John Howe

John Howe : Fantasy Art Workshop

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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 220 x 252 x 14mm | 557.92g
  • F&W Publications Inc
  • IMPACT Books
  • Ohio, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 200 colour illustrations
  • 1600610102
  • 9781600610103
  • 127,016

About John Howe

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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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.

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