The LEGO Animation Book

Author: David Pagano
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593277413
Release Date: 2016-12-16
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Have you ever wondered what your LEGO creations would look like on the big screen? The LEGO Animation Book will show you how to bring your models to life with stop-motion animation — no experience required! Follow step-by-step instructions to make your first animation, and then explore the entire filmmaking process, from storyboards to post-production. Along the way, you’ll learn how to: *Create special effects like explosions and flying minifigures *Convey action and emotion with your minifigure actors *Design sets for animation — make three buildings look like an entire city! *Light, frame, and capture consistent photos *Add detail and scope to your films by building in different scales *Build camera dollies and rigs out of LEGO bricks *Choose cameras, software, and other essential animation tools Dive into the world of animation and discover a whole new way to play!

The LEGO Animation Book

Author: David Pagano
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593277895
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Performing Arts

Have you ever wondered what your LEGO creations would look like on the big screen? The LEGO Animation Book will show you how to bring your models to life with stop-motion animation—no experience required! Follow step-by-step instructions to make your first animation, and then explore the entire filmmaking process, from storyboards to post-production. Along the way, you’ll learn how to: –Create special effects like explosions and flying minifigures –Convey action and emotion with your minifigure actors –Design sets for animation—make three buildings look like an entire city! –Light, frame, and capture consistent photos –Add detail and scope to your films by building in different scales –Build camera dollies and rigs out of LEGO bricks –Choose cameras, software, and other essential animation tools Dive into the world of animation and discover a whole new way to play! For ages 10+

The Lego Animation Book

Author: David Pagano
Publisher:
ISBN: 1593277903
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Animation (Cinematography)

"A guide to stop-motion LEGO animation, with instructions and exercises covering all the steps in the filmmaking process. Includes equipment suggestions, sound and lighting tips, animation and special effects techniques, storyboarding exercises, tricks for designing sets, and acting methods for minifigs"--

Make Your Own Movie

Author: Pat Murphy
Publisher:
ISBN: 1338137204
Release Date: 2017-06
Genre:

With this complete kit, kids can make LEGO animations (or "brick flicks") quickly and successfully. The ten "Mini Movies" walk you through making short, funny clips with step-by-step instructions. Use your phone, tablet or computer to get started. For movie-makers intimidated by the blank page, this book includes endless mix-and-match story starter ideas to kickstart your creativity. Real animator-approved ideas and inspiration cover more advanced skills such as lighting, scenery, sound effects and different camera angles.

Brick Flicks

Author: Sarah Herman
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781629148885
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre: Performing Arts

Turn your bricks into blockbusters with this movie-making guide! You’ve seen the smash-hit film; now it’s time to step into the director’s chair and make your own. Forget big budgets, A-list movie stars, and exotic locations—this comprehensive guide will show you how to make a stop-motion movie using little more than a camera, a computer, and your own LEGO collection. From picking out the right gear, planning a story, and setting up shots, to animating minifigures, editing, and promoting your film online, Brick Flicks has enough tips and tricks to turn a popcorn prentice and into an Oscar-worthy wizard. Along with a brief history of Brickfilms, official LEGO shows, movies, and associated products, and a wealth of knowledge and expertise from some of the most popular Brickfilms producers out there, this is a must-have purchase for any budding directors, young or old, who want to turn their box of bricks into flicks.

Stop motion Animation

Author: Melvyn Ternan
Publisher:
ISBN: 1845435028
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Animated films

Packed with step-by-step tutorials and inside tips and advice from professional animators, Stop-motion Animation is the ultimate handbook for anyone seeking to explore the exciting possibilities afforded by stopmotion animation. With its highly accessible approach and use of inspirational, bang up-to-date examples, the book is guaranteed to appeal to a hip new generation of recreational animators, as well as artists, photographers, and creatives of all stripes seeking new outlets for their creativity. Combining a winning formula of practical instruction and creative inspiration, Stop-motion Animation examines a wide range of stop-motion techniques, covering traditional forms such as claymation and cut-out animation, as well as innovative new techniques that use everyday items such as Lego and post-it notes. Engaging interview-style case studies explore the work of some of today’s most exciting stop-motion practitioners, providing readers with an invaluable insight into their working processes, while detailed tutorials illustrate a range of both basic and more advanced techniques, from making a basic puppet to shooting with an iPhone. QR codes (readable from any smartphone) accompany each tutorial, linking directly to online videos which reveal the finished piece of animation, as well as to videos of digital tutorials which provide a moving screen capture. Readers will also learn easy post-production techniques for editing files and creating animated movies on both Macs and PCs.

Animation Studio

Author: Helen Piercy
Publisher:
ISBN: 1922179418
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Animation (Cinematography)

Presents what you need to create stop-motion videos on your mobile phone or digital camera. In this title, you can learn how to make stop-motion videos like a professional. Using tips and tricks from the experts, it reveals 2-D and 3-D techniques with puppets, clay-modelling, morphing and pixilation.

LEGO Neighborhood Book

Author: Brian Lyles
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593275716
Release Date: 2014-09-14
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In The LEGO Neighborhood Book, you’ll create buildings with real-world details like cornices and facades, and try your hand at interior design by filling your buildings with furniture and light fixtures. Then add the finishing touches to your models with plants, traffic lights, scaffolding, and park benches. Snap together a few houses, shops, and apartment buildings to create your own neighborhood! Inside you’ll find: * Complete, step-by-step instructions for four multistory buildings * Dozens of inspiring ideas to use in your own models * Mini builds for a recliner, old-time lamp post, traffic light, and more * A gallery of the authors’ designs For ages 10+

Programming Games and Animation

Author: Heather Lyons
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9781512439410
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Do you know how your favorite video game works? Computer instructions called code bring the characters, challenges, and stories in the game to life. Discover how games are designed, coded, and tested, then try it out for yourself!"

The LEGO Architect

Author: Tom Alphin
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593276133
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Architecture

"The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime." —Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily "Stunning...be the Corbusier of LEGO." —Wall Street Journal "For many budding architects the first step on the road to blueprints and T-squares is a trip to the toy store. The models are sure to motivate future architects—or future LEGO artists—to get building." —Architectural Digest Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You’ll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!

The LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE the Making of the Movie

Author: Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
Publisher: DK Children
ISBN: 1465461183
Release Date: 2017-09-26
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Packed with stunning concept art, sketches, artwork, inspiration and LEGO builds, this book tells the fascinating story of how "The LEGO NINJAGO Movie" was made. Kids can find out how their favorite heroes, villains, vehicles, and locations were created for the movie. Full color.

LEGO The LEGO Movie Junior Novel

Author: Kate Howard
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545689434
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The first ever LEGO(R) movie hits the big screen February 7, 2014! This animated, family-friendly movie has an all-star voice cast. This exciting junior novel retelling includes 8 pages of color photos from the movie! Emmet Brickowski is just your average, everyday LEGO® Minifigure. He's a normal guy who likes to do normal stuff - watch TV, go to work, eat hot wings, and listen to everyone's favorite song, "Everything is Awesome." But all that changes one fateful day when Emmet accidently discovers the Piece of Resistance. It turns out Emmet's not so average after all - there's even a prophecy about him! Does this ordinary guy have what it takes to become an extraordinary hero and save the universe? The LEGO® Movie is being produced and distributed in conjunction with Warner Bros and has an all-star cast including Chris Pratt (Emmet), Will Ferrell (Lord Business), Elizabeth Banks (Wyldstyle), Liam Neeson (Bad Cop), Allison Brie (UniKitty), Nick Offerman (Metal Beard), Morgan Freeman (Vitruvius), and Will Arnett (Batman).

Animate build code With Lego and Scratch

Author: Robin Frazier
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1514239248
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre:

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE!* Two Getting Started lessons in Scratch(c) to get yourself, and students familiar with basic functions of the Scratch software program * Instructions on how to write, download files to animate and code using Scratch(r)- a free resource, and find the LEGO(r) resources* Guided Lesson Plans -13 lessons using LEGO(r) WeDo Models* Student handout that has a flow sheet to walk them through the steps to animate, build, and code- permission to copy and laminate the sheets* Guidance for setting up classroom activities* Timeline suggested for age/grade specific skill building levels* STEM Vocabulary* Standards of Learning-NGSS-ISTE-ITEEA* Tips Tricks* Resources needed (have LEGO(r) WeDo around school)? Try using to incorporate learning animation and code with Scratch(c) in the classroom. Extend your grant funding with Scratch(r) free resource.

Super Skills Animation

Author: Will Bishop-Stephens
Publisher: QED Publishing
ISBN: 178493609X
Release Date: 2016-08-21
Genre: Animation (Cinematography)

- Easy way to master Drawing - Breaks down a large topic into manageable chunks - Shows how 2-D and 3-D animations can be made without expensive equipment. So you want to be an animator, but you don't have your own million-pound studio? Don't let that stop you! From learning how to make a simple flickbook loop, to creating a stopmotion film of their own claymation creations, young readers wll soon find out the many ways they can make great animated films in their own homes. By following each lesson and giving it a go, children can learn the 10 super skills needed to become a master of animation! Also in the series: How to Make a Movie in 10 Easy Lessons How to Play Guitar in 10 Easy Lessons How to Cook in 10 Easy Lessons How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons How to Be a Blogger and Vlogger in 10 Easy Lessons

LEGO Play Book

Author: Daniel Lipkowitz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1409327515
Release Date: 2013
Genre: LEGO toys

LEGO® Play Book proves it. You can build anything with a LEGO brick in your hand LEGO® Play Book contains a collection of all-new LEGO building ideas that will inspire you to play with your favourite LEGO models in new and exciting ways. Organised in imaginatively themed chapters, covering everything from a LEGO safari and life under the sea to extreme sports and beach scenes. This book is designed to teach you how to get the most play out of your LEGO models. With over 200 building ideas and tips, including suggestions for 'ten-minute builds', 'cool brick' features and 'a handful of bricks', you'll discover endless LEGO possibilities. Advice from LEGO fan builders encourages you to get creative while developing your LEGO skills and knowledge of new bricks and tricks. With a mixture of LEGO models, from the very simplest to the more complex, LEGO® Play Book is perfect for everyone; for beginners and more accomplished builders alike.