Practical Checklists and Guidance for the Creative Artist, Animator, Storyboard Artist and Directors
If you have even thought about going into animation, if you are in animation, or just want to learn structural drawing, this is a MUST HAVE Book.
The focus of Rich’s new book is on visual storytelling and acting with a pencil, stylus, or CG software package. Based on the types of questions asked over the years by young enthusiastic animators and storyboard artists, this thorough work with over 65 pages of drawings and charts, helps the artist strengthen and honestly appraise his/her work. This no nonsense book and the accompanying online video tutorials contain essential information on:
• Three dimensional/Structural figure drawing in motion
• Two dimensional clarity
• Classical drawing
• Storyboard composition, story flow and the visual language of film
• Realistic versus stylized character construction and design
• Head construction and facial expressions
• Walk Cycles demonstrated and explained
• How to time any action
• Personal growth for the working artist
• And so much more!
Rich Arons is a distinguished and accomplished artist, working in the Animation industry since 1978. He developed, directed and produced hundreds of television cartoons for Steven Spielberg including such hits as "Tiny Toon Adventures", "Animaniacs", "Freakazoid!" and "Toonsylvania", winning 2 Emmy awards, a George Foster Peabody and a “Cartoons on the Bay” award. His song writing credits include several memorable musical cartoons. Rich has contributed to the story of several major feature films, in both traditional and CG animation styles. He was a story director on Warner Brothers' Space Jam starring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny, helped storyboard and develop Twentieth Century Fox's Ice Age and has animated characters in CG for Steven Spielberg's production of “Casper The Motion Picture.”