A book recommended for understanding the complex mechanisms of animal anatomy and the beauty of living things.
Valuable techniques based on the experience of Lucasfilm, Walt Disney, and the author who played an active part in the movies “Jumanji”, “Brother Bear”, “Polar Express”, etc. are generously released.
In addition, Whitlatch’s love for the real creatures that became the source of the mythical beasts that fascinated audiences around the world can be felt.
- Release Date:
- November, 2015
He is a veteran and active top-tier creature designer. With deep knowledge in zoology and anatomy (especially vertebrates), he cleverly combines his advanced illustration skills and precise scientific knowledge to continuously create unique creatures that evoke a sense of reality.
In addition to working in zoos and museums across the United States, he also serves as a senior advisor to the licensing department of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Over a career spanning more than 25 years, he has been involved in various movies as a staff member, including “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace”, “Jumanji”, “Men in Black”, “Brother Bear”, “Dragonheart”, “Alvin and the Chipmunks”, “Curious George”, “The Polar Express”, and “Beowulf”. He is also teaching creature design and three-dimensional composition/anatomy at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California.