I have listed a number of texts that those making, planning or designing for animation may find useful for a variety of reasons. I have given a brief outline of the content of the book to assist individuals seeking additional information.

I must emphasize that these recommendations are my personal recommendations and as such may be limited and do not necessarily represent the views of others.

Practical guides

Halas, J. and Whitaker, H. (1981) Timing for Animation. Focal Press, Oxford.

Comments: The must-have book. If there was one book any student animator should own it’s this one. Written in an accessible style, it covers all the principles of animation, with easy to understand examples and plenty of illustrations. ...

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