New Book: Advanced Art of Stop Motion
- Friday, 28 May 2010 21:16
- Last Updated on Friday, 28 May 2010 21:48
- Written by Marc Spess
Ken Priebe has been hard at work writing his latest book about stop motion titled: The ADVANCED Art of STOP-MOTION ANIMATION. The book is destined to keep the art in the spotlight once it comes out later this month.
Ken Priebe's new book 'The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation' is off to the printers for release date of June 23rd, including a Foreward by Henry Selick!
Here is what you will find inside:
[li]the first full documented history on 80 years of feature-length stop-motion puppet films, from 'Tale of the Fox' to 'Fantastic Mr. Fox'.[/li]
[li]new coverage of puppet-building techniques using plug-ins, silicone, rapid prototyping, replacements, and the inner workings of puppets by artists such as Dave Hettmer, Ron Cole and the Chiodo Bros. Uncle Creepy![/li]
[li]information on shooting with Digital SLR cameras, camera rigs, and stereoscopic 3D.[/li]
[li]information on animation techniques and tons of coverage on digital compositing and visual effects.[/li]
[li]8 new interviews with the following stop-motion artists:
-Mark Caballero, Seamus Walsh & Chris Finnegan of Screen Novelties
-Pete Kozachik, ASC
-Larry Bafia and Webster Colcord
-Justin and Shel Rasch[/li]
[li]AND...on the enclosed CD:
-QuickTime Animation Clips for studying animation principles, dialogue, and compositing, including 2 clips in 3D by Justin Rasch.
-2 additional Bonus Appendices in pdf format, with loads of content and pictures on...
~Stop-Motion Education (Courses at CalArts, Sheridan College, Academy of Art University, workshops by Jurgen Kling & Lee Skinner)[/li][/list]
~The Stop-Motion Animation Community online and in festivals, with URL links embedded to take you DIRECTLY to many amazing websites and production blogs.
Kens book is available for pre-order now at Amazon.com and can be found here.
If all goes as planned, as soon as we get our copy we will be interviewing Ken on a live broadcast. So make sure to subscribe if you'd like to get an e-mail reminder so you can participate in the chat here.
written by Ken Priebe, June 10, 2010