Gift Guide: Lavish Art Books
The Art of Luke Chueh
“Like a cuddly Trojan horse, Chueh's work is pretty on the outside, but nice and macabre on the inside”: so says Entertainment Weekly of LA-based artist Luke Chueh. Employing minimal color schemes, simple animal characters, and a seemingly endless list of ill-fated situations, Chueh has enjoyed cult acclaim and sell-out shows, making this, his first book, an eagerly awaited one.
Creative Illustration is considered Loomis’s magnum opus, which is aimed primarily at the professional-level illustrator. It’s divided into seven sections: Line, Tone, Color, Telling the Story, Creating Ideas, Fields of Illustration, and Experimenting and Studies. The Book is filled with instructions, tips, insider experiences, and incredible illustrations.
Tarzan The Centennial Celebration
Celebrating one hundred years of Tarzan, Titan Books presents the only official commemorative illustrated history of this worldwide phenomenon. The ultimate review of a century of Tarzan, lavishly illustrated and with fascinating insight into every element of Burroughs’ extraordinary legacy – from his first writings to the latest stage musical – this is an amazing collection of all things Tarzan.
Dinosaur Art: The World’s Greatest Paleoart
In Dinosaur Art 10 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.