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Stop Motion: Craft Skills for Model Animation (Focal Press Visual Effects and Animation)
To make great animation, you need to know how to control a whole world: how to make a character, how to make that character live and be happy or sad. You need to create four walls around them, a landscape, the sun and moon - a whole life for them. You have to get inside that puppet and first make it live, then make it perform. Susannah Shaw provides the first truly practic ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 3rd 2003 by Focal Press
(first published September 2003)
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Intriguing and ridiculously in-depth, just a bit too much so for the program I had in mind. But it was fun to look at, especially all the steel wire armatures. The ball and joint ones looked very Terminator, especially when it came to the Duracell bunny without any fur...
Dec 19, 2011 Lise Petrauskas rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
So far this book looks chock full of great information. We are going to be making some models based on the instructions and will report back. Well. I'm temporarily shelving this book. Will re-add it when I have a chance to start actually making models.
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