The Skillful Huntsman: Visual development of a Grimm tale at Art Center College of Design

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Entertainment Design Director at the Art Center College of Design, Scott Robertson said, "Several years ago it struck me that people would be interested to witness the creative visualization process we undertake within the entertainment design discipline." His interest in education and his desire to share the amazing things that were occurring in his studio classes at Art Center led him to the creation of this magnificent book. A tale from the Brothers Grimm provides inspiration for three gifted students from the...
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Entertainment Design Director at the Art Center College of Design, Scott Robertson said, "Several years ago it struck me that people would be interested to witness the creative visualization process we undertake within the entertainment design discipline." His interest in education and his desire to share the amazing things that were occurring in his studio classes at Art Center led him to the creation of this magnificent book. A tale from the Brothers Grimm provides inspiration for three gifted students from the world-renowned Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. For fourteen weeks, Khang Le, Mike Yamada, and Felix Yoon were guided by their instructor, Scott Robertson, to create original design solutions for the environments, characters, props, and vehicles found within The Skillful Huntsman The trio’s sketches and full-color renderings thoroughly document the creative process of concept design, revealing a host of intriguing places-from sci-fi cities to castles-and people-from giants to royalty. A running dialogue between Robertson and his students also lets readers in on the behind-the-scenes action of one of the world.s leading entertainment design schools, as they discuss the ideas and techniques used to create this stunning collection of artwork. This exciting book surpasses the typical story-art book in that it takes the reader on a step-by-step journey in the creation of a fully realized vision. Using digital and traditional media, the artists and Robertson reveal some of their visual tricks of the trade. A must for artists, aspiring entertainment designers, comic aficionados, and anyone interested in the creative process, The Skillful Huntsman. offers insight into the mysterious world of the imagination.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780972667647
  • Publisher: Design Studio Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 336,076
  • Product dimensions: 10.01 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.49 (d)

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  • Posted November 3, 2010

    Into fantasy art? Check this out!

    The Skillful Huntsman is actually an assignment given to four students at an art school. The assignment, create everything necessary to create a fantasy movie; Characters, Monsters, Transports, Landscapes, Cities, Props. Etc.

    If this were to actually be made into a movie, it would be one of the coolest science fiction and fantasy movies of our time. The Skillful Huntsman delivers amazing characters and landscapes both in rough sketches and in finished paint and digital media.

    If you're at all into sci-fi, or fantasy art, you have to at least look at this book!

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