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Animation books?

on: May 25, 2009, 05:59:29 pm
I have seen an animation book mentioned on this site several times but I cannot remember what it is called. Can someone please help me out with the title so that I can buy a copy? I recall people saying how good it is but I cannot find the posts that spoke of it now.

Thanks for any help,

Jason.

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Re: Animation books?

Reply #1 on: May 25, 2009, 06:11:07 pm
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Re: Animation books?

Reply #2 on: May 25, 2009, 07:11:02 pm
I'm on the other side; 'Animator's survival kit' by Richard Williams

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Re: Animation books?

Reply #3 on: May 25, 2009, 08:10:55 pm
I'm on the other side; 'Animator's survival kit' by Richard Williams

Aaand seconded just because. A great book. Read it through once (got it as reference literature at work) and my brain expanded. Buying it and studying will up that effect many times!
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Re: Animation books?

Reply #4 on: May 26, 2009, 01:10:20 am
I have both and both are good but i think i like the Animators Survival Kit better.

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Re: Animation books?

Reply #5 on: May 26, 2009, 01:15:50 am
Just chipping in for Animator's Survival Kit. Awesome book.
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Re: Animation books?

Reply #6 on: May 26, 2009, 01:45:57 am
Agreed. Huge amount of information in that book that you just can't ignore if you want to improve your animation.

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Re: Animation books?

Reply #7 on: May 26, 2009, 11:13:26 am
Thanks guys, Animators Survival Kit was the one :)

Jason.

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Re: Animation books?

Reply #8 on: May 28, 2009, 05:46:08 pm
I've got the book and I'm considering buying the DVDs
http://www.theanimatorssurvivalkit.com/

Has anyone had a closer look? From the previews you get the feeling it's just a rehash of the book or is it filled with new stuff as well?

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Re: Animation books?

Reply #9 on: May 28, 2009, 09:19:46 pm
Wow, the DVD price is HEFTY. It better have more than the book for that kind of money.