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There is no substitute for knowledge. Don't be a dumb artist when there is so much information that is available to make you a knowledgeable artist. My advice is to buy a few Animation Books to refer to and use as you start your journey of understanding "The Fascinating World Of Animation."

ANIMATION REFERENCE BOOK LIST

ADVANCED LAYOUT AND DESIGN WORKBOOK
LEMAY, BRIAN Lightfoot Ltd
ANIMALS IN MOTION
MAYBRIDGE, EADWEARD 0-486-20203-8
ANIMATION FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN
SHAMUS, CULHANE 0-315-02162-3
ANIMATION MAGIC
HAHN, DON 0-7868-3072-7
ART AND ANIMATION
MANVELL, ROGER 0-904208-88-6
BUGS BUNNY, FIFTY YEARS
ADAMSON, JOE 0-8050-1190-0

CARTOON ANIMATION
BLAIR, PRESTON 1-56010-084-2
CARTOON ANIMATION
GRAY, MILTON 0-9628444-5-4

CARTOONING THE HEAD AND FIGURE
HAMM, JACK 0-399-50803-1
CHUCK AMUCK
JONES, CHUCK 0-374-12348-9
DESIGN CARTOON CHARACTERS
LEMAY, BRIAN Lightfoot Ltd

FOR ANIMATION

DISNEY'S ANIMATION MAGIC
HAHN, DON 0-7868-3072-7
DISNEY ANIMATION, THE ILLUSION OF LIFE
THOMAS, FRANK 0-89659-233-3
DISNEY'S THE ART OF ANIMATION
THOMAS, BOB 1-56282-899-1
DONALD DUCK
BLITZ/MARCIA 0-517-52961-0
DRAWING DYNAMIC HANDS
HOGARTH BURNE 0-8230-1367-7
DRAWING THE HEAD AND FIGURE
HAMM, JACK 0-399-50791-4
DRAWING THE HUMAN HEAD
HOGARTH, BURNE 0-8230-1375-8
DYNAMIC ANATOMY
HOGARTH, BURNE 0-8230-1550-5
DYNAMIC FIGURE DRAWING
HOGARTH, BURNE 0-8230-1575-0
DYNAMIC LIGHT AND SHADE
HOGARTH, BURNE 0-8230-1580-7

TECHNIQUES

GOOFY THE GOOD SPORT
0-89586-414-2
HANDBOOK OF ANIMATION TECHNIQUES
LEVITAN, ELI 0-442-26115-2
HOW TO DRAW ANIMALS
HAMM, JACK 0-399-50802-3
HOW TO DRAW COMICS THE MARVEL WAY
LEE, STAN 0-671-22548-0
"I TAWT I TAW A PUDDY TAT"
BECK, JERRY 0-8050-1644-9
OF MICE AND MAGIC
MALTIN, LEONARD 0-07-039835-6
LAYOUT AND DESIGN MADE SIMPLE
LEMAY, BRIAN Lightfoot Ltd

SCRIPTWRITING FOR ANIMATION
HAYWARD, STAN 0-240-50967-6
STORMING THE MAGIC KINGDOM
TAYLOR, JOHN 0-345-35407-9
WALL STREET, THE RAIDERS AND THE BATTLE FOR DISNEY
TEX AVERY
BRION, PATRICK 2851083716
TEX AVERY LES DESSINS
BRION, PATRICK 2.09.240008-8
TEX AVERY: THE KING OF CARTOONS
ADAMSON, JOE
THAT'S ALL FOLKS!
SCHNEIDER, STEVE 0-8050-0889-6
THE ART OF WARNER BROS. ANIMATION
BASHE, PHILLIP
THAT'S NOT ALL FOLKS 1
BLANC, MEL 0-446-51244-3

THE ANIMATION BOOK
LAYBOURNE, KIT 0-517-52946-7
THE ANIMATOR'S WORKBOOK
WHITE, TONY 0-8230-0229-2
THE ART OF ANIMAL DRAWING
HULTGREN, KEN 0-486-27426-8
THE ART OF WALT DISNEY
FINCH, CHRISTOPHER 0-8109-0122-6
THE BEST OF DISNEY
SINYARD, NIEL 0-88665-4661
THE DISNEY STUDIO STORY
HOLLISS, RICHARD 0-7064-3040-9
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANIMATED CARTOON SERIES
LENBURG, JEFF 0-306-80919-4

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANIMATION
TAYLOR, RICHARD 1-56138-531-X
THE FLEISHER STORY
CABARGA, LESLIE 73-94123
THE HISTORY OF ANIMATION
SOLOMON, CHARLES 0-517-11859-9
THE ILLUSION OF LIFE
THOMAS, FRANK 0-7868-6070-7
TOO FUNNY FOR WORDS
THOMAS, FRANK 0-89659-747-4

TREASURES OF DISNEY ANIMATION
ART ABRAMS, ROBERT 0-89660-031-9
TREASURES OF DISNEY ANIMATION
ART CANEMAKER, JOHN 0-89659-581-1
WALT DISNEY AND ASSORTED OTHER CHARACTERS
KINNEY, JACK 0-517-57057-2

VILPPU DRAWING MANUAL (Life Drawing)
VILPPU, GLENN Lightfoot Ltd.

WALT DISNEY'S BAMBI, THE STORY THE FILM
THOMAS, FRANK AND JOHNSTON,OLLIE 1-55670-160-8

WALT DISNEY'S FANTASIA
CULHANE, JOHN 0-8109-0822-0
WALT DISNEY'S MAGIC MOMENTS
ARSENI, BOSI, LEONE MARCONI, MASSIMO

Hopefully these tips will help you understand more about the process of animation and spark your interest in the field of 'The Fine Art of Animation'.

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