Since its publication in 1997, 3D Graphics 8 Animation bas made its way onto dozens of recommended book lists as an ideal guide for people who avant to get into 3D as a hobby or profession. Written by a professional with 17 years of experience in computer graphics, the book contains a wealth of knowledge, insights, and tips presented in a very accessible, entertaining format. Unlike most books dealing with 3D graphics, this one takes a non-product-specific approach and covers all aspects of the process from brainstorming, scripting, and production design to digital video editing and output of your 3D animations.
Whether you are new to the field or are a novice user of 3D software, 3D Graphics & Animation takes you where you want to go. Using practical tutorials, expert tips, case histories, and inspiring ideas, you'll gain a wealth of skills and knowledge that would otherwise take years to acquire on your own. You'll discover how to use modeling, textures, lighting, and cameras effectively to create powerful 3D graphics. In addition, you'll discover how to turn static scenes into exciting 3D animations, and then use feature film editing techniques to build eye-catching demo reels.
3D Graphics & Animation is a must-have resource for those who want to create spectacular 3D graphics as a career or just for fan!