Monday, April 16, 2012

Nonfiction Monday

Nonfiction Monday is hosted today by The Nonfiction Detectives.

My selection is "Art That Moves: animation around the world by John Bliss.

Animation has a long history -- from a mural in an Egyptian tomb to the Flip Books of the 1800s and the first photographic attempts in the late 19th century, and on to the Simpsons and feature films such as Ice Age -- creating moving images has held a special fascination for artists and viewers.
Bliss provides readers with a look at the animation process from its early days through the 2010 movie "Where the Wild Things Are" and includes the following chapters: A World of Animation, Early Attempts at Animation, How Does Animation Work, Technology, Anime, Masters of Animation, Not Just for Kids, New Trends in Animation. A Timeline, Glossary, and Bibliography round out the book.


1 comment:

Alex said...

This looks like an interesting book. I have always wondered about animation, especially this great new things they are doing with it these days.

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