By Walt Stanchfield, Don Hahn
Observe the teachings that helped lead to a brand new golden age of Disney animation!
Published for the 1st time ever, attracted to lifestyles is a quantity number of the mythical lectures from long-time Disney animator Walt Stanchfield. For over two decades, Walt helped breathe existence into the hot golden age of animation with those teachings on the Walt Disney Animation Studios and encouraged such proficient artists as Tim Burton, Brad chicken, Glen Keane, and John Lasseter. those writings symbolize the fundamental refresher for nice artists and picture pros, and it's a very important educational for college kids who're now poised to join one other new iteration within the paintings shape.
* mythical classes from a grasp Disney animator - meet the fellow who placed the wiggle in Jessica Rabbit's walk!
* Packed choked with illustrations from many of the most sensible animators on the planet together with Brad chicken, Glen Keane and John Lasseter
* volumes and 800 pages of 24-karat gold - get in-depth recommendation and guideline on bringing your characters to existence
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The Decisive second 134. dating of personality to Prop one hundred thirty five. Drawing 136. phrases That assist in Drawing 137. an easy method of Drawing 138. Vocalizing 139. Abstracting the Essence a hundred and forty. universal vs. unusual Gestures 141. A pondering Person’s artwork 142. strains, strains, strains 143. believe, in addition to See, the Gesture one hundred forty four. Savvy Sayin’s a hundred forty five. the interior strength 146. the facility of “mmm” 147. Gestural Symbolism 148. a few Left Over suggestions 149. the perfect method? 305 307 309 313 317 319 321 325 328 333 338 340 343 348 350 354 356 359 361 364 368 373 376 382 386 390 393 396 credit four hundred 05_K81096_Prelims1. indd xiv 3/5/2009 6:12:32 PM Foreword as soon as in an entire life, a very extraordinary instructor crosses your direction and adjustments your lifestyles perpetually. To me and to many, a lot of my colleagues within the arts, Walt Stanchfield used to be that instructor. half painter, half poet, half musician, half tennis bum, half eccentric savant, half clever professor, Walt encouraged a iteration of younger artists not just together with his large realizing of the animator’s craft, but additionally his skill to educate that craft and proportion his enthusiasm for a existence within the arts. Born in 1919 in la, Walt all started his profession in animation in 1937, correct out of highschool, on the Charles Mintz Studio. He served within the U. S. military, then joined the Walter Lantz Studio sooner than his long tenure on the Walt Disney Studios. There he labored on each full-length lively function among The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) and the nice Mouse Detective (1986). Walt’s writing began within the Seventies, whilst veteran animators on the Disney Studio have been on the finish in their illustrious careers and new expertise was once pouring into the studio. Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston grew to become to writing their iconic ebook the appearance of existence and Stanchfield inquisitive about setting up a coaching application for brand new animators with veteran animator and director Eric Larson. Walt held typical weekly drawing sessions and lectures for the staff. one of the younger expertise: Brad chicken, John Lasseter, Don Bluth, Joe Ranft, John Musker, Ron Clements, Glen Keane, Andreas Deja, Mark Henn, and such a lot of others. by way of the mid Eighties Walt began weekly gesture drawing sessions for the complete studio. on the finish of every type, he grabbed a number of drawings that encouraged or challenged him, then pasted them up along with his typewritten statement as a handout for everybody within the classification. those weekly lecture notes together with his early writing for the animation education software are the foundation for this first-time ebook of his whole and prolific paintings. In overdue 1987, I requested Walt to come back to London to coach the staff on Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The artists led through mythical director Richard Williams could crowd round him at the vacant 3rd ground of the Edwardian manufacturing facility development that was once our studio. they'd hold on his each be aware and take up each line of his drawings. while it got here time to pose, we had a leggy twiglet dressed up like Jessica, yet Walt used to be the person who moved like her and helped us see what made her attractive and attractive.