A Beginner's Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters

A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters

    A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters will help you to discover how to create impressive characters for comic art. From inking to colouring, to anatomy and poses- this book will help you to develop an understanding of the essential kills an aspiring comic artist needs. Shelf location is 741.51/BEGI.

New Nordic Design

New Nordic Design

New Nordic Design by Dorothea Gundtoft celebrates the wide reaching impact Nordic design has had on the world scene. The enduring appeal of Nordic design lies in simplicity, minimalist approach, quality materials and sustainable production methods. Featuring over 70 designers and commentators from throughout Scandinavia, the book is beautifully illustrated throughout. Shelf location is 745.40948/GUND […]

Creating the illusion: a fashionable history of Hollywood costume

Creating the illusion: a fashionable history of Hollywood costume

This beautifully illustrated book describes the history of movies from the silent era to the modern era by featuring many of the most recognisable costumes from them. It includes stories from the costume designers and their collaboration with some of the greatest actors and filmmakers of the time. Its call number is 791.43026/JORG and it’s available […]

Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

This glossy soft cover picture book has been written by zoologist Ross Piper. There are some wonderful close up shots of  all sorts of creatures- big and small. Ever wondered what a cat flea looks like when magnified? Check it out on page 148- and be thankful they are not as big as the cats […]

Why Fonts Matter

Why Fonts Matter

The subtitle of this book by Sarah Hyndman is (and why they are lots of fun), and that is what the author offers- a fun little book about the impact of fonts on our lives. Try the personality test at the start of the book- there is an analysis of you based on which font […]

Anatomy TV Databases powered by Primal Pictures

Design Centre Enmore staff and students now have access to Anatomy TV.   It has been designed for educating medical practitioners and affiliated professions, but would also be useful for 3d Animation and Life Drawing. Here is a bit more on the product: This popular and versatile digital resource, featuring an interactive 3D skeleton, brings functional […]

The art of Loish: a look behind the scenes

The art of Loish: a look behind the scenes

Lois van Baarle, professionally known as Loish, a self-taught artist and animator based in the Netherlands, has recently published a book entitled The art of Loish: a look behind the scenes. Now available in the Design Centre Enmore Library, the book features many examples of the artist’s charming and whimsical works and examines some of  the […]

Films on Demand

Films on Demand

  Films on Demand is a database that provides access to a variety of educational films segmented into easy-to-use clips. Broad subject areas include art and architecture, careers and job search, music and dance, technology and society and history. Films on Demand can be accessed by clicking on the eresources link, selecting the database and entering your […]

Exciting new changes to Clickview Videos

Clickview Videos, which cover a huge variety of subjects, can now be made interactive. For example, questions can be added to ensure the viewer remains engaged throughout. There are two options – it is possible to copy and edit an existing interactive video or create a new one from any video in Clickview. All saved, […]