A new edition of “The Anime Encyclopedia” aims to cover anime more comprehensively than ever before. Does it succeed?
Thinking of moving from animation into children’s book illustration? Here’s some valuable advice from a dozen artists who have already made the jump.
I regret starting this review on a negative note, but it should be said that “Anime Fan Communities” is not the most accurately-titled book. Author Sandra Annett takes international anime fandom as her starting point, but she ends up engaging with a much wider range of topics.
Finding the perfect book for the beloved animation fan in your life can be a big challenge, but these gift-book ideas will inform and inspire anyone who loves animation and drawing.
Designer Todd Oldham, who has compiled impressive monographs on mid-century illustrators and designers like Charley Harper and Alexander Girard, looks to have made something special again with his book on Ed Emberley.
Looks like we finally have a definitive answer to the age-old question: Is being an animator one of the coolest jobs on the planet?
“The Who, the What, and the When” is a new book by Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman and Matt Lamothe that celebrates the “secret sidekicks of history” who propelled famous historical figures to greatness.
Animation historian John Canemaker talks about the process and challenges of creating the monumental new biography “The Lost Notebook: Herman Schultheis & the Secrets of Walt Disney’s Movie Magic.”
Focal press has released cover art for what is sure to be one of next year’s most popular animation titles: Andreas Deja’s “The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Greatest Animators.”