"It is easily the most attractive animation book to come into my hands in many years." -MichaelBarrier.com
"a beautiful ...stunningly attractive book...wonderful and heavily researched with an enormous number of illustrated examples." - Michael Sporn Animation Splog
"MacLean's insightful volume about the history of layout is one of the must-have animations books...Offering excellent interviews with some of the biggest names in tha business, interspersed with lots of previously unpublished art from the vaults of Disney, Pixar and Warner Bros., the book offers a solid overview of the importance of layout in all types of animation. " -Animation Magazine
Fraser MacLean has worked for Passion Pictures, Cambridge Animation Systems, Telemagination, and Walt Disney Animation Studios, on such films as Space Jam and Tarzan. He currently runs Penciltown Animation and resides in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pete Docter is the Oscar-winning director of the celebrated Pixar films, Mosters, Inc. and Up.
pretty cool, acknowledges how the visdev or layout industry has evolved with the use of 3D animation.Published 1 month ago by rachel whalon
Great writing, informative, good illustrations. Probably the best book you can own for learning about the Mechanics of Animation Camera and Layout.Published 3 months ago by tomb
Well written, thoroughly researched book. Tons of beautiful illustrations. Kind of amazing how much information is here in this book. Worth every penny and more.Published 9 months ago by Animatrix, artist, reader
Alas, the book has a lot of commentary and not enough visual information, what it lacks
it the how and the why. Read more
Small pictures to much info not enough art. I didn't like the book very much, so I sent it back.Published 19 months ago by R. Sly