The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation

Author: Kenneth A. Priebe

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 328

Take an in-depth look at the art and techniques of stop-motion animation. The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation helps experienced stop-motion artists enhance their craft by exploring the professional methods and advanced technology used by top film st

The Art of Stop-Motion Animation

Author: Ken A. Priebe

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Animation (Cinematography)

Page: 340

View: 560

Through the magic of stop-motion animation, inanimate objects seem to spring to life. With true artistic passion and finesse, a stop-motion film evokes the nostalgia of childhood when imagination could bring toys to life. Stop-motion retains the art and p

Stop Motion Filmmaking

The Complete Guide to Fabrication and Animation

Author: Christopher Walsh

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 400

View: 350

Based on a world-class curriculum and cutting-edge industry practices, Stop Motion Filmmaking offers step-by-step instruction in everything from puppet making and studio set-up to animation and filmmaking. Reflecting exciting advancements in the medium, animator and educator Christopher Walsh focuses closely on digital filmmaking techniques, and offers specific instruction for creating 3D designed and printed puppet components as well as hand-crafted elements. The book is enriched by exclusive online content in the form of detailed tutorials and examples, and by dynamic sidebars and inserts. Further accented by interviews with leading professionals from both the independent and major studio worlds, Stop Motion Filmmaking is designed for dedicated students of the art form, and provides invaluable training for any serious artist who is driven to bring frame-by-frame worlds to life through puppet animation.

The Moving Image Workshop

Introducing animation, motion graphics and visual effects in 45 practical projects

Author: Heather D. Freeman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 280

View: 535

If you need a fun, hands-on introduction to core animation techniques - then look no further! Heather Freeman guides you through a wide range of practical projects, helping you establish and build skills in narrative animation, motion graphics and visual effects. Each chapter begins by summarizing historical and theoretical concerns and connecting them with current practice and applications - all beautifully illustrated with stills from classic commercial and independent films, as well as contemporary examples from student work. Having established this context, the remainder of the chapter focuses on walking readers through their own creative projects. Topics covered include early animation technologies and techniques, scenes and staging, character animation, animated type, visual effects and motion graphics, pre- through post-production and experimental approaches to motion graphics. Dozens of sample files are available online, for experimentation and to get readers started on each exercise. The companion website also includes example animations as well as links to recommended software tutorials, recommended artist websites, blogs and animation channels.

Basics Animation 04: Stop-motion

Author: Barry Purves

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 200

View: 268

Basics Animation 04: Stop-motion by Barry Purves teaches the skills required to develop as a creative stop-motion animator.

The Art of Kubo and the Two Strings

Author: Emily Haynes

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

View: 881

From LAIKA, the Academy Award®-nominated studio behind Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls, comes a new adventure set in a mythical ancient Japan. In Kubo and the Two Strings, scruffy, kind-hearted Kubo cares devotedly for his mother while eking out a humble living in their sleepy shoreside village. But when a spirit from the past appears, Kubo suddenly finds himself entwined in a violent struggle against gods and monsters. This fully illustrated book offers a behind-the-scenes view of the amazingly detailed artwork and unique stop-motion animation style involved in the film's creation.

Stop-motion Animation

Frame by Frame Film-making with Puppets and Models

Author: Barry JC Purves

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

View: 768

Stop-motion Animation explores how all the elements of film-making – camera work, design, colour, lighting, editing, music and storytelling - come together in this unique art form. With tips and suggestions to help you get the most out of your films, and with examples from some of the masters of the craft, Barry Purves shows how to make the most of the movement, characters and stories that typify stop-motion. With dozens of beautiful new examples from around the world, this new edition includes a project in each chapter, with pointers on finding a story and characters, developing a script and storyboard, constructing puppets and dealing with the practicalities of film-making. These projects combine to lead you through the creation of your first one-minute stop-motion animation.

A Century of Stop Motion Animation

From Méliès to Aardman

Author: Ray Harryhausen

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

View: 535

Examines the history of this film genre, from its origins in feature animation in the 1890s through the present day, with insight on the techniques used throughout the years, developments in technology, stills, photos, sketches, storyboards, and more. 17,500 first printing.

Stop Motion

Craft Skills for Model Animation

Author: Susannah Shaw

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 145

A step-by-step introduction to the craft skills of model animation covers story development, model making, creating sets and props, the mechanics of movement, filming, and post production.

Frame-by-frame Stop Motion

The Guide to Non-traditional Animation Techniques

Author: Tom Gasek

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 199

View: 285

A comprehensive guide to stop motion animation without the focus on puppetry or model animation. With tips, tricks and hands-on exercises, Frame by Frame will help both experienced and novice filmmakers get the most effective results from this underutilized branch of animation.