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Thomas Thesen

Thomas Paul Thesen

For more than twenty years, Thomas Paul Thesen’s career has been about learning and understanding the complexities of art, animation, and image-making, both in still illustration, drawing, photography and in the moving image. He has worked in the industry as a character animator and visual development artist for companies such as Pixar, Dreamworks and Sprite Animation Studios. He has also taught for many years at universities across Asia, the USA, and the UK.

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Composition for the 21st century book covers

Composition for the 21st century (2 volumes)

These two volumes explore the possibilities of design and composition for both the animated frame and character. The covered topics provide the reader with a wide scope of artistic options, with each examining the impact on the animated frame. These educational volumes assist the animation artist in making creative choices based on the foundation of design and narrative.

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