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Cartoon Animation

Cartoon Animation by Preston Blair Cartoon Animation
Your Price: $32.95 CDN
Author: Preston Blair
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 224
Pub. Date: 2005
ISBN-10: 1560100842
ISBN-13: 9781560100843

About the Book:

Cartoon Animation is the one source-book that cartooning and animation enthusiasts have been clamoring about for years!

A time-tested classic, this tried-and-true reference is often used as a textbook in cartooning workshops, and beginning and professional cartoonists alike are known to have copies of Cartoon Animation in their libraries.

In this comprehensive title, famed animator Preston Blair shares his expertise on how to develop a cartoon character, create dynamic movement, and coordinate dialogue with action. Topics include character development, line of action, dialogue, timing, and, of course, animation! This valuable resource provides all the inspiration and information you need to begin drawing your own animated characters.

About the Author:

Preston Blair (1908 – 1995) was a legendary figure in the world of cartoon animation. He designed and animated the delightful dancing hippos in Walt Disney’s Fantasia, a film for which he also animated Mickey Mouse in the famous Sorcerer’s Apprentice scene. Blair designed and animated parts of Pinocchio, and the segment in Bambi when the owl tells about love in the tiwitterpatted speech. He also directed, animated, and designed a host of popular Barney Bear short films at MGM and produced an episode for TV’s The Flintstones. More recently, he was involved in the creation of interactive TV systems that use animation methods to teach reading.