The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design


 

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This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American animation background artist and layout designer whose contributions to the industry span more than 60 years and include such cartoon classics as Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, What's Opera, Doc?, and The Road Runner Show. Revered throughout the animation world, his work serves as a foundation and reference point for the current generation of animators, story artists, and designers. Written by Noble's longtime friend and colleague Tod Polson and based on the draft manuscript Noble worked on in the years before his death, this illuminating book passes on his approach to animation design from concept to final frame, illustrated with sketches and stunning original artwork spanning the full breadth of his career.

Tod Polson first studied design at Otis/Parsons, and animation at CalArts before apprenticing under pioneering animation designer Maurice Noble. Since then, he has worked extensively as a filmmaker, designer, and teacher. He lives in Wyoming.

Features

Maurice Noble
Todd Polson

Condition & Attributes

Very Fine lacking dustjacket

Creators

Maurice
Noble
Todd
Polson

Publishing Information

San Francisco
Chronicle Books
2013
1st
1452102945
9781452102948

Physical Description

11.25 inches
9.75 inches
176 pages
color and black & white
Hardcover
pictorial boards
English