Synopses & Reviews
Drawing inspiration from the gnarled shrubbery of England's windswept moorlands, Brian Froud is best known for being the mad genius behind Jim Henson's film The Dark Crystal
and illustrating such best-sellers as Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book
. In this volume, a long-awaited sequel to his international best-sellers Faeries
and Good Faeries/Bad Faeries
, Froud returns to the world of faerie with a wealth of new, never-before-seen paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Brian Froud's World of Faerie
offers us a startling new vision of the magical realm, enhanced by Froud's own words about his experiences and insights.
This lavish, full-color book opens the door to Brian Froud's wondrous imagination as never before. It presents beautiful portrayals of faeries that have touched hearts and minds for generations. World of Faerie is by far Froud's most personal book, and represents this visionary artist and creator of fantasy worlds at the pinnacle of his powers. This encompassing volume is a must-have for faerie and fantasy fans of all ages, the world over.
In this long-awaited sequel to his international bestsellers "Faeries" and "Good Faeries/Bad Faeries," Froud offers a wealth of never-before-seen, full-color paintings, watercolors, and drawings.
About the Author
Throughout the years, Brian Froud has created some of the most respected and highly acknowledged mythic artwork of our time. His work has been the inspiration for such films as The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth (both with Jim Henson's Creature Shop); he is the international best-selling author of Faeries and Good Faeries/Bad Faeries. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork. Through Froud's unique style he has created some of the best-known fantasy images of the 21st century, and continues to create visual, spiritual, and poetic tales. He lives with his wife, Wendy, in Devon, England.