Character Animation Crash Course!
Character Animation Crash Course! by Eric Goldberg (W/CD)
Eric Goldberg is best known for designing the Genie in Disney's Aladdin,
and now has crafted a terrific how-to book for those who want to
master animation character design.
This is a 218 page textbook, full of technical detail and accompanied by a CD of
great visual examples) that is also fun reading for everyone.
There's plenty to engage students of all ages, though his diagrams of
great animation cartoon ticks, whether hand-drawn or CG - the physics
of double takes, and the best ways to achieve great results from your character drawings -
Character Animation Crash Course! is stuffed with everything the
aspiring animator could ask for and more !
Renowned animator Eric Goldberg's detailed text and drawings
illuminate how to conceive animation characters to create strong personalities that will be memorable.
Classic animation techniques are analyzed and brought to life through
this unique book and its accompanying CD that offers readers
animated movie examples that show, in real time or frame-by-frame,
the author's principles at work.
Add to this Goldberg's discussions of classic cartoons and his witty,
informative observations based on the wealth of knowledge he's gained
during his 30 years in professional animation, and you have
the best guide to character animation ever written.