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Drawing Down the Moon: The Art of Charles Vess

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The fantasy art of Charles Vess is acclaimed worldwide, his rich palette, striking compositions, and lavish detail second to none.

Vess created memorable works for such best selling fantasy authors as Neil Gaiman, Susanna Clarke, Charles De Lint, and George R. R. Martin, as well as a who''s-who list of publishers and clients. His art is breathtakingly singular while recalling the golden age of illustration, when paint and brush were the vessels that carried readers to distant ...

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Overview

The fantasy art of Charles Vess is acclaimed worldwide, his rich palette, striking compositions, and lavish detail second to none.

Vess created memorable works for such best selling fantasy authors as Neil Gaiman, Susanna Clarke, Charles De Lint, and George R. R. Martin, as well as a who''s-who list of publishers and clients. His art is breathtakingly singular while recalling the golden age of illustration, when paint and brush were the vessels that carried readers to distant lands, bygone ages, and realms of the imagination. Featuring a forword by Susanna Clarke, author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781595827654
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
  • Publication date: 11/22/2011
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 988,495
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Posted May 22, 2010

    Stunningly Beautiful

    I am a huge fan of Mr.Vess and his amazing artwork. His style reminds you of Arthur Rackham, but it is very much so his own art. Somehow old and new and the same time. This book shows off his talents so well! It is a book I will cherish for years to come.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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