The Art of Monsters, Inc. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001.
Based on the Pixar movie, Monsters, Inc., The Art of Monsters, Inc gives
describes the process of creating a computer animated feature. Graphically
innovative and wildly imaginative, this book takes a sneak peek behind the
scenes at the early developmental stages of this box office hit.
Halas, John. Masters of Animation. Topsfield, MA: Salem House, 1987.
Masters of Animation provides an overview of the art medium of animation. The
book’s author covers the history of animation, various different animators, and a
look at animation on an international scope. The science behind animation is also
examined as well as the medium’s development over the course of the 20th
Koenig, David. Mouse under Glass: Secrets of Disney Animation and Theme Parks.
Irvine, CA: Bonaventure Press, 1997.
Find out some of the stories and secrets behind Disney's animated films and their
related theme park attractions. Book’s author, David Koenig examines the
secrets behind Disney.
The Moving Image: Art Used in Animated Films: Works Selected from the Jerome
K. Muller Collection . . . Museum Graphics, 1980.
This guide is from the exhibit “The Moving Image” that visited the Museum of
Science in 1983. The guide includes drawings from a 1983 traveling exhibition
and provides readers with the drawing’ design information.
COLOR AND LIGHT
Birren, Faber. Color Perception in Art. West Chester, Pa: Schiffer Pub., 1986.
This book examines the work of Faber Birren, one of the best-known colorists of
our time. He has long been convinced that a new era of color expression lies just
around the corner, but not until knowledge of the intricacies of human perception
became available could principles and graphic representations be developed.
Pioneered by Gestalt psychology, many secrets of the brain are rapidly being
discovered, and creative new principles of color are presented here in clear
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