Learn to Draw Animated Cartoons is a new title in the successful Learn to Draw series of instructional step-by-step books for beginners. It covers the basic techniques of animation that will help you to give your cartoon characters a life of their own.
Today there is a great and growing interest in ‘adult’ animation, such as The Simpsons, South Park, Wallace & Gromit and Beavis & Butthead. For every two or three people who enjoy watching animated films there’s at least one other who wants to know how it’s done and how to do it. Many of those who enjoy cartoon drawing also want to know how to take their drawings a few steps further – in other words, how to make them move. This book shows how to do this, covering all the basic skills and processes, with clear instructions and helpful step-by-step illustrations.
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• Tools and techniques
• Developing characters
• Expressions and gestures
• Drawing moving sequences
• Special effects and backgrounds
• Creating a storyboard
This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to draw your own animated cartoons. All the basic techniques, including how to give your cartoon characters a life of their own and make them move, are clearly explained and illustrated with numerous step-by-step drawings.About the Author:
Janet Nunn has worked in animation for 30 years and has been involved with TV series, feature films, and subjects as diverse as ‘Heavy Metal’ and Tom & Jerry.
Graham Garside is a professional animator who worked for many years at Central Television as Senior Graphic Designer. He has also run his own studio.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004134109