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Título: Chuck Jones' Chuck Reducks: Drawing from the...
Editorial: Warner Books , New York
Año de publicación: 1996
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included
Edición: 1st Edition
Foreword by Robin Williams. Small 4to. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 286pp. Extensive illustrations (many color). Fine/near fine. A tight and superb first edition of the beloved cartoon artist's account of his animation work. N° de ref. de la librería 36214
Sinopsis: The world-renowned animation director of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck further shares his life, his inspiration, and his timeless creations in this charming and funny sequel to his treasured memoir, Chuck Amuck--with a Foreword, this time, by Robin Williams. Four 4-color inserts. Line art throughout.
From Publishers Weekly:
Now 84, Jones (Chuck Amuck) has been an animator and a director of animated features for more than 60 years and has created such cartoon figures as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote and Pepe le Pew. He also worked with Dr. Seuss on TV versions of How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Horton Hears a Who, in the course of a career during which he made more than 250 films and won three Oscars. Jones's advice here on how to draw and, more specifically, how to draw animals engaging in various activities will prove valuable to aspiring artists; and his portraits of people he has known?from his captivating Uncle Lynn with his surrealistic view of the world to the monsters who ran the Warner Brothers animation department in the 1930s and '40s?are memorable. The book also includes sidebars with quotes, some by Jones himself and others by writers from Thurber to Emerson. There's some filler here, notably pointless lists of unused titles for innumerable shorts and analyses of numerous minor cartoon characters, but Jones, an American original, is good company?if not quite as engaging as his wascally wabbit. Illustrations not seen by PW.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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