Super Skills: How to Create Animation in 10 Easy Lessons by William Bishop-Stephens

Super Skills: How to Create Animation in 10 Easy Lessons

Written by William Bishop-Stephens

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September 2016 Fascinating Facts Book of the Month Anything you can imagine, you can animate says this stimulating book, and it explains clearly and simply the ten key skills readers need to become expert animators, starting with flipbook loops and ending with special effects, lighting and camera skills. The instructions are carefully worded to be friendly and easy to follow, while the colour illustrations on every page help to explain the different processes, and keep it all feeling fun and uncomplicated. There are lots of extra handy tips in text flashes, a page of useful links and a glossary with definitions of technical and unfamiliar terms. This is an inspiring and really useful guide for young would-be animators. ~ Andrea Reece


Super Skills: How to Create Animation in 10 Easy Lessons by William Bishop-Stephens

* Easy way to master Drawing

* Breaks down a large topic into manageable chunks

* Shows how 2-D and 3-D animations can be made without expensive equipment.

So you want to be an animator, but you don't have your own million-pound studio? Don't let that stop you! From learning how to make a simple flickbook loop, to creating a stopmotion film of their own claymation creations, young readers wll soon find out the many ways they can make great animated films in their own homes. By following each lesson and giving it a go, children can learn the 10 super skills needed to become a master of animation!

Also in the series:

How to Make a Movie in 10 Easy Lessons

How to Play Guitar in 10 Easy Lessons

How to Cook in 10 Easy Lessons

How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons

How to Be a Blogger and Vlogger in 10 Easy Lessons

About the Author

Will Bishop-Stephens is a freelance animation director and writer as well as a lecturer at the University of East London and previously the Royal College of Art. He's worked on a number of animation projects and had work shown at international film festivals. Will has 14 years' experience leading animation workshops for children and young people.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 8


William Bishop-Stephens
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QED Publishing

Publication date

21st August 2016




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