DAVID PICKETT: The LEGO Animation Book

 
Calling all filmmakers, animators, and LEGO enthusiasts, young and old! Local author and LEGO animator and filmmaker David Pickett will be hosting a presentation on LEGO animation with examples of stop-motion animation and a demo on Wednesday, April 19th at 6:30pm at The Doylestown Bookshop! David is the co-author of The LEGO Animation Book, which teaches how to bring your LEGO models to life with stop-motion animation, no experience required. This presentation is appropriate for all artists over the age of 6, so enjoy join us for a night of creativity, photography, and more!
 
 
Have you ever wondered what your LEGO creations would look like on the big screen? The LEGO Animation Book will show you how to bring your models to life with stop-motion animation--no experience required Follow step-by-step instructions to make your first animation, and then explore the entire filmmaking process, from storyboards to post-production.
 
Along the way, you'll learn how to:
  • Create special effects like explosions and flying minifigures
  • Convey action and emotion with your minifigure actors
  • Design sets for animation--make three buildings look like an entire city
  • Light, frame, and capture consistent photos
  • Add detail and scope to your films by building in different scales
  • Build camera dollies and rigs out of LEGO bricks
  • Choose cameras, software, and other essential animation tools
Dive into the world of animation and discover a whole new way to play
For ages 10+
 
 
About Dave
David Pickett is the LEGO filmmaker behind BRICK 101 and Nightly News at Nine. Together with co-author David Pagano, they run the LEGO animation blog The Set Bump. Dave is a life-long LEGO fan, pop culture enthusiast, and co-author of The LEGO Animation Book. When he's not building with LEGO bricks, Dave enjoys playing video games, reading comic books, watching nerdy TV shows, and exploring Chicago with his husband Bert and their dog Sophie. For more information, visit Dave's website at brick101.com.
 
LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse BRICK 101.
 
 
The LEGO Animation Book: Make Your Own LEGO Movies! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781593277413
Availability: Backordered
Published: No Starch Press - October 16th, 2016


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