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208 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Illustration enterprise
  • The professional world of the illustrator
  • The art of self promotion
  • Getting your work seen
  • Securing work
  • Finance and running a business.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Bright and bold and found everywhere in fin-de-sia cle Paris, the poster was a brilliant fusion of art and commerce. New printing methods made it possible to distribute and post vivid full-color prints, spurring both artists and advertisers to take advantage of these public canvases. During its golden age in Paris, the poster was acclaimed for enlivening city streets, even as it was decried for its raucous colors, overt commodification, sexualized female figures, and oversized imagery. Collectors raced to snap up these ephemeral art pieces, sparking a frenzied demand dubbed affichomania, complete with its own experts and specialized publications containing small-scale prints for the home.L'Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters is a lavishly illustrated collection of these posters focusing on the work of five masters: Jules Cheret, the acknowledged founder of the field, Eugane Grasset, Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Alphonse Mucha, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. All are drawn from the collection of Richard H. Driehaus. With rising auction prices and the popularity of modern reprints, it is clear that affichomania is here to stay.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780578168029 20170814
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

4. Alcohol = Alkogol' [2017]

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247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
141 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
Book
225 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
Book
72 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 x 24cm
  • Director's Foreword / James Rondeau
  • Acknowledgments / Mark Pascale
  • Think : Saul Steinberg's Visual Language / Mark Pascale
  • View of the World / Chris Ware
  • Plates
  • Checklist.
A lively book that traverses forty years of drawing and satire by a celebrated cartoonist and postwar artist Romanian-born American artist Saul Steinberg (1914-1999) won international acclaim for his inventive, wry representations of the postwar age. His work appeared on the covers and interiors of the New Yorker for nearly six decades, and his drawings, collages, prints, paintings, and sculptures have been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. With essays by cartoonist Chris Ware and curator Mark Pascale, this lively book traces Steinberg's imagery as it evolved over the full scope of his career, celebrating his refusal to distinguish between high and low art. The 60 works included traverse the realms of Steinberg's world, from the witty black-ink takes on his newly adopted land of 1940s America to the watercolor paintings he made as a mature artist in the late 1980s.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300226362 20170821
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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viii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Coming to light
  • A world of possibilities
  • Animation's rising star
  • Man from the Midwest
  • Dawn of a golden age
  • Snow White and the beginning of U.S. feature animation
  • War years
  • Postwar transitions
  • Changing times
  • The vast wasteland and other discontents
  • Tradition, rebellion, transformation
  • Renaissance and revolution.
Providing a detailed historical overview of animated film and television in the United States over more than a century, this book examines animation within the U.S. film and television industry as well as in the broader sociocultural context. * Documents the evolution of U.S. animation, from its origins in newspaper cartooning at the beginning of the 20th century to the digital creations of the late 20th century and beyond * Reveals social influence on animation across history, including issues of race and gender * Identifies a new preoccupation of the American public with animation and reconsiders popular animated films and TV shows in this light * Discusses major figures, themes, and studios involved in the production of American animated film and television * Identifies major achievements and controversies in the history of animation in the United States.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781440833595 20170213
Green Library
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xv, 318 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
The internationally acclaimed films Persepolis and Waltz with Bashir only hinted at the vibrant animation culture that exists within the Middle East and North Africa. In spite of censorship, oppression and war, animation studios have thrived in recent years - in Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Turkey - giving rise to a whole new generation of entrepreneurs and artists. The success of animation in the Middle East is in part a product of a changing cultural climate, which is increasingly calling for art that reflects politics. Equally, the professionalization and popularization of film festivals and the emergence of animation studios and private initiatives are the results of a growing consumer culture, in which family-friendly entertainment is big business. Animation in the Middle East uncovers the history and politics that have defined the practice and study of animation in the Middle East, and explores the innovative visions of contemporary animators in the region.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784533267 20170424
Green Library
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viii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Note on Text Introduction Part One: Process and Animation 1. Processing Animation 2. Cycled and Recycled Animation Part Two: Cognition and Animation 3. Cognitive Animation Theory 4. Reading Animation Part Three: Animation and Actuality 5. Non-Fictional Animation and the Transformation of Actuality 6. Investigative Animation 7. Animating the Real World Conclusion Notes Bibliography Animation/Filmography/Other Media Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781501308147 20171017
Animation - Process, Cognition and Actuality presents a uniquely philosophical and multi-disciplinary approach to the scholarly study of animation, by using the principles of process philosophy and Deleuzian film aesthetics to discuss animation practices, from early optical devices to contemporary urban design and installations. Some of the original theories presented are a process-philosophy based theory of animation; a cognitive theory of animation; a new theoretical approach to the animated documentary; an original investigative approach to animation; and unique considerations as to the convergence of animation and actuality. Numerous animated examples (from all eras and representing a wide range of techniques and approaches - including television shows and video games) are examined, such as Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Madame Tutli-Putli (2007), Gertie the Dinosaur (1914), The Peanuts Movie (2015), Grand Theft Auto V (2013) and Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist (1995-2000). Divided into three sections, each to build logically upon each other, Dan Torre first considers animation in terms of process and process philosophy, which allows the reader to contemplate animation in a number of unique ways. Torre then examines animation in more conceptual terms in comparing it to the processes of human cognition. This is followed by an exploration of some of the ways in which we might interpret or `read' particular aspects of animation, such as animated performance, stop-motion, anthropomorphism, video games, and various hybrid forms of animation. He finishes by guiding the discussion of animation back to the more tangible and concrete as it considers animation within the context of the actual world. With a genuinely distinctive approach to the study of animation, Torre offers fresh philosophical and practical insights that prompt an engagement with the definitions and dynamics of the form, and its current literature.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781501308147 20171017
Green Library
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464 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Maureen Furniss surveys the cultural, political and economic context of how this dynamic industry evolved, emphasizing both artistic and technical achievements from around the world - from Hollywood to Tokyo, from Moscow to Sydney. Featuring a timeline for each of its six parts, Animation: The Global History provides readers with a clear and accessible chronology of events. A 'Global Storyline', highlighting the major themes of the era, opens each chapter, and an end-of-book glossary defines key terms used throughout the book.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500252178 20170410
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xx, 308 pages : illustrations ; [ca. 23-29] cm
  • Foreword. Preface. Getting Started. Finalize Your Own Turnaround Model Sheet. Key Positions. Breakdown Positions. Anticipation. The Difference between Thumbnail & Gesture Drawings. Pose & Silhouette. The Importance of Silhouette. Balance. Form. Sequential Action. Achieving Weight. Framing. Perspective. Light & Shade. Strength of Line. Storyboarding. Final Storyboarding Exercise.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498774017 20171218
The Animator's Sketchbook will teach students of animation how to improve their work through observation and drawing. It will show readers how to access their inner "animator." With over 60 different gesture and drawing exercises, this book enhances vision, analysis, understanding, and the core skills required to become a master animator. Filled with extensive practice pages, Tony White's Sketchbook, invites students to demonstrate what they learn. Each exercise is timed, so that the skills acquired, are optimized for efficiency and comprehension. The style and technique of the art produced will be entirely up to the reader, thus making no two sketchbooks alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498774017 20171218
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248 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
vii, 303 pages; 8 numbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • The formative years
  • The birth of a career
  • The Inkwell Studio
  • Fleischer Studios, Inc.
  • The queen of the animated screen: Betty Boop
  • Betty Boop on the couch: a character analysis
  • The Fleischer factory
  • The Popeye plant
  • The spinach lid blows off
  • Picking up the pieces
  • Setting sail for Miami
  • Stormy seas ahead
  • The ship wreck
  • The change of command
  • Separate couses, new directions
  • Recommissioned
  • Raising the Inkwell.
The history of animated cartoons has been dominated by Walt Disney, giving the impression that he perfected the medium. In reality, it was the work of several pioneers. Max Fleischer-inventor of the rotoscope technique of tracing animation frame by frame over live-action footage-was one of the most prominent. By the 1930s, Fleischer and Disney were the leading producers of animated films but took opposite approaches. Fleischer's work showed elements of German Expressionism and organic progression, in contrast to Disney's naturalism. As a result, Fleischer's cartoons were rough rather than refined, commercial rather than artistic-yet with an artistry of their own. Both animators sought to create images and action that violated physical laws, supporting Fleischer's maxim: "If it can be done in real life, it isn't animation." This book covers his life and work, with rare illustrations detailing the technical aspects of his craft.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781476663678 20170410
Green Library
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158 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
""Je me souviens de mon premier contact avec les couleurs. On m'avait donné une vieille boîte d'aquarelles qui appartenait à mes soeurs. Les deux seules couleurs qui restaient étaient du mauve et de l'ocre. Les mélanger donnait un résultat abominable. C'est avec ces couleurs que j'ai barbouillé un album Gédéon de Rabier." À lire ces souvenirs de Tomi Ungerer interrogé sur ses dessins d'enfance, on perçoit immédiatement le plaisir physique et la joie de la découverte qu'ont constitué ses premières expériences d'illustrateur. En quoi les dessins de l'enfance portent-ils déjà le germe de l'oeuvre à venir ? Que racontent-ils de l'apprentissage de ce garçon aux dispositions hors du commun dans le contexte singulier de l'occupation allemande ? Le musée Tomi Ungerer Centre international de l'Illustration conserve dans ses collections près de 600 dessins réalisés par l'artiste entre 1935 et 1953 et soigneusement collectés au fil des ans par sa mère. Ce fonds d'une richesse exceptionnelle, presqu'entièrement inédit, apporte de précieux éclairages sur l'oeuvre de l'artiste accompli: on reconnaîtra le goût précoce de la caricature et de la satire, le talent pour le dessin d'après nature, le sens du rythme et de la composition, le plaisir de la narration, mais aussi les diverses influences littéraires et graphiques qui irriguent son oeuvre... Une véritable découverte pour tous les amateurs de l'artiste qui ouvre de nouvelles voies dans la compréhension du processus créatif."--Page 4 of cover.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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260 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Avant-propos, Christophe Leribault -- À la croisée du dessin et de la peinture, Gaëlle Rio -- Avant le renouveau du pastel -- Le pastel naturaliste -- Le pastel impressionniste -- Le pastel mondain -- Le pastel symboliste -- Catalogue exhaustif des pastels du Petit Palais -- Bibliographie sélective.
""Pastel (n. m.): Genre de peinture pour lequel on emploie des crayons ou pâtes de diverses couleurs. Ces pâtes sont tendres, faciles à se pulvériser et telles que l'artiste peut les employer, tantôt comme le crayon ordinaire pour tracer des contours et des hachures plus souvent encore en les écrasant pour les étendre sur le papier avec le doigt. C'est toujours sur papier, et sur un papier un peu grenu, que l'on peint en pastel." '' Cet ouvrage réunit l'ensemble de la collection des pastels du Petit Palais, riche d'un corpus exceptionnel de plus de deux cents oeuvres de Gauguin, Berthe Morisot, Renoir, Degas, Redon... Il offre un large panorama des principaux courants artistiques et des grands pastellistes de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle."--Page 4 of cover.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)

17. The art of Coco [2017]

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160 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Foreword by John Lasseter Introductions by Lee Unkrich & Adrian Molina Pixar is proud to introduce the must-have companion to the vibrant new feature film Coco. The creation of Coco's mesmerizing world is explored in detail through colorful artwork, energetic character sketches, intriguing storyboards, and spellbinding colorscripts. Featuring insights from the production team about the making of the film and production art that bursts off the page, The Art of Coco overflows with insights into the creative process behind Pixar's unique and engaging vision.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781452156439 20171227
Green Library
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155 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 x 29 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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160 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art created using the easily accessible medium. The Art of Spray Paint showcases the grand and imaginative scale of spray paint art and design. Inside, you'll find jaw-dropping spray paint creations from around the world! You'll discover the process of each art form, as well as tricks of the trade, from small clever projects to huge art installations. Much more than a book about "cool" spray paint designs, Lori Zimmer guides you through amazing large-scale art production, immersive environments, working from intuition, collaboration, the artist's role in society, alternative creative economies, contemporary mythology, storytelling, DIY projects and more. With such a readily available medium, what will you create? Contributors include: CRASH, PichiAvo, BR163, Logan Hicks, Joe Iurato, Nick Walker, Caroline Caldwell, Casey Gray, Tristan Eaton, Matt Eaton, Hueman, Elle, Tatiana Suarez, Conor Harrington, Remi Rough, Will Hutnick, Rubin415, Rebecca Paul, Zac Braun, Ian Kuali'i, Ele Pack, Dana Oldfather.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781631591464 20170515
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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158 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood are some of the world's most beloved characters in children's literature. But before they appeared in many millions of books and in nearly fifty languages, they started life in the 1920s as the product of a unique collaboration between A. A. Milne and E. H Shepard; author and illustrator wove images and text together in a way that was utterly original for the time. For Shepard, it was a process that he relished, creating artwork for new editions right up until his death in 1976 at the age of ninety-six.In this beautifully presented, full-colour volume, readers will not only discover the story behind this remarkable partnership, but also follow the evolution of Shepard's work, from those first tentative sketches through to the illustrations we know and love, and even on to the characters' later incarnations at Disney.Presenting over 150 full colour images - including never-before-published sketches, finished artwork, personal family photographs and memorabilia - this is the perfect gift for those of us who grew up loving the books.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781910552773 20171106
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)