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Fantasy Art Masters: The Best Fantasy and Science Fiction Artists Show How They Work

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The brightest talents in fantasy, horror, and science fiction art present their favorite creations in show-and-tell interviews that reveal the inspirations and techniques that guide their spectacular work.

From the lyrical Tolkien landscapes of John Howe and Alan Lee to the computer-generated art of Steve Stone and Fred Gambino and the extraordinary sci-fi images of Jim Burns, the book demonstrates the diversity of this popular genre of illustrative art. Whether they work in watercolor, acrylics, airbrush, or manipulation of photographs or computer graphics, the artists take readers behind the scenes for a studio view of the creative processes that drive their fascinating art form. Included are interesting notes about their most demanding commissions and why they chose the particular mediums used for them.

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"Brilliant full-color illustrations and revealing text combine in this lavish art book as ten artists discuss their techniques, from traditional to computer." Florida Herald Tribune

Synopsis:

This state-of-the-art showcase features the very best in fantasy and science fiction art worldwide. The brightest talents in the business reveal their inspirations, frustrations, and joys, and explain how they bring their ideas to fruition. Through behind-the-scenes interviews, these masters of the genre discuss their favorite or most demanding assignments andtheir working techniques, and tell why they work in a particular medium.

Fantasy Art Masters demonstrates the creative wealth and diversity in this popular genre of illustrative art, from the lurical Tolkien landscapes of John Howe and Alan Lee, to the hauntingly beautiful multitextured images of Dave McKean, to the spectacular future-world visions of Jim Burns.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823016365
Subtitle:
The Best Fantasy and Science Fiction Artists
Author:
Jude, Dick
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Painting, modern
Subject:
Commercial - Illustration
Subject:
Fantasy in art
Subject:
Science fiction in art.
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 210
Publication Date:
19991001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.28x10.18x.43 in. 1.57 lbs.

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Product details 144 pages Watson-Guptill Publications - English 9780823016365 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Brilliant full-color illustrations and revealing text combine in this lavish art book as ten artists discuss their techniques, from traditional to computer."
"Synopsis" by , This state-of-the-art showcase features the very best in fantasy and science fiction art worldwide. The brightest talents in the business reveal their inspirations, frustrations, and joys, and explain how they bring their ideas to fruition. Through behind-the-scenes interviews, these masters of the genre discuss their favorite or most demanding assignments andtheir working techniques, and tell why they work in a particular medium.

Fantasy Art Masters demonstrates the creative wealth and diversity in this popular genre of illustrative art, from the lurical Tolkien landscapes of John Howe and Alan Lee, to the hauntingly beautiful multitextured images of Dave McKean, to the spectacular future-world visions of Jim Burns.

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