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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 125.00
In the course of its rich history, cinematic animation has developed from silent monochrome images to sound-filled shorts that ran theatrically with newsreels and adventure serials, and ultimately to prestigious feature films like Disney's Fantasia. This second edition of The Animated Film Encyclopedia: 1900-1979 (McFarland, 2000) is a comprehensive... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
In the words of Walt Disney, "Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive." Part biography, part history, part artistic commentary, this volume looks at several major figures in the field of animation and discusses how their contributions to the art of animation have affected the course of the industry--and in many cases,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
An authoritative work interspersed with nearly one hundred of John Ruskin's Swiss drawings recounts his lifelong interest in Switzerland. Hayman provides a chronological account of Ruskin's visits to Switzerland from his earliest travels in 1833 and 1835 and his frequent tours of the 1840s to the final visits in the 1880s. Of particular concern is... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 7.50
Praise for NOT THE COSTELLO MEMOIRS 'This is one of the hardest reviews I will write. John Howard has been the finest prime minister Australia has ever had ... but this is a brilliant, lucid and powerful historical portrait ... compelling and accurate insight into the man who should have been PM.' Janet Albrechtsen, The Australian. 'Uninspiring... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.99
An unparalleled compendium of inspirational designs, photos, and web site looks As the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers, Smashing Magazine has a reputation for inspiring and informing and this new book upholds that stellar esteem. Unlike most other books available on the shelf that only provide thumbnail images, The... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95
The definitive, behind-the-scenes guide to mastering information design Finally, in one usable format, here's your single-volume resource for designing clear projects that really work for your audience. The Practical Guide to Information Design provides all the tools, resources, and best practices that designers need to create highly successful print... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2009; US$ 8.47
The animations of Japan's Studio Ghibli are amongst the most respected in the movie industry. Their delightful films rank alongside the most popular non-English language films ever made, with each new eagerly-anticipated release a guaranteed box-office smash. Yet this highly profitable studio has remained fiercely independent, producing a stream of... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2011; US$ 21.99
The ultimate guide to creating the most popular form of manga--shoujo! If you?re reading this, you already love shoujo. But now you?ll be able to take the next step and actually write and draw your very own. The teen characters that populate the genre are outrageously cool, including magical girls, demon gals, cat girls, J-rockers, handsome teen... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
This collection of essays explores the link between comedy and animation in studio-era cartoons, from filmdom?s earliest days through the twentieth century. Written by a who?s who of animation authorities, Funny Pictures offers a stimulating range of views on why animation became associated with comedy so early and so indelibly, and illustrates how... more...