A Walk in Eden
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A Walk in Eden

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A keen observer of the natural world and the mystical treasures contained within, Anders Nilsen uses lush, inky lines to craft an enchanting, meditative journey. A Walk in Eden is part colouring book, part fantastical view of primeval creation, with an exquisite mix of sprawling landscapes and close-up examinations of plants, fungi, and minerals think giant crystal formations emerging out of pools surrounded by lush vegetation and flowers the size of small trees. Though this is a world void of humans, here and there are small reminders of our presence. Informed by the designs of Ernst Haeckel and other early scientific and botanical illustration, Nilsen's world is intricate, playful, and inspired, waiting for you to make it your own. With 80+ full-page drawings, Nilsen invites you to join in the fun and bring the adult- and kid-friendly colouring book A Walk in Eden to life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 254 x 254 x 10mm | 544g
  • Drawn and Quarterly
  • Montreal, Canada
  • English
  • Black and white illustrations throughout
  • 177046266X
  • 9781770462663
  • 537,812

About Anders Nilsen

Anders Nilsen is an award-winning cartoonist and visual artist. He is the author of several books, including Don't Go Where I Can't Follow and the magnum opus Big Questions, for which he was awarded the 2012 Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize by the Pennsylvania Center for the Book and the Ignatz Award, and was nominated for the top prize at the Angouleme International Comics Festival. Nilsen's works have been translated into a number of lan- guages, and he has exhibited his drawings and paintings internationally. He lives and works in Minneapolis.show more

Review quote

[Big Questions] is filled with verdant deep-space landscapes rendered in a lush stipple and hatching inking technique and with sparely rendered characters that misapply mystical significance to their circumstances. Publishers Weekly. Rapturous, meticulous pen-and-ink pointillism sprawling, uncanny work. New York Timesshow more
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