Enchanted Drawings: The History of Animation

Enchanted Drawings: The History of Animation

Charles Solomon


hundreds and hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations and pictures accompany a definitive chronicle of the heritage of animation, from magic-lantern indicates, during the paintings of Walt Disney and the expansion of sketch characters, to Beavis and Butthead.

The first bankruptcy of Enchanted Drawings: The historical past of Animation starts off with a citation from Arthur C. Clarke: "Any sufficiently complex know-how is indistinguishable from magic." This based, richly illustrated e-book tells the tale of animation from its 18th-century beginnings as a magic lantern exhibit (a field with a lamp and a replicate) to the construction of Jurassic Park and The Lion King.

"In many ways, I want Solomon's textual content have been released years in the past, for it's a gateway ebook that opens doorways on Disney, Chuck Jones, Hanna-Barbera, UPA and rankings of others. Solomon's starter publication turns corners in time, educating animation landmarks because it is going. Fork left into Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston's lifestyles with Uncle Walt of their "Disney Animation: the semblance of Life" or jog off after Chuck Jones' "Chuck Amuck", or "That's All parents: The paintings of Warner Brothers Animation," every one of which information the crazed lifetime of animators operating less than the gun and escaping into laughter." - los angeles occasions

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