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    Description''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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    Title
    John Howe
    Subtitle
    Fantasy Art Workshop
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Howe, Foreword by Terry Gilliam, Afterword by Alan Lee
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 220 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781600610103
    ISBN 10: 1600610102
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    BIC subject category V2: WFA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    DC22: 751.4
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NC
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: ART004000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART010000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 27
    B&T Approval Code: A03403200
    BISAC V2.8: ART050000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WFA, AKLC
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    200 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    F&W Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    IMPACT Books
    Publication date
    29 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Ohio
    Author Information
    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.
    Table of contents
    Foreword by Terry Gilliam; Introduction; 1 The Creative Process; Narratives, Themes and Inspiration - Reference Materials - The Working Environment; 2 Materials and Techniques; Drawing Materials, Sketches and Sketchbooks - Painting Materials and Mixing Media; 3 Beings; Human Beings - Fantasy Beings - Fantasy Beasts; 4 Backdrops; Landscapes - Architecture - Atmospheres; 5 Presenting Your Work; John Howe's Work and Career - Film Work and Set Design - Book Covers - Lettering, Borders, Patterns, Panels - Data Storage; Afterword by Alan Lee; Index.