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Essential Effects : Water, Fire, Wind, and More, Paperback / softback Book

Essential Effects : Water, Fire, Wind, and More Paperback / softback


Animate the world around you! Follow along with veteran Disney effects artist Mauro Maressa as he teaches you how to create and animate natural phenomena like water, fire, smoke, lightning, lava, mud, and wind.

Essential Effects will help you plan, draw, design, and animate traditional 2D effects, taking your ideas all the way from rough sketch to finished product.

Using a series of full-color visual breakdowns and diagrams, this book gives you a clear, concise understanding of what it takes to create credible, compelling effects in your own projects. Key FeaturesBuild a strong foundation of observation and drawing skills that you can rely on for the rest of your careerTips and tricks for applying classic effects principles to computer-animated and CG projectsOver 400 full-color images and diagrams for clear step-by-step learning


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 286 pages, 439 Halftones, color; 87 Halftones, black and white; 21 Illustrations, color; 2 Illustrat
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Digital animation
  • ISBN: 9781138101074

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