Dinosaur Art: The World's Greatest Paleoart

Overview

A paleoartist is an illustrator who specialises in the science and art of reconstructing ancient animals and their world.

In Dinosaur Art, ten of the top contemporary paleoartists reveal a selection of their work and exclusively discuss their working methods and distinct styles.

Filled with breathtaking artwork - some never before seen - and cutting edge paleontology, this is a treasure trove ...

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Overview

A paleoartist is an illustrator who specialises in the science and art of reconstructing ancient animals and their world.

In Dinosaur Art, ten of the top contemporary paleoartists reveal a selection of their work and exclusively discuss their working methods and distinct styles.

Filled with breathtaking artwork - some never before seen - and cutting edge paleontology, this is a treasure trove for dinosaur enthusiasts, art lovers and budding illustrators.

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Editorial Reviews

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'An absolute pleasure to pore over, and almost every page is a window into a vanished world....the lavish art and interviews will undoubtedly inspire the next generation of great paleoartists...." – Smithsonian

'Alas, there were no photographers around to record the gruesome events. Fortunately for us, there are some highly skilled paleoartists who can provide a realistic look at dinosaur predation ...' – Huffington Post

'Dinosaur Art and the artists whose work is displayed within its pages are a feast for the mind, the senses, and the imagination. It strives to illustrate not only the dinosaurs, but the art and science that bring them alive for us all.'  – Red Orbit

'Magnificent, awe-inspiring, mind-blowing… words truly can’t describe the level of artistic mastery showcased in this collection. Bottom line: If you’re a dinosaur aficionado, regardless of age, you need to experience Dinosaur Art. This is a book to be savored, shared, and cherished.' – B&N Book Blog

'In his new "Dinosaur Art" book, paleo-artist and comics editor Steve White reveals the beauty, brawn and mystique of these giant beasts that walked the Earth millions of years ago.' – Live Science (www.livescience.com)

'Titan Books, publishers of this coffee-table book that is sure to be a phenomenon amongst paleontology enthusiasts, outdid themselves splendidly and an extra round of applause should definitely go their way!' – Killer Aphrodite

"Perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about Earth's history, or just wants to escape to a world of giant monsters who happened to be real." –io9

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857685841
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 9/4/2012
  • Pages: 188
  • Sales rank: 266,979
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 12.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve White has drawn dinosaurs since he was four, for fun and professionally.

Mauricio Anton has created artwork for museum exhibits worldwide.

John Conway has worked on projects for the Discovery Channel and the American
Museum of Natural History.

Julius Csotonyi has produced work for 25 publishers and museum exhibits, including National Geographic.

Douglas Henderson was credited as a 'Dinosaur Specialist' on Jurassic Park, and his artwork can actually be seen hanging in John Hammond's room in Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World!

Todd Marshall is best known for his collaborations with renowned paleontologist,
Paul Serono.

Raúl Martin's stunning oil and digital paintings have also appeared as murals in museums across the planet.

Robert Nicholls' illustrations, murals and 3D models are exhibited all around the world.

Gregory S. Paul has renamed several dinosaurs, and has been active in such fields as dinosaur physiology and thermodynamics. He was heavily involved in advising the filmmakers of Jurassic Park and several TV series.

Luis Rey illustrated Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages.

John Sibbick has been an independent illustrator for 30 years.

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