Books



Facial Expressions – A Visual Reference for Artists

Facial Expressions is a series of photographic reference books for artists of all styles. The first in the series, featuring adults ages 20-83, includes over 3,200 photos of 50 models. Other galleries included feature kissing, phonemes, hats and headgear, skull and more.

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The Thriving Artist

Award-winning artist, business owner and best-selling author, Mark Simon, shares his secrets on how you can be a Thriving Artist and earn over $100,000 per year doing what you love.

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Facial Expressions – Babies to Teens

The follow-up print book to the best-selling Facial Expressions series, Babies to Teens, features photos of 63 models ranging from 3 weeks old to 19 years old. Other galleries include skulls, hats, phonemes, age progression and more.

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Your Resume Sucks!

Everything you thought you knew about resumes is WRONG! Your resume needs to work for YOU, not the employer. Resume writing secrets revealed through an entertaining story. Before and after examples of resumes are included.

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Facial Expressions – eBook 3rd Edition

New models. New photos. New galleries. You asked for an eBook of photo references…you got it! Carry this awesome reference with you on your tablet, phone or laptop.

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Mind Your Art & Animation Business

Fun articles about serious business. Earn more money in your creative business. Covers all creative endeavors. Based on Mark’s hugely popular articles, Mind Your Business, as seen in Animation Magazine and Animation World Network (AWN).

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Storyboards: Motion In Art, 3rd Edition

This is the bible of the industry, used at schools and studios around the world. Used by beginners and seasoned pros alike. Covers every aspect of storyboarding from the art of the craft, to the business of boarding, pricing, how to get started, tricks of the trade, interviews, exercises and over 1,000 samples. No other book on storyboarding comes close to this one.

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Producing Independent 2D Character Animation

Step-by-step production of an animated short from concept through pre-production, production, post and then what to do with your finished piece. Takes an in-depth look at the artistry and production process of cel animation in a friendly, how-to manner that makes the sometimes tedious process of animation enjoyable and easy to understand.

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TV Pitch School

Discover how to sell your TV show. Whether your show idea is for reality, drama, sitcom, kids, animation, dramedy, game or talk, this self-paced course provides everything you need to understand and prepare the type of TV pitch package network executives are looking for.

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