Animation Art: From Pencil to Pixel, the World of Cartoon, Amime and CGI by Jerry Beck
Nearly a century before the ground-breaking phenomenon Toy Story, Little Nemo appeared in the New York Herald and ushered in a major new art form. The thrilling journey from such humble origins to the blockbuster movies of today's CGI extravaganzas like Shrek had begun, capturing the imagination of successive generations and embracing the onslaught of an accelerated technological revolution. Covering every aspect of animation (from the movies to MTV) from every part of the world, Animation Art revels in the techniques, the stories, the technology and the personalities which have fashioned the development of this truly modern art form. The list of authors includes producers, animators, voice artists, animation magazine editors, writers, directors, importers, educationalists and enthusiasts. It includes the Head of Artistic Development at Dreamworks, a director/writer/producer for Disney, Warner and Nickelodeon, and one of the animators of the Sixties classic Yellow Submarine.