Recommended Reading: Animation Reference Books

The Animator’s Survival Kit by Richard Williams

Character Animation Crash Course by Eric Goldberg

Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter by James Gurney

Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers by Marcos Mateu-Mestre

Facial Expressions: A Visual Reference for Artists by Mark Simon

How to Draw and Paint Anatomy by Imagine FX/ Future Publishing

The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation by Ken A. Priebe

Cracking Animation: The Aardman Book of 3-D Animation by Peter Lord and Brian Sibley

Animation: From Pencils to Pixels by Tony White

ZBrush Characters and Creatures by Kurt Papstein, Mariano Steiner, Mathieu Aerni, 3dtotal Publishing