Book review: Animation Sketchbooks

Animation Sketchbooks presents the private notebooks, sketches and doodles of over 50 of the world’s most inventive, innovative and admired contemporary animators. From left-field satire to hit children’s TV series, from short animations for websites to full-scale, internationally distributed films, a wide array of creative work is represented in depth in this fascinating volume.

Written by a leading animator and faculty member in the Experimental Animation Program at Cal Arts, it includes animator profiles and artists’ statements that shine a light on each animator’s way of sketching and working.

The book features a broad spectrum of truly stunning animation from private sketchbooks ranging from cult indie to award winning feature films. A few of our favourites:



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The perfect coffee table book we’re sure you’ll agree.

The book will be published by Thames & Hudson Ltd. on the 6th May and can be found here on Amazon.

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