Part 2: All About Animation

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Activity 2A: Forms of Animation
Reproductions of Animation Cels
Animation Art Gallery
Images of Computer-Generated Characters
Beck, J. (2008). The Art and Making of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. San Rafael, CA:
Insight Editions.
Hauser, T., & Stanton, A. (2008). The Art of WALL-E. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.
Miller-Zarneke, T. (2008). The Art of Kung Fu Panda. San Rafael, CA: Insight Editions.
Stop-Motion Animation Production Stills
Shaun the Sheep: Meet the Flock
The Corpse Bridge Official Website
Animation Studios
Aardman Animations
Anima Estudios (in Spanish)
Blue Sky Studios
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
Klasky Csupo, Inc.
Sony Pictures Animation
Studio Ghibli, Inc.
Nausicaä (a site devoted to Studio Ghibli animator Hayao Miyazaki)
Pixar Animation Studios
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Warner Bros. Animation
Independent Studios and Animators
Note: Individual sites may change or may not be renewed by the artists. You may wish to find additional independent animators.
 Alex Budovsky
Erik Westlund
Fine Arts Films
Green Dude (Joe Gorsky)
Pixel Nitrate (Joaquin Baldwin)
Priestley Motion Pictures (Joanna Priestley)
Sally Cru ikshank
Activity 2B: Action and Expression Character Studies
Character Studies
Character Design Blogspot: From Concept to Final. Round 5 (The Jungle Book)
Character studies for the characters of Shere Khan, The Monkey, and The Girl.
Baby Pegasus, from Concert Feature F-128  by Albert Hurter
Donald Duck, from Production 2043 by Bill Roberts
Unititled (Minnie and Mickey Mouse)
Knight Clean-Up Model Sheet, from The Reluctant Dragon 2005,1940
Revised Fox Model, Pinocchio F-3,1939
Model Sheet Pinocchio F-3
(These character studies were lent from the Van Eaton Galleries to the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive,
The Art of Miyazaki’s Spirited Away(book) by Hayao Miyazaki
You can find sample pages of the book, including character studies of Chihiro Ogino, at this page:
Character study of Pebbles Flintstone by Dick Bickenbach (from Hanna-Barbera Studios, The Flintstones)
Donald Duck Model Sheet
©Disada Productions Ltd.
Human and Animal Motion Studies
Masters of Photography, Eadweard Muybridge
Motion Study at the Smithsonian Photography Initiative