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A Mickey Mouse Reader

by Garry Apgar

<p>Ranging from the playful, to the fact-filled, and to the thoughtful, this collection tracks the fortunes of Walt Disney’s flagship character. From the first full-fledged review of his screen debut in November 1928 to the present day, Mickey ...

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Animate to Harmony: The Independent Animator's Guide to Toon Boom

by Phillips, Adam

<P>Want to create studio-quality work and get noticed? Just coming off Flash and looking for a Toon Boom intro? Are you a traditional pencil-and-paper animator? From scene setup to the final render, learn how to navigate the Toon Boom interface ...

ISBN: 9781134510399

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Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle

Experiencing Contemporary Japanese Animation

by Susan J. Napier

<p>This new edition of the groundbreaking popular book is a must-have for both seasoned and new fans of anime. Japanese animation is more popular than ever following the 2002 Academy Award given to Hayao Miyazaki's <i>Spirited Away</i>. It ...

ISBN: 9781250117724

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Beginner’s Guide To Mental Ray and Autodesk Materials In 3ds Max® 2016

by Raavi O'Connor

<p data-version="1.1"><strong>Why this Book?</strong></p><p>This book is aimed at those digital artists who have just started working on the 3ds Max. In this eBook, I have covered Autodesk and mental ray materials. A better understanding of ...

ISBN: 9781513002521

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Birth of an Industry

Blackface Minstrelsy and the Rise of American Animation

by Nicholas Sammond

<div>In <I>Birth of an Industry</I>, Nicholas Sammond describes how popular early American cartoon characters were derived from blackface minstrelsy. He charts the industrialization of animation in the early twentieth century, its representation

ISBN: 9780822375784

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Create Backgrounds, Textures, and Maps in Photoshop: Using Photoshop CC 2014

by Raavi O'Connor

<p data-version="1.1">Welcome to the exciting world of Photoshop CC 2014, the leader in digital imaging excellence. Photoshop is not just about retouching images or manipulating photos; it can be used for creating custom textures. While there ...

ISBN: 9781507095652

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Creating Characters with Personality

by Tom Bancroft

From Snow White to Shrek, from Fred Flintstone to SpongeBob SquarePants, the design of a character conveys personality before a single word of dialogue is spoken. <i>Designing Characters with Personality</i> shows artists how to create a ...

ISBN: 9780399578731

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Debating Disney

Pedagogical Perspectives on Commercial Cinema

by Douglas Brode & Shea T. Brode

<span><span>With stakes in film, television, theme parks, and merchandising, Disney continues to be one of the most dominant forces of popular culture around the globe. Films produced by the studio are usually blockbusters in nearly every ...

ISBN: 9781442266094

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Escape

by G. Michael Dobbs

<p>It doesn&apos;t seem so odd nowadays that people in their 20s through 60s quote Bugs Bunny or collect animation art or look forward to a new animated DVD chock full of extras. Growing up in the 1950s and &apos;60s, cartoons were definitely ...

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Exploring Standard Materials in 3ds Max 2015

by Raavi O'Connor

<p data-version="1.1">This book is aimed at those digital artists who have just started working on the 3ds Max 2015 and 3ds Max Design 2015 applications. In this book, we have covered standard materials as well as other related materials and ...

ISBN: 9781513051017

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Film Rhythm after Sound: Technology, Music, and Performance

by Jacobs, Lea

The seemingly effortless integration of sound, movement, and editing in films of the late 1930s stands in vivid contrast to the awkwardness of the first talkies. <I>Film Rhythm after Sound</I> analyzes this evolution via close examination of ...

ISBN: 9780520960015

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From Walt to Woodstock

How Disney Created the Counterculture

by Douglas Brode

With his thumbprint on the most ubiquitous films of childhood, Walt Disney is widely considered to be the most conventional of all major American moviemakers. The adjective "Disneyfied" has become shorthand for a creative work that has abandoned

ISBN: 9780292768079

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Funny!

Twenty-Five Years of Laughter from the Pixar Story Room

by Chronicle Books LLC

From <em>Toy Story</em> to <em>The Good Dinosaur</em>, some of the most iconic and hilarious moments in Pixar's films were first conceived by the artists featured in this book. But there are hundreds of gags that don't make it past the cutting ...

ISBN: 9781452147642

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Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

by Yokota, Masao

East Asian critiques and discussion of a powerful Japanese export and popular art form ...

ISBN: 9781617038105

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Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination: Animation, Storytelling, and Digital Culture

by Herhuth, Eric

In <I>Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination</I><I>,</I> Eric Herhuth draws upon film theory, animation theory, and philosophy to examine how animated films address aesthetic experience within contexts of technological, environmental, and ...

ISBN: 9780520966055

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Recording Voiceover: The Spoken Word in Media

by Blakemore, Tom

<P>The only book on the market to specifically address its audience, <I>Recording Voiceover</I> is <I>the</I> comprehensive guide for engineers looking to understand the aspects of capturing the spoken word.</P> <P></P> <P>Discussing all phases ...

ISBN: 9781134744961

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Studio Ghibli

The films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata

by Michelle Le Blanc & Colin Odell

The animations of Japan's Studio Ghibli are amongst the highest regarded in the movie industry. Their delightful films rank alongside the most popular non-English language films ever made, with each new eagerly-anticipated release a guaranteed ...

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The Animated Bestiary: Animals, Cartoons, and Culture

by Wells, Paul

<DIV>The Animated Bestiary critically evaluates the depiction of animals in cartoons and animation more generally. Paul Wells argues that artists use animals to engage with issues that would be more difficult to address directly because of ...

ISBN: 9780813546438

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The Art and Inventions of Max Fleischer

American Animation Pioneer

by Ray Pointer

The history of animated cartoons has for decades been dominated by the accomplishments of Walt Disney, giving the impression that he invented the medium. In reality, it was the work of several pioneers. Max Fleischer—inventor of the Rotoscope ...

ISBN: 9781476627410

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The Art of Big Hero 6

by Jessica Julius & John Lasseter

Walt Disney Animation Studios' <em>Big Hero 6</em> is the story of Hiro Hamada, a brilliant robotics prodigy who must foil a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. This new title in our popular ...

ISBN: 9781452145259

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