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Animation Studio

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Animation Studio
Written by Helen Piercy
Format: Novelty Book
ISBN-13: 9780763667016
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Helen Piercy’s bio

Animation Studio

author: Helen Piercy
illustrator: Various

Do you know how to build a storyboard? Design a character? What does the action of "squash and stretch" have to do with making animation look realistic? From hand-drawn sequences to 3-D models, from lighting a set to using a variety of camera shots, Animation Studio offers expert tips to help kids transform a series of still images into an original animated movie. Its special features include:
A mini stage set
A press-out puppet monster with movable parts
Press-out props
Storyboard samples and sheets
An engaging animation handbook

Letís get animated! Included in this appealing boxed set is everything you need to create a stop-motion movie using your cell phone or digital camera.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$22.99 / $29.99
0763667013 /  9780763667016
on sale date:
Novelty Books / Novelty Book
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 7 1/16" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Juvenile Fiction; Performing Arts; Activity Books; Activity Books; Art; Performing Arts;
author’s comments:
Helen Piercy runs animation workshops in schools and communities throughout London, working with children of all ages and abilities. She directed an animated short narrated by Alan Rickman that was screened as part of Sky Artsí Shakespeare season. Her clients include the World Wildlife Fund, BBC Radio One, London Fashion Week, and Sadlerís Wells Theatre.
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