Now you can learn what the experts know!
Secrets of Clay Animation Revealed is a book written with all the how-to methods the experts use to make clay animated films from start to finish.
After reading Secrets you will know how to create several types of armatures, learn how puppets are sculpted, make a motion control rig, light your sets, make your own surface gages, use video reference and more.
There are over 100 topics for both the amateur and the professional to learn. Click "Read the list of Contents" below to see what secrets you will learn. A new window will open.
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NEW UPDATES IN VERSION 3
There are many updates to Secrets Revealed in version 3. The technology used to make the e-book was more advanced than in the past. What this means is that all embedded links work properly, the layout is much more pleasing to the eye and the list of contents are properly numbered. Many links have been updated since old ones no longer worked since the book was first created in 2001 and updated later in 2005. Now in 2009 we have plenty more to read, but more importantly we have several great and insightful interviews with some of todays stop motion stars. They include.....
- Animator Anthony Scott
of stopmotionanimation.com who answers many questions about how he likes to animate.
- Kathi Zung
who was one of lead puppet fabricators on MTVs Celebrity Deathmatch. She talks about all her puppet making tricks.
- Animator Brad Schiff
who works at Laika Studios in Portland Oregon and talks about his experiences and methods in the industry.
- Justin Rasch
, a rising stop motion film maker who recently won many awards for his short film Geralds Last Day. Justin talks about balancing his family with his films and more.
- Armature maker Jeremy Spake
tells how he got started and how he ended up making ball and socket armatures for Henry Selicks Coraline feature film.
"Finally someone has taken the time to collect and assemble so many tips, techniques, and industry secrets in one convenient location. Now instead of spending years searching for these clay animation techniques I can spend that time applying them. Thanks Marc for writing such a valuable and informative resource." ~ Mike Behunin
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In Secrets you get rare behind the scenes color photos of the California Raisins, Wilshire Pig, Mark Twain, Herb and Rex, The Little Prince, and many more.
Get your copy today so that you can start making films you are proud of. Plus if you do not like the book for any reason you can get a 100% refund within 30 days no questions asked!
The printed book has creme colored pages, black and white pictures and is over 219 pages long.
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 21 June, 2008.