Gothic Art: Vampires, Witches, Demons, Dragons, Werewolves & Goths

Gothic Art: Vampires, Witches, Demons, Dragons, Werewolves & Goths

by Nicola Henderson

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Overview

Gothic Art is a powerful new illustrated book, packed with inimate portraits of lonely vampires, winsome witches and stunning visions of eerie characters and landscapes. Gothic art has surged in popularity over recent years, fuelled by the Twilight phenomenon, then cool TV series such as True Blood, Vampire Diaries and My Babysitter’s a Vampire and bestselling games cards from Wizards of the Coast. The Hunger Games generation is fascinated by gothic themes and this fantastic new book brings together the hottest new talent with classic gothic artists such as Aly Fell, Anne Stokes, Alex Horley, Jasmine Beckett-Griffith and Brom,to create an explosive, imaginative tour-de-force. With digital and traditional paintings and photo art, and a fascinating discussion of the gothic, this is a must-have read for anyone interested in the slightly darker, anarchic side of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857759948
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2013
Series: Inspirations & Techniques Series
Edition description: New
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 11.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Nicola Henderson (author) writes for the sci-fi and fantasy arts magazine ImagineFX at Future Publishing. Her specialist fields of academic interest veer towards alternative cultural movements, with videogame history, Japanese culture and contemporary feminism being ongoing pursuits. Nicola has held a lifelong fascination with Gothic art and culture, along with an eclectic range of art styles and literature.

Mick Mercer (foreword) is best known for his reviews and photographs of the goth, punk and indie music scenes and editorship of prolific music magazines Panache and ZigZag. He is author of such titles as Hex Files: The Goth Bible and 21st Century Goth, and publishes a monthly online magazine, THE MICK. He is a keen consumer of all that is Gothic in flavour and vision.

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