Professional animator Howard Beckerman has drawn them all - Popeye, Heckle & Jeckle, even Mickey Mouse. In 'Animation', he offers a road map to the complex art of making an animated feature. Vivid sketches, screen shots, and step-by-step illustrations show how to make a drawing come to life, create storyboards, use form and color, develop a soundtrack, edit, and more. This new edition is also thoroughly updated to reflect the latest trends surrounding digital technology. 'Animation' provides artists and aspiring filmmakers with everything they need to carve their niche in today’s quickly evolving animation industry.