• Maurice Sendak Children Mickey Books
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    Maurice Sendak may be the best-known children's author / illustrator in the world today. His artwork has become somewhat of an American icon; some even became the basis of an advertising campaign for Bell Atlantic. This extremely gifted genius was actually cultivating within Sendak since his childhood, and many different memories from his youth influenced the masterpieces he has created. Born in Brooklyn on June 10 th (coincidently, my birthday) 1928, Sendak has illustrated over 70 books and wr...
  • Animation Computer Actor Process
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    ... bout producing a computer-generated animation. The first and most used process is called 'Stop-FrameCinematography', where an artist draws each cell of the animation or cuts out pictures, then puts all the frames of still animation in an special scanner which scans all the separate cells into the computer. Then the computer animator arranges all the frames in the order, that it will be viewed in. Then the artist colours and edits each frame of animation with a computer paint program. After ...
  • History Of Paper Tsi Lun
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    The first historical mention of paper is 104 A. D. in China. The Empress of China at that time loved books and wanted to have a lot of them made. At the time everything was written on silk scrolls which were extremely expensive and time consuming to make. She wanted something cheaper and easier to use and so she asked one of her servants, a gentleman by the name of Tsi Lun to come up with an alternative. He worked for over nine years experimenting with different things and finally came up with ...
  • Walt Disney Mickey Mouse
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    Walt Disney Walt Disney was one of the famous motion-picture producers in history. He first became known in the 1920's and 1930's for creating such cartoon film characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. He later produced feature length cartoon films, movies about wild animals in their natural surroundings, and films starring human actors. Disney won 32 Academy Awards for his movies and for scientific and technical contributions to filmmaking. He also gained fame for his development of theme pa...
  • Grim Natwick Felix First Betty
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    Animation in the 1920's As the science of technology rose into entertainment, not even Hollywood could compete with the new stars of animation. The first broadcast ever was in 1928 and the technology used for the broadcasts consisted of a turntable, which was solely used to be the base for the Felix the Cat figurine and propped him up for the shoot; studio lights, which helped transmit the picture and they also needed to be constant; an actor was needed and had to be impervious to heat, cheap, a...
  • Walt Disney Kansas City
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    Walt Disney is a cartoonist and master of motion picture animation. He made the world fall in love with a large-eared mouse, a scheming duck, and dozens of other animal characters. As his career progresses he turned the making of full-length animated films into an art form. Walt lived on the edge of tomorrow but he dared to make his dreams come true. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 into a modest Chicago household. His first name was taking from the Congregational minister who baptized h...
  • Disney's Affect On Culture
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    In the words of Walt Disney, "If you can dream it, you can do it." This is the foundation he based his magical empire on. With an imagination and the funds from an insurance policy, he took his dream and made the Disney name one of the most well known names worldwide. Disney, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other popular characters are as much of our culture in the entertainment industry as McDonalds and Burger King are for the restaurant industry. The presence of the Disney Corporation has affect...
  • Walt Disney Bridging Past And Present
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    "When your heart is in your dreams, no request is too extreme, when you wish upon a star your dreams come true." Walt Disney is by far one of the influential people of the twentieth century. Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney's magic, his movies, or even his theme parks. He has signal handedly shaped the entertainment industry in to what we know today. He pioneered the fields of animation, movies, and entertainment. Walt Disney was our bridge from the past to the future. Walt had a very ...