Designing with Pixar 45 Activities to Create Your Own Characters, Worlds, and Stories by Emily Haynes

Designing with Pixar 45 Activities to Create Your Own Characters, Worlds, and Stories

Written by Emily Haynes
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Designing with Pixar 45 Activities to Create Your Own Characters, Worlds, and Stories by Emily Haynes

An activity book that celebrates the art and design of Pixar's hit movies! Fans and budding artists will delight in the chance to jumpstart their creativity with prompts featuring all their favorite characters and iconic scenes from films like Wall-E, Brave, Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and more. With this imaginative book, kids will learn how color, shape, character design, and scene setting all interact to create exciting visuals, and will get the chance to apply this knowledge to Pixar's creations as well as their own, resulting in a fun and inventive activity book experience.

About the Author

JOHN LASSETER (Foreword) is a two-time Academy Award(R)-winning director, chief creative officer at Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, and principal creative officer at Walt Disney Imagineering. MICHAEL BIERUT (Introduction) is a graphic designer, design critic, and educator. He studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati, and has been a partner in the New York office of Pentagram for over fifteen years. In addition to co-founding the website Design Observer and writing several books on the topic of graphic design, Michael is a Senior Critic in Graphic Design at the Yale School of Art, where he has been lecturing since 1993. PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS has produced fifteen feature films, beginning with Toy Story in 1995. Its feature films have made over $8.9 billion worldwide, with an average worldwide gross of $592.3 million per film. Both Finding Nemo and Toy Story 3 are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, and all of Pixar's films are among the 50 highest-grossing animated films, with Toy Story 3 being the alltime highest, grossing over $1 billion worldwide.

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Record book
64 pages


Emily Haynes
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Chronicle Books

Publication date

10th May 2016



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