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Elemental magic. Volume 2, The technique of special effects animation [electronic resource] /
Joseph Gilland; with a foreword by Wayne Kimbell.
imprint
Waltham, MA : Focal Press, c2012.
description
xlii, 315 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
ISBN
0240814797, 9780240814797
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Waltham, MA : Focal Press, c2012.
isbn
0240814797
9780240814797
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
"An Animation masters title"--Cover.
Includes index.
abstract
A guide to creating hand-drawn and digital effects includes step-by-step diagrams and explanations for the entire spectrum of animated effects, including liquids, fire, smoke, rippling water, and spiritual entities.
catalogue key
8118426
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Reviews
Review Quotes
PRAISE FOR ELEMENTAL MAGIC, VOLUME I: "Gilland's fascinating new book [is] a revelation of the amazing blend of the art and craft behind of classical effects animation."-Don Hahn, Academy Award-nominated producer of Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Animation guru Joseph Gilland breaks down the world of special effects animation with clear step-by-step diagrams and explanations on how to create the amazing and compelling images you see on the big screen. 'Elemental Magic' is packed with rich, original illustrations.
Main Description
Design beautiful, professional-level animated effects with these detailed step-by-step tutorials from former Disney animator and animated effects expert Joseph Gilland. Filled with beautiful, full-color artwork, Elemental Magic, Volume II, breaks down the animated effect process from beginning to end-including booming explosions, gusting winds, magical incantations, and raging fires. He also breaks down the process of effects "clean-up," as well as timing and frame rates. The companion website includes real-time footage of the author lecturing as he animates the drawings from the book. In these videos, he elucidates the entire process from blank page to final animation. See it all come to life like never before. Throughout the book, Joseph refers to and includes examples from his own professional work from feature films such as Lilo & Stitchand Tarzan.
Main Description
Design beautiful, professional-level animated effects with these detailed step-by-step tutorials from former Disney animator and animated effects expert Joseph Gilland. Filled with beautiful, full-color artwork, Elemental Magic, Volume II, breaks down the animated effect process from beginning to end-including booming explosions, gusting winds, magical incantations, and raging fires. He also breaks down the process of effects "clean-up," as well as timing and frame rates. The companion website includes real-time footage of the author lecturing as he animates the drawings from the book. In these videos, he elucidates the entire process from blank page to final animation. See it all come to life like never before. Throughout the book, Joseph refers to and includes examples from his own professional work from feature films such as Lilo & Stitch and Tarzan. * A companion website with video of the author drawing in real time-showing the entire process from blank page to finished animation-as well as bonus chapters with even more instruction, and sample animations * Detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to create fantastic, out-of-this-world effects, such as waves, flames, explosions, and magical effects with references and examples from the author's own work * Master instruction from animated effects guru and former Disney animator Joseph Gilland, who has worked on films such as Tarzan, Mulan, and Lilo & Stitch
Main Description
Design beautiful, professional-level animated effects with these detailed step-by-step tutorials from former Disney animator and animated effects expert Joseph Gilland. Filled with beautiful, full-color artwork, Elemental Magic, Volume II, breaks down the animated effect process from beginning to end-including booming explosions, gusting winds, magical incantations, and raging fires. He also breaks down the process of effects "clean-up," as well as timing and frame rates. The companion website includes real-time footage of the author lecturing as he animates the drawings from the book. In these videos, he elucidates the entire process from blank page to final animation. See it all come to life like never before. Throughout the book, Joseph refers to and includes examples from his own professional work from feature films such as Lilo & Stitch and Tarzan. * A companion website with video of the author drawing in real time-showing the entire process from blank page to finished animation-as well as bonus chapters with even more instruction, and sample animations * Detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to create fantastic, out-of-this-world effects, such as waves, flames, explosions, and magical effects with references and examples from the author's own work * Master instruction from animated effects guru and former Disney animator Joseph Gilland, who has worked on films such as Tarzan, Mulan, and Lilo & Stitch

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