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Stop Motion : Passion, Process and Performance - Barry J. C. Purves

Stop Motion

Passion, Process and Performance

Paperback Published: 4th December 2007
ISBN: 9780240520605
Number Of Pages: 370

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Be inspired by award-winning animator Barry Purves' honest insight into the creative process of making stop motion animations, using his own classic films to illustrate every step along the way. With Barry's enthusiasm for puppets in all their many guises and in-depth interviews from some of the world's other leading practitioners, there is advice, inspiration and entertainment galore in Stop Motion: Passion, Process and Performance.
And there's more Many of the artists and craftsmen interviewed have contributed their own specially drawn illustrations - showing their inspirations, heroes and passion for their craft. These beautiful images help make the book a truly personal journey into the heart of the animation industry with broad appeal for anyone with a love of animation.
* Discover the potential of puppets and models with personal insight from some of the world's most experienced stop motion animators.
* Get advice on everything from the initial concept, to scriptwriting and costume through to directing, animating and postproduction.
* Go behind the scenes with beautiful colour illustrations and production shots that bring the process to life.

Industry Reviews

"This is a must-have book for anyone interested in the art of animation and I urge you to buy it and see for yourself what a feast for the eyes and the intellect it is!" .. World Animation Journal

Passionp. 1
Smoke and Mirrorsp. 3
Evolving into Stop Motionp. 9
Puppetsp. 19
Recurring Imagesp. 45
Getting Personalp. 59
Processp. 87
Ideas and Storytellingp. 89
Shaping Ideasp. 105
Different Techniquesp. 131
Preparationp. 155
Performancep. 191
Getting Movingp. 193
On the Setp. 217
Using the Bodyp. 231
Productionp. 253
Directingp. 301
Widening the Scopep. 317
Finalep. 335
Indexp. 345
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ISBN: 9780240520605
ISBN-10: 0240520602
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 370
Published: 4th December 2007
Publisher: FOCAL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 18.42  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.07
Edition Number: 1