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While comedy writers are responsible for creating clever scripts, comedic animators have a much more complicated problem to solve: What makes a physical character funny? Comedy for Animators breaks down the answer by exploring the techniques of those who have used their bodies to make others laugh. Drawing from traditions such as commedia dell’arte, pantomime, Vaudeville, the circus, and silent and modern film, animators will learn not only to create funny characters, but also how to execute gags, create a comic climate, and use environment as a character. Whether you’re creating a comic villain or a bumbling sidekick, this is the one and only guide you need to get your audience laughing! Explanation of comedic archetypes and devices will both inspire and inform your creative choices Exploration of various modes of storytelling allows you to give the right context for your story and characters Tips for creating worlds, scenarios, and casts for your characters to flourish in Companion website includes example videos and further resources to expand your skillset--check it out at www.comedyforanimators.com! Jonathan Lyons delivers simple, fun, illustrated lessons that teach readers to apply the principles of history’s greatest physical comedians to their animated characters. This isn’t stand-up comedy―it’s the falling down and jumping around sort!

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9781138777231 | Focal Pr, December 14, 2015, cover price $149.95

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9781138777187 | Focal Pr, December 14, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: While comedy writers are responsible for creating clever scripts, comedic animators have a much more complicated problem to solve: What makes a physical character funny?

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Product Description: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at cartoony computer animation? Then look no further… Cartoon Character Animation with Maya will help you create just that, guiding you through every step of the process including how to incorporate multiple limbs, smears, motion lines and staggers seamlessly into your animation...read more

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9781472533678 | Fairchild Books, October 8, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at cartoony computer animation?

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Product Description: Learn to draw the Griffins and their fellow Quahogians in a variety of crazy capers and outlandish scenarios!With 12 seasons under its belt, Family Guy has covered a multitude of themes, parodies, and subplots that have become the show's signature elements and made its personalities famous...read more

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9781633220478 | Walter Foster Pub, September 1, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Learn to draw the Griffins and their fellow Quahogians in a variety of crazy capers and outlandish scenarios!

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Product Description: This whimsical, deluxe Art Deco-themed art book showcases Walt Disney characters in a style reminiscent of caricatures from the famed walls of Sardi's and The Brown Derby. Disney Supervising Animator and Director Eric Goldberg drew a little more than 200 stylized images in a collection that first debuted as a display within the Roy E...read more
By Eric Goldberg (illustrator)

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9781484723920 | Disney Editions, September 8, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This whimsical, deluxe Art Deco-themed art book showcases Walt Disney characters in a style reminiscent of caricatures from the famed walls of Sardi's and The Brown Derby.

By Jennifer Gaudet, Sydney Hanson (illustrator) and Joe Vance (illustrator)

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9781633220324 | Walter Foster Pub, April 6, 2015, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: With an 85-year legacy, Disney's Mickey Mouse began as a character and has become a cartoon icon. Over the decades, that ubiquitous pair of ears has seen an artistic transformation spanning a premiere appearance in "Steamboat Willie" in the 1920s to the modern mouse known and loved today...read more
By Disney Storybook Artists (illustrator)

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9781600584299 | Walter Foster Pub, February 1, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With an 85-year legacy, Disney's Mickey Mouse began as a character and has become a cartoon icon.

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Product Description: Cartoons are fun to look at, but they take a lot of work to create. Aspiring artists learn how to draw memorable details that make cartoon characters come alive on the page. Different techniques are introduced, such as creating a sense of motion and emphasizing different features to give characters distinct personalities...read more

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9781477754764 | Pck edition (Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015), cover price $70.50
9781477754597 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015, cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Cartoons are fun to look at, but they take a lot of work to create.

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9781477754726 | Act edition (Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Cartoons are fun to look at, but they take a lot of work to create.

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Product Description: Kids will learn how to bring their favorite licensed characters to life with these step-by-step learn-to-draw books. Each book offers easy-to-follow instructions to guide kids from simple sketches to colorful character renderings.
By Kristina Burr (illustrator)

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9781939581280 | Walter Foster Pub, September 1, 2014, cover price $33.32 | About this edition: Kids will learn how to bring their favorite licensed characters to life with these step-by-step learn-to-draw books.

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Product Description: Loved by millions of viewers across multiple networks, liked by more than 50 million Facebook fans, Family Guy has built a cult following since its debut in 1999. Now the entertaining personalities from the animated sitcom, and the humor that made it famous, can come to life on the drawing pads of aspiring artists everywhere...read more

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9781600584534 | Walter Foster Pub, September 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Loved by millions of viewers across multiple networks, liked by more than 50 million Facebook fans, Family Guy has built a cult following since its debut in 1999.

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Product Description: Kids will learn how to bring their favorite licensed characters to life with these step-by-step learn-to-draw books. Each book offers easy-to-follow instructions to guide kids from simple sketches to colorful character renderings.
By Disney Storybook Artists (illustrator)

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9781939581297 | Walter Foster Pub, September 1, 2014, cover price $33.32 | About this edition: Kids will learn how to bring their favorite licensed characters to life with these step-by-step learn-to-draw books.

Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization, 4e continues the authors tradition of quality and excellence in presenting how firms achieve strategic competitiveness, through a timely and clear writing style. The text uniquely focuses the strategic management process on the outcome and integrates the resource-based view of the firm with the more traditional I/O mode in explaining how firms build a sustained competitive advantage. This text contains the concepts portion only--customized case selections are available through Custom Publishing.
By Disney Storybook Artists (illustrator)

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9780324072754, titled "Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization Concepts" | 4th edition (South-Western Pub, July 1, 2000), cover price $71.95 | also contains Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization Concepts | About this edition: Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization, 4e continues the authors tradition of quality and excellence in presenting how firms achieve strategic competitiveness, through a timely and clear writing style.

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9781939581303 | Walter Foster Pub, September 1, 2014, cover price $33.32

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Product Description: Kids will learn how to bring their favorite licensed characters to life with these step-by-step learn-to-draw books. Each book offers easy-to-follow instructions to guide kids from simple sketches to colorful character renderings.
By Walter Foster Pub (corporate author)

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9781939581310 | Reprint edition (Walter Foster Pub, September 1, 2014), cover price $33.32 | About this edition: Kids will learn how to bring their favorite licensed characters to life with these step-by-step learn-to-draw books.

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Product Description: From Ariel to Zurg, this jacketed hardcover guide features fun facts, tricky trivia, and cool quotes about over 150 Disney heroes (and villains!). Readers will also learn about the stars of the latest Disney and Disney*Pixar films, like Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, The Good Dinosaur, and more! Plus the book jacket reverses to reveal a poster...read more
By Disney Book Group (corporate author)

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9781423189145 | 3 edition (Disney Pr, June 3, 2014), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: From Ariel to Zurg, this jacketed hardcover guide features fun facts, tricky trivia, and cool quotes about over 150 Disney heroes (and villains!

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Product Description: Almost Naked Animals debuted on Cartoon Network in 2011 and quickly rose to earn a spot as one of the Top 20 shows for boys ages 6+ on the network. Now children everywhere can learn to draw the funny, quirky gang of animal characters just as they appear on TV—“almost naked,” with their fur shaven off and clad in only underclothes...read more
By Foster Walter (corporate author)

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9781600583940 | Walter Foster Pub, February 1, 2014, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Almost Naked Animals debuted on Cartoon Network in 2011 and quickly rose to earn a spot as one of the Top 20 shows for boys ages 6+ on the network.

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Product Description: Featuring all of your favorite characters from Nickelodeon's most popular properties, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Avatar, The Fairly OddParents, and more!
By Steve Crespo (illustrator), Shane L. Johnson (illustrator), Heather Martinez (illustrator), Warner McGee (illustrator) and Walter Foster Creative Team (corporate author)

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9781939581198 | Walter Foster Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $33.32 | About this edition: Featuring all of your favorite characters from Nickelodeon's most popular properties, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Avatar, The Fairly OddParents, and more!

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Product Description: Featuring all of your favorite characters from Disney/Pixar movies, including Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Lotso, Big Baby, and many more.
By Disney Storybook Artists (illustrator) and Walter Foster Pub (corporate author)

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9781939581129 | New edition (Walter Foster Pub, January 1, 2014), cover price $33.32 | About this edition: Featuring all of your favorite characters from Disney/Pixar movies, including Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Lotso, Big Baby, and many more.

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Product Description: Disney*Pixar films are known and loved for creating remarkable worlds and memorable characters. Now the entertaining personalities from Toy Story, Cars, Monsters, Inc., Brave, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, A Bug’s Life, The Incredibles,WALL-E, and Up can come to life from the page for any young artist-in-training...read more
By Disney Storybook Artists (illustrator)

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9781600583711 | Walter Foster Pub, October 1, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Disney*Pixar films are known and loved for creating remarkable worlds and memorable characters.

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Product Description: Learning to draw has never been so fun and easy! Now budding artists can dive under the sea to join Ariel, Sebastian, Flounder, and other favorite characters on a fun-filled artistic adventure thanks to Learn to Draw Disney’s The Little Mermaid...read more
By Disney Storybook Artists (illustrator)

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9781600583445 | Walter Foster Pub, August 15, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Learning to draw has never been so fun and easy!

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Product Description: For years, Nickelodeon has been creating countless clever, funny, and entertaining TV shows, from SpongeBob SquarePants, Rugrats, and The Fairly OddParents to The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Rocket Power, and Avatar. In Learn to Draw the Best of Nickelodeon, young artists and Nickelodeon fans alike will discover how to draw all of their favorite Nickelodeon characters from these shows and others...read more
By Steve Crespo (illustrator), Shane L. Johnson (illustrator), Heather Martinez (illustrator), Warner McGee (illustrator) and Nino Navarra (illustrator)

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9781600583438, titled "Learn to Draw the Best of Nickelodeon: Featuring Characters from Your Favorite TV Shows, Including Spongebob Squarepants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Fairly Oddparents, and More!" | Walter Foster Pub, July 31, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: For years, Nickelodeon has been creating countless clever, funny, and entertaining TV shows, from SpongeBob SquarePants, Rugrats, and The Fairly OddParents to The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Rocket Power, and Avatar.

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Product Description: Aimed at beginner artists interested in cartooning and at the countless fans of cartoons, animation, and comics. Not only are cartoons a form of entertainment, but they're an incredibly popular style of drawing! With a fresh and easy-to-follow approach to cartooning, Christopher Hart shows readers basic tips for creating a cast of the most hilarious, outrageous characters inspired by today's cartoons...read more

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9780823007141 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, March 26, 2013, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Aimed at beginner artists interested in cartooning and at the countless fans of cartoons, animation, and comics.

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Product Description: Animation variously entertains, enchants, and offends, yet there have been no convincing explanations of how these films do so. Shadow of a Mouse proposes performance as the common touchstone for understanding the principles underlying the construction, execution, and reception of cartoons...read more

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9780520261037 | Univ of California Pr, November 5, 2012, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Animation variously entertains, enchants, and offends, yet there have been no convincing explanations of how these films do so.

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9780520261044 | Univ of California Pr, November 5, 2012, cover price $34.95

Just for once allow your heart to rule your prudent common sense...Tempting advice - dare Eugenie take it? A country upbringing had taught her to be practical...not to cherish romantic dreams about tall, handsome strangers! But a chance encounter one misty day in spring changed all that. Eminent surgeon Aderik Rijnma ter Salis was a very special man - he made Eugenie's life seem brighter, full of exciting possibilities! But with the gorgeous Saphira at his side, could Aderik's feelings for Eugenie ever be more than strictly professional?

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9781138170742, titled "Prepare to Board!: Creating Story and Characters for Animated Features and Shorts" | 2 revised edition (Focal Pr, December 8, 2015), cover price $165.00
9780263141559, titled "A Secret Infatuation" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | also contains A Secret Infatuation | About this edition: Just for once allow your heart to rule your prudent common sense.

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9780240818788, titled "Prepare to Board!: Creating Story and Characters for Animated Features and Shorts" | 2 edition (Focal Pr, October 8, 2012), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Successful storyboards and poignant characters have the power to make elusive thoughts and emotions tangible for audiences.

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Product Description: Pixie dust, magic, and friendship come together in the enchanted world of Disney Fairies. And now artists of all ages can bring life to Tinker Bell, Silvermist, Rosetta, and all their fairy friends with the help of this learn-to-draw book! Easy-to-follow illustrations help both kids and adults create colorful characters, step by step, regardless of your skill level...read more
By Disney Storybook Artists (illustrator)

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9781600582981, titled "Learn to Draw Disney Fairies Favorite Fairies: Learn to Draw the Magical World of Tinker Bell, Silver Mist, Rosetta, and All of Your Favorite Disney Fairies!" | Walter Foster Pub, September 15, 2012, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Pixie dust, magic, and friendship come together in the enchanted world of Disney Fairies.

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Product Description: Charming and fun, title includes several drawing lessons within an engaging story featuring Dora the Explorer. Young artists will learn to draw the characters in the story with simple shapes following clear step-by-step illustrations, all while learning about the adventures of the characters they are drawing...read more
By Dave Aikins (illustrator)

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9781936309764 | Walter Foster Pub, August 1, 2012, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Charming and fun, title includes several drawing lessons within an engaging story featuring Dora the Explorer.

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