About the Book
"PiRats" K9 Studios
"PiRats" is a story about the capture of Captain Buttons. He is the most vicious vile pirate to sail the seven sewers.A short animated film created by students from Sheldon High School K9 Studios Animation Program.
The Art of PiRats features the myriad pieces of concept art on which this fantastic, High School class film was built, including storyboards, full-color pastels, digital and pencil sketches, character studies, color scripts, and more. Astute text-featuring quotes from the director, artists, animators, and production team-unearths the filmmakers' historical inspirations and recounts the creative process in intimate detail. This richly illustrated portal into the artistic spirit of Sheldon High School's K9 Studios reveals a studio confidently pushing the limits of high school art education.