John Howe

John Howe : Fantasy Art Workshop

By (author) John Howe , Foreword by Terry Gilliam , Afterword by Alan Lee

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''Here's how I do it, and why''This is the premise behind John Howe's first practical exploration of his artistic inspirations, approaches and techniques. This title will appeal to practical artists and fans of John Howe's work by providing step-by-step demonstrations, sketches and oustanding finished paintings, some designed specifically for this book. It covers a wide range of subjects essential to any aspiring fantasy artist, including materials and the creative process, and drawing and painting humans, beasts, landscapes and architecture. The final section of the book provides further inspiration and guidance on presenting work in various forms including film work, book covers and advertising, all areas John Howe has vast experience in. It includes a foreword written by groundbreaking film director, Terry Gilliam, with an Afterword by Alan Lee, the Oscar winning world-class illustrator.

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 220 x 252 x 14mm | 557.92g
  • 29 Aug 2008
  • F&W Publications Inc
  • IMPACT Books
  • Ohio
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 200 colour illustrations
  • 1600610102
  • 9781600610103
  • 113,433

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John Howe was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1957. He attended the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Strasbourg. He has had three monographical titles published on his work, including Myth and Magic (Harper Collins, 2001) and worked extensively on the conceptual art for The Lord Of The Rings films with artist Alan Lee and director Peter Jackson. He lives in Switzerland.

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