CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Master the art of computer animation and visual effects production with the
latest edition of this cutting-edge guide
This remarkable edition of The Art of 3D Computer Animation and Effects offers
clear, step-by-step guidelines for the entire process of creating a fully
rendered 3D computer animation. With up-to-date coverage of the latest computer
animation styles and techniques, this versatile guide provides insightful
information for creating animations and visual effectsfrom creative
development and preproduction to finished animation.
Designed to work with any computer platform, this Fourth Edition cuts through
technical jargon and presents numerous easy-to-understand instructivediagrams.
Full-color examples are presentedincluding VFX and animated feature movies,
games, and TV commercialsby such leading companies as Blue Sky, Blur, BUF,
Disney, DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, Framestore, ILM, Imagi, Microsoft, Mac
Guff, The Mill, Menfond, Pixar, Polygon, Rhythm & Hues, Sony Imageworks,
Tippett, Ubisoft, and Weta, and many other studios and groundbreaking
independent artists from around the world.
This fully revised edition features new material on the latest visual effects
techniques, a useful update of the traditional principles of animation,
practical information on creative development, multiple production pipeline
ideas for shorts and visual effects, plus updated information on current
production trends and techniques in animation, rendering, modeling, rigging,
Whether you are a student, an independent artist or creator, or a production
company team member, The Art of 3D Computer Animation and Effects, Fourth
Edition gives you a broad palette of tips and techniques for bringing your
visions to life through 3D computer animation.