Ramayana: Divine Loophole

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Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology's best-loved and most enduring tales. Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying monkey gods, magic weapons, demon armies, and divine love, Ramayana tells the story of Rama, a god-turned-prince, and his quest to rescue his wife Sita after she is kidnapped by a demon king. This illustrated tale features over 100 colorful full-spread illustrations, a detailed ...
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Overview

Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology's best-loved and most enduring tales. Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying monkey gods, magic weapons, demon armies, and divine love, Ramayana tells the story of Rama, a god-turned-prince, and his quest to rescue his wife Sita after she is kidnapped by a demon king. This illustrated tale features over 100 colorful full-spread illustrations, a detailed pictorial glossary of the cast of characters who make up the epic tale, and sketches of the work in progress. From princesses in peril to gripping battles, scheming royals, and hordesof bloodthirsty demons, Ramayana is the ultimate adventure storypresented with an unforgettably modern touch.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811871075
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 2/10/2010
  • Pages: 186
  • Sales rank: 220,101
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Sanjay Patel is the author of The Little Book of Hindu Deities and is an animator and storyboard artist for Pixar Animation Studios, where he has worked on numerous films, including Monsters, Inc.; A Bug's Life; Toy Story 2; Ratatouille; The Incredibles; and Toy Story 3. He has also worked on The Simpsons for Fox and with legendary cartoonist John K., creator of Ren and Stimpy.
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  • Posted February 10, 2010

    wow!

    I have just been given this book, and the art in it is exquisite -- rich in color, action, humor and pathos. I'm looking forward to reading the saga of Ramayana, but the design of this book is so striking that I'm buying another copy to read to keep this copy fresh.

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