Like Walt: Capturing the Disney Magic Every Day of Your Life
An inspiring biography of one of the most influential and beloved figures of the 21st century, based on more than a thousand interviews. "I've read every book that has ever been written about Walt Disney, going back to some that were published in the 1930s. [How to Be Like Walt] is by far the most enjoyable to read of them all!" Tim O'Day, Disney Scholar "How to Be Like Walt is a fitting tribute to Walt's memory and an ...
A Disney Sketchbook
Imagine if one sketchbook had been passed down through the decades from one Disney animator to the next, with each one making a contribution before leaving it in the talented hands of another artist. That idea was the inspiration for A Disney Sketchbook . The drawings contained within it represent the entire range of animation development, from the origins of ideas to fully conceived characters. Pencil studies of a much-younger Wendy and a ...
Cartoon Animation (Collector's Series)
This is the one sourcebook that cartooning and animation enthusiasts have been clamoring about for years! A time-tested classic, this tried-and-true reference is often used as a textbook in cartooning workshops, and beginning and professional cartoonists alike are known to have copies of Cartoon Animation in their libraries. In this comprehensive title, famed animator Preston Blair shares his expertise on how to develop a cartoon character, ...
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