3-D Human Modeling and Animation, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

3-D Human Modeling and Animation, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Peter Ratner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471215481

ISBN-13: 9780471215486

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

All the tools and know-how to create digital characters that can move, express emotions, and talk

3-D Human Modeling and Animation demonstrates how you can use your artistic skills in figure drawing, painting, and sculpture to create animated human figures using the latest computer technology. This easy-to-follow book guides you through all the necessary

Overview

All the tools and know-how to create digital characters that can move, express emotions, and talk

3-D Human Modeling and Animation demonstrates how you can use your artistic skills in figure drawing, painting, and sculpture to create animated human figures using the latest computer technology. This easy-to-follow book guides you through all the necessary steps to create and animate digital humans. Students and professional 3-D artists will find this book to be an invaluable resource.

This Second Edition combines detailed, practical information about creating and animating 3-D human models. More than 400 images, interactive files, and exciting animations included on the CD-ROM detail the modeling and animation processes for both male and female figures. Chapter objectives and exercises are tied to the CD-ROM, which also provides color example images, sample models, modeling templates, textures, lesson plans, and relevant animation movies that allow you to start modeling and animating right away!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471215486
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

About the CD-ROM

Chapter 1: Beginning Modeling Techniques.

Chapter 2: Intermediate Modeling Techniques.

Chapter 3: Anatomy of the Human Figure.

Chapter 4: Advanced Modeling Techniques, Part 1.

Chapter 5: Advanced Modeling Techniques, Part 2.

Chapter 6: Advanced Modeling Techniques, Part 3.

Chapter 7: Advanced Modeling Techniques, Part 4.

Chapter 8: Advanced Modeling Techniques, Part 5.

Chapter 9: Setting Up the Human Model for Animation.

Chapter 10: Surfacing and Lighting Details.

Chapter 11: Fundamentals of Human Animation.

Chapter 12: Human Animation Principles.

Lesson Plans.

Bibliography.

Index.

About the Author.

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