Saturday, January 17, 2009



I got the final word from the publisher and all is on time and on schedule for delivery the last week of March, SO ORDER NOW!!!!



Pop-Monkey said...

Can't wait to get my hands on this!

Marcelo Vignali said...

Whoa, congratulations! I can hardly wait to see it.

Mark McDonnell said...

Thank you guys.

You can pre-order the book right now. You can see it at

I'm honored you were a part of the book with your contribution.

Anonymous said...

"Mark McDonnell's The Art and Feel of Making it Real: Gesture Drawing for the Animation and Entertainment Industry is the one-source book that animation and entertainment enthusiasts have been waiting for! This self-published hardback contains 208-pages of full color illustrations and instruction offering you the key to opening the door to the long guarded secrets of studio only techniques, theories and practices.

This book will help to explain how to design and capture the essence of life through the knowledge of gesture drawing, increase observation skills and use basic design principles that will help to fuel the power of your imagination . . . all of which are important and necessary skills to have in the animation and entertainment industry! This book applies to animators, storyboard artists, visual development artists, concept designers and any person interested in working in the animation and entertainment industry. From hobbyists to industry professionals, this is the book that will help you create successful images with a strong focus on storytelling skills!

Mark McDonnell has blended his own sensibilities of instruction as well as continued teaching Walt Stanchfield's theories and practices at the Walt Disney Company to its employees and artists. This book is in addition to Stanchfield's previous thoughts and practices and is more focused on tailoring teachings and words of wisdom to the industry and how it functions in today's times. It comes with a foreword by the legendary Eric Goldberg (Director/Supervising Animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios), and contributing words by Andreas Deja (Supervising Animator/Visual Development Artist at the Walt Disney Animation Studios), Marcelo Vignali (Art Director/ Visual Development Artist at Sony Pictures Animation), and industry instructor Karl Gnass (Master Draftsman & Figure Drawing Instructor)."

- Book Synopsis

Dominic Philibert said...

Great work man!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mark said...

looks great. there just better be lots a funny cowboy drawings. maybe if I place my hands over it and meditate i'll get better at drawings hands... :>

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