Bring your animation career to life with this one-of-a-kind guide illustrating in detail each step of production of a short film. Follow examples and situations proposed by the author designed to facilitate coverage of most aspects of CG animation, touching specifically on important areas such as contemporary character modeling, convincing body animation and dialog driven emotional facial animation. It also covers the creative areas of character design drawing, storyboards, and art direction.
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Learn all the fundamentals of 3-D graphics and animation, including preproduction, modeling, texturing, animating, rigging, lighting, and rendering. This helpful resource provides detailed instruction on a broad range of disciplines and techniques used in the 3-D field. Follow a real-world example using the author’s short, character-based animation step-by-step through production. Learn to animate emotionally rich characters--a hot commodity in today’s marketplace as game and film producers are transitioning to increasingly complex animated characters. This remarkable book links together all the seemingly unrelated skills and techniques required in the exciting world of 3-D animating in a clear and easy-to-follow reference.
Barrett Fox has more than eight years of real-world animation production and seven years of experience teaching and writing about 3-D animation. He has written, produced, animated, and directed dozens of widely variegated 3-D animated projects.About the Author:
Barrett Fox (San Francisco, CA) has more than 8 years of real-world animation production and 7 years of experience teaching and writing about 3D animation. His work has been published in such prominent trade publications as 3DGate, 3D magazine, Cadence magazine, and others. Fox’s animated films have been shown at the 2001 Webby Awards, broadcast on TechTV, and showcased on numerous Web forums and festivals. He has written, produced, animated, and directed dozens of widely variegated 3D animated projects.
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