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Monday, May 11, 2009

Let's Do Nothing!


My good pal and animation legend, Tony Fucile has a new children's book and it goes on sale tomorrow! Run..er..click...don't walk to Amazon or where ever books are sold to buy Let's Do Nothing!

He even created a trailer. So awesome!

video

tony on applying animation to making the book -

"Making this book was kind of like animating, but without
the in-betweens. In an animation shot, we call it the “storytelling
pose”— the single visual idea that must be conveyed to the audience,
to connect them with what you’re trying to communicate. When you
animate, you usually begin with that dominant pose or poses in mind.
Let’s Do Nothing! is really a series of key animation storytelling poses.
It scratches that animator itch in me that I’m afraid will never go away."

More of this interview and other stuff here at Candlewick Press

congratulations Tony!

3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

the description says for kids between 5-7 years old.. should i be concerned if i am also interested on it? ;P

thanx for the heads up!

8:27 AM  
Blogger Alessandra Sorrentino said...

AWESOME stuff Jim! Thanks for sharing it.
Ahh those animations are just lovely.
BRAVO TONINO!!!
:D

7:52 AM  
Blogger Daniel Huertas said...

just got it... great book!.. I am sure that in the future my kids will enjoy it as much as i did ;)

7:25 AM  

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