Enhance your animated features and shorts with this polished guide to channeling your vision and imagination from a former Disney animator and director. Learn how to become a strong visual storyteller through better use of color, volume, shape, shadow, and light - as well as discover how to tap into your imagination and refine your own personal vision. Francis Glebas, the director of Pigletís Big Day, guides you through the animation design process in a way that only years of expertise can provide. Discover how to create unique worlds and compelling characters as well as the difference between real-world and cartoon physics as Francis breaks down animated scenes to show you how and why to layout your animation.
*Find your own personal vision for your animated shorts and feature films with the help of Disney animator and director Francis Glebas - by using color, shape, line quality, and the other elements of the visual structure
*Inspirational recipe book helps you generate ideas for stories, style, approaches - harness the power of your imagination by using visual elements to convey your story without words
*Filled with scene breakdowns, practical tips, and how-to guidance to create professional quality animation and includes a companion website with real video examples from a man that helped bring Aladdin, The Lion King, and Pochahontas to life!