ISBN 9780240516714,Guide to Computer Animation: for tv, games, multimedia and web

Guide to Computer Animation: for tv, games, multimedia and web



Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9780240516714

ISBN-10 0240516710


Edition 7th
Number of Pages 1120 Pages
Language (English)

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Any questions you have about 2D or 3D animation in this new digital age are answered in this comprehensive guide for all budding digital animators, games artists and media production students. It is lavishly illustrated with inspirational colour throughout to show you what you can achieve.

Whether you want to create moving digital imagery for TV, computer games, or new media you need to understand the production and creative processes, the constraints of each and how they fit together. Ensure you have all you need at your fingertips to compete in this fast-moving arena with this unique book and web package. provides the moving imagery outcomes of some of the animation discussed in the case studies chapter, where top FrameStore-CRC and 3 Ring Circus creatives give you their invaluable behind the scenes perspectives.

In addition there are non-software specific 3D tutorials and direct links to a comprehensive range of related websites with further downloadable resources to make sure you stay up-to-date.

Marcia Kuperberg is Deputy Head of the School of Media, Arts & Technology, West Herts College, UK. Contributions are also included from Martin Bowman, Rob Manton and Alan Peacock.

* Clear coverage of the principles and techniques of digital animation, with step-by-step colour illustrations, to put you ahead of the rest
* Get the best from your software and hardware - understand the constraints and demands when creating for different media
* Expert advice and a huge range of resources to help you make the most of animation opportunities in TV, games, multimedia and web