The Art of 3D Computer Animation and Effects, Fourth Edition, is a classic computer animation textbook. It was first published in 1996, recently updated in 2009, and translated to Chinese, Japanese and Russian. The book provides a comprehensive look at the artistic and technical aspects of the computer animation and visual effects professions, and it includes hundreds of diagrams and images by Hollywood studios and independent creators.

It’s one of the most beautifully illustrated books… He has such a knowledge base of everything going on in this industry from his time at Disney to his time working in Asia… and he has put so much of this into the book.