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I'd recommend this book to anyone who is seriously interested in character animation.
Williams systematically demystifies virtually every aspect of animation from simple walk cycles, to breaking joints to dialogue and acting.
After thumbing through it myself, it looks like a great book, but very technical and difficult to read.
lots of great pictures, charts, and the chapters are super well written to give advice to anyone in the animation industry. Can't animate without it!Published 3 months ago by Briana
There is no better reference for beginner to intermediate animator than this book. Though time consuming, it's exercises helped my stuff jump off the screenPublished 4 months ago by Thomas J. Koker
This should be a go-to manual for animators, comic artists, and illustrators alike. It's like studying anatomy, I guess. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lychee
This is the best book about animation I've ever seen, it's to beginner, intermadiate and advanced animators students. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Daniel Oliveira
I love this book. I use it to reference any animation I'm working on. It's a very substantial book with lots of little tips and tricks.Published 7 months ago by Brenna
Fantastic resource for artists, even those not studying animation. An inside look at the best practices of some of the most legendary professionals in the business.Published 7 months ago by Thomas M. Guyette
this is the most useful book i have gotten explaining practical animation. I have also bought the expanded version as it came availablePublished 10 months ago by david kessler
Its the best guide to start with if you are thinking in learning and getting into animation and should be a must have for those already in the fieldPublished 11 months ago by DiegoD
This book gives a wonderful outline of step-by-step animation drawings. My only regret is not getting the version of this book that also contains a CD, this would have been helpful... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Debra