Wanna-be animators, comic book readers, fans of animator Eric Goldberg who live near San Diego should attend the San Diego Comic-Con on Friday July 25th from 2 – 4pm.
That’s when Aladdin’s Genie designer holds a signing session for his upcoming book Character Animation Crash Course!.
“Character Animation Crash Course! is a veritable Genie’s lamp stuffed with everything the aspiring animator could wish for! Renowned animator Eric Goldberg’s detailed text and drawings illuminate how to conceive characters “from the inside out” to create strong personalities. Classic animation techniques are analyzed and brought to life through this unique book and its accompanying CD that offers readers animated movie examples that show, in real time or frame-by-frame, the author’s principles at work. Add to this Goldberg’s discussions of classic cartoons and his witty, informative observations based on the wealth of knowledge he’s gained during his 30-plus years in professional animation, and you have a tour-de-force guide to character animation with the classic touch. ”