Elemental Magic, Volume I: The Art of Special Effects Animation

Elemental Magic, Volume I: The Art of Special Effects Animation

by Joseph Gilland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240811631

ISBN-13: 9780240811635

Pub. Date: 02/18/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Create amazing animated effects such as fiery blazes, rippling water, and magical transformations. Animation guru Joseph Gilland breaks down the world of special effects animation with clear step-by-step diagrams and explanations on how to create the amazing and compelling images you see on the big screen. 'Elemental Magic' is jam-packed with rich, original

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Overview

Create amazing animated effects such as fiery blazes, rippling water, and magical transformations. Animation guru Joseph Gilland breaks down the world of special effects animation with clear step-by-step diagrams and explanations on how to create the amazing and compelling images you see on the big screen. 'Elemental Magic' is jam-packed with rich, original illustrations from the author himself which help explain and illuminate the technique, philosophy, and approach behind classical hand drawn animated effects and how to apply these skills to your digital projects.

• Create stunning animated effects such as sparkling pixie dust, roaring tidal waves, and raging fires
• Apply the theory behind effects animation to your traditional and digital animation projects
• Written by animated effects guru, Joseph Gilland, who has worked on such feature films as Lilo & Stitch, Brother Bear, Pochahontas, Tarzan, and Mulan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240811635
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/18/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
960,254
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; A Brief History of Classical Hand-Drawn Special Effects; The Art of Drawing and Animating Special Effects; The Specific Categories; Liquids; Fire, Smoke, & Explosions; Magic, Transformations, and Spiritual Entities; Tricks of the Trade; The Future of Effects Animation

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