Includes everything readers need to know to produce complete character animations. Contains step-by-step tutorials, examples, tips and tweaks. Features a 16-page, 4-color section. Demonstrates different learning approaches for computer graphic artists and traditional animators.
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NewTek's LightWave 3D 5 is a complicated, high-end 3D animation package, and Lightwave 3D 5 Character Animation F/X demystifies its sophisticated set of features. The book is for experienced CGI (Computer Graphics Imagery) artists and traditional animators alike, and it targets users of all of the platforms on which LightWave is available. Author Doug Kelly explains eye and head motion, mass and energy, walking and other motions, scene composition, and facial animation. Advanced guidance consists of creating just the right characters and faces for your purpose, designing an effective background with appropriate lighting, rendering your scenes, and finalizing and outputting your work. On the included CD you'll find models, backgrounds, image maps, texture maps, scripts, sound files, and animations for the project files in the book, along with a few graphics utilities.
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Book Description Ventana Press/see Coriolis, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1566045320