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The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook

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Publisher Comments:

Alan Lee, the Oscar-winning conceptual designer for the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, discusses his approach to depicting Tolkien's imaginary world. The book presents more than 150 of Lee's celebrated illustrations to show how his imagery for both the illustrated Lord of the Rings and the films progressed from concept to finished art. In addition, the book contains 20 full-color plates and numerous examples of the conceptual art produced for Peter Jackson's film adaptation.

The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook provides a wealth of background information and will be of interest to those who know and love Tolkien's work, from books to films to DVDs, as well as to budding artists and illustrators interested in how to approach book illustration.

Synopsis:

The Oscar-winning conceptual designer for the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, discusses his approach to depicting Tolkien's imaginary world. The book presents more than 150 of Lee's celebrated illustrations.

About the Author

Alan Lee was born in England in 1947. Inspired by Tolkien's work to pursue his chosen path as an artist of the mythic and fantastic, he has illustrated a wide range of books including Faeries, The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal for his illustrated edition of The Illiad, and a conceptual artist for the motion picture adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618640140
Author:
Lee, Alan
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Tolkien, J. R. R
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Film & Video - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Lee, Alan
Subject:
Film and Television-Film Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
October 19, 2005
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 b/w illustrations, 20 full color pla
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.75 x 7.5 in 1.84 lb

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