Cartoon Animation - Preston Blair - 224 pages. Original published in the 'How to draw and paint' series by Walter Foster.
Once available as two seperate books and now, in this edition, collected together with new material into one excellent, and quite large, volume.
In this comprehensive tekst, Preston Blair shares his practical knowledge to explain and demonstrate the magic of cartoon animation as well as many of his techniques. It describes how to: create a cartoon character's shape, personality, features and mannerisms; develop movements such as walking, running, stretching and dancing; construct dialogue and co-ordinate it with movement; and includes familiar and famous sketches, drawings and other artwork.