• Juvenile Nonfiction

The LEGO Animation Book

Make Your Own LEGO Movies!
Author: David Pagano,David Pickett
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593277415
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 216
View: 8207
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!

    • Performing Arts

The LEGO Animation Book

Make Your Own LEGO Movies!
Author: David Pagano,David Pickett
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 159327789X
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 216
View: 8764
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+

Make Your Own Movie


Author: Pat Murphy,Klutz Editors
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781338137200
Category:
Page: 78
View: 8868
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.

    • Performing Arts

Brick Flicks

A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO Movies
Author: Sarah Herman
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1629148881
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 224
View: 8847
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.

    • Animated films

Stop-motion Animation

How to Make and Share Creative Videos Using Clay, Paper, Post-its, Puppets ... and More
Author: Melvyn Ternan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781845435028
Category: Animated films
Page: 176
View: 893
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.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

LEGO Neighborhood Book

Build Your Own LEGO Town!
Author: Brian Lyles,Jason Lyles
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593275714
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 204
View: 6379
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+

    • Juvenile Fiction

Deep-Sea Treasure Dive (LEGO City: 8x8)


Author: Trey King
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545913691
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 24
View: 3715
There's never a dull moment in LEGO(R) City! In this new LEGO(R) CITY 8x8, a team of deep sea divers are on the search for sunken treasure. But could the old ship they find underwater be haunted? Find out in this funny, action-packed adventure featuring original illustrations!

    • Crafts & Hobbies

The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 1

Cars, Castles, Dinosaurs and More!
Author: Megan H. Rothrock
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593274793
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 200
View: 4874
Unleash your imagination as you journey through the wide-ranging world of LEGO building with The LEGO Adventure Book. This inspiring tour is filled with bright visuals, step-by-step breakdowns of 25 models, and nearly 200 example models from the world's best builders. Learn to build robots, trains, medieval villages, spaceships, airplanes, and much more. Whether you're brand-new to LEGO or have been building for years, this book is sure to spark your imagination and motivate you to keep creating!

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

The Lego(r) Batman Movie: The Making of the Movie


Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Publisher: DK Children
ISBN: 9781465456618
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 200
View: 8628
Journey beyond the on-screen world of The LEGO� Batman(tm) Movie and get an inside look at how the animated movie was created with The LEGO� Batman(tm) Movie: The Making of the Movie. Packed with stunning concept art, sketches, artwork, inspiration, and LEGO builds, the book tells the fascinating story of how The LEGO Batman Movie was made. Find out how your favorite heroes, villains, vehicles, and locations were created for the movie. Learn about each development stage of the movie, from the initial idea and storyboarding to recording the dialogue and special effects. Created in full collaboration with the LEGO Group and Warner Bros., The Making of The LEGO Batman Movie features exclusive insights from the filmmakers, animators, LEGO designers, and actors. Copyright � 2017 DC Comics. THE LEGO� BATMAN MOVIE � & (tm) DC Comics, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., & The LEGO Group. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks and/or copyrights of The LEGO group. � 2017 The LEGO Group. BATMAN and all related characters and elements � & (tm) DC Comics. All rights reserved. (s17)

    • Architecture

The LEGO Architect


Author: Tom Alphin
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276133
Category: Architecture
Page: 192
View: 6534
"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!

    • Animation (Cinematography)

Animation Studio


Author: Helen Piercy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781922179418
Category: Animation (Cinematography)
Page: 24
View: 7049
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.

    • Art

Steampunk LEGO


Author: Guy Himber
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276311
Category: Art
Page: 200
View: 6584
Filled with dirigibles and floating cities, penny-farthings and pirate ships, curiosities and robots galore, Steampunk LEGO is an illustrated collection of Victorian-era sci-fi treasures, all built from LEGO. Curated by award-winning LEGO builder and special effects master Guy Himber, this full-color coffee table book showcases an eclectic variety of models designed by dozens of the world’s best LEGO artists. Grab your brass goggles and join fictional explorer Sir Herbert Jobson as he travels the world cataloguing its technological wonders for Queen Victoria. His entertaining descriptions of an imaginative alternate history bring these delightful LEGO models to swashbuckling life.

    • Crafts & Hobbies

Beautiful LEGO 3: Wild!


Author: Mike Doyle
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276990
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 232
View: 5496
Scenes from nature spring to life in Mike Doyle's latest curated collection of LEGO art, Beautiful LEGO: Wild! From botanical marvels to adorable critters—such as a sea otter family made from 3,500 LEGO pieces—every page is sure to delight the artist and naturalist in all of us. Interviews with LEGO masters from around the world give you a glimpse into the inspiration behind these incredible works of art. Discover amazing landscapes, insects, mythical creatures, and more, all within the enchanting pages of Beautiful LEGO: Wild!

    • Art

Cracking Animation

The Aardman Book of 3-D Animation
Author: Peter Lord,Brian Sibley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780500291993
Category: Art
Page: 272
View: 1759
Aardman Animations are, unquestionably, one of the biggest success stories in animated films: their masterpieces include Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run and Shaun the Sheep, as well as much-loved characters such as Morph. Cracking Animation is entertaining, inspiring and essential reading for all Aardman enthusiasts, students of animation or anyone who wants to try making an animated film. This revised edition includes two new chapters. Chapter 7 looks in depth at the development and teamwork involved in a major animated film or television production, using The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! as an exemplar, and Chapter 8 presents exclusive behind-the-scenes insights into the making of Aardman's most recent feature film, Shaun the Sheep the Movie. Packed with practical, fully illustrated and step-by-step descriptions of all the elements involved, this is quite simply the best publication on stop-motion animation.

    • Juvenile Fiction

I'm Fun, Too! (A Classic LEGO Picture Book)


Author: Jonathan Fenske
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338290983
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
View: 5574
The first-ever LEGO(R) picture book, from Barnacle Is Bored creator Jonathan Fenske! What happens when an ordinary LEGO minifigure of the past meets the extraordinary minifigures of today, with their elaborate vehicles, colorful clothes, and wild accessories? He thinks he's no fun at all! "Let's face it. If we were all ice cream, those guys would be the super-duper chunky happy birthday blast. And I would be the vanilla." After feeling down about being ordinary, he and his new friends piece together just how special he truly is. This vibrantly illustrated storybook will charm readers of all ages, reminding them that what makes each person special can be found on the inside.

    • Crafts & Hobbies

The LEGO Trains Book


Author: Holger Matthes
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593278489
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 248
View: 5266
Learn the model-making process from start to finish, including the best ways to choose scale, wheels, motors, and track layout. Get advice for building steam engines, locomotives, and passenger cars, and discover fresh ideas and inspiration for your own LEGO train designs. Inside you'll find: -A historical tour of LEGO trains -Step-by-step building instructions for models of the German Inter-City Express (ICE), the Swiss “Crocodile,” and a vintage passenger car -Tips for controlling your trains with transformers, receivers, and motors -Advice on advanced building tech­niques like SNOT (studs not on top), micro­striping, creating textures, and making offset connections -Case studies of the design process -Ways to use older LEGO pieces in modern designs For ages 10+

Brick History

Amazing Historical Scenes to Build from LEGO
Author: Warren Elsmore
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780750967570
Category:
Page: 256
View: 6690
Brick History—the next in the series after the highly successful Brick City, Brick Wonders, Brick Flicks, and Brick Vehicles—is a journey into the most pivotal moments in world history. Using LEGO bricks, artist Warren Elsmore and his team recreate stunning historic scenes, from the beginning of life in the pre-historic era right through to the inauguration of Barack Obama. Brick History is a celebration of humanity and its achievements, and of moments in time that changed the course of history.

    • LEGO toys

LEGO® Awesome Ideas

What Will You Build?
Author: Daniel Lipkowitz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780241182987
Category: LEGO toys
Page: 200
View: 453

    • Art

The Lego Zoo

50 Easy-to-build Animals
Author: Jody Padulano
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781593279226
Category: Art
Page: 200
View: 5277
A children's book that shows how to build 50 simple models of LEGO animals using only standard LEGO parts that every LEGO fan has in their collection. The LEGO Zoo book shows kids of any age how to build 50 simple animal models using only standard LEGO parts that are already likely to be in their collection. Readers learn how to build models of animals like crocodiles, zebras, wolves, lions, flamingos, plus many more. Projects are ordered by increasing difficulty making it easy to jump in without getting in over your head. The animals are so cute and goofy, whether building as a family or solo The LEGO Zoo is sure to deliver a roaring good time!