The Art of Stop-Motion Animation / Edition 1

The Art of Stop-Motion Animation / Edition 1

by Ken A. Priebe
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598632442

ISBN-13: 9781598632446

Pub. Date: 07/11/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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 performance that are the heart and soul of captivating animation. Beginning with a history of stop-motion

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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 performance that are the heart and soul of captivating animation. Beginning with a history of stop-motion animation, The Art of Stop-Motion Animation takes you on a unique journey - uncovering the origins of this art form and examining what continues to draw viewers to these films. Through several hands-on exercises, you'll learn how to create puppets and how to bring them to life as you create your own stop-motion film. Interviews with industry professionals offer a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look into the undying art form of stop-motion animation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598632446
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/11/2006
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Overview 1. Appeal and History of Stop-Motion Animation 2. The Stop-Motion Industry 3. An Interview with David Bowes Part II: Creating Animation 4. What You Need 5. Basic Animation 6. An Interview with Dave Thomas 7. Building Puppets 8. An Interview with Anthony Scott 9. Puppet Animation 10. An Interview with Larry Larson 11. Sets and Props 12. An Interview with Nick Hilligoss Part III: Showing Your Stuff 13. Making a Film 14. An Interview with Lynne Pritchard 15. Distribution 16. Conclusion Appendix A. Suggested Supplies for Stop-Motion Animation Appendix B. Stop-Motion Animation Studios Appendix C. Stop-Motion Animation Courses Appendix D. Timeline of Important Events in the History of Stop-Motion Animation Glossary Bibliography and Further Reading Index

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