Art of the Hunchback of Notre Dame

by Rebello, Stephen

In the tradition of the bestselling fine art companions to The Lion King and Pocahontas, The Art of the Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the rarely seen spectrum of art produced during the film's creation, including conceptual material, sketches, layout drawings and storyboards. This is truly dazzling fine-art collection of spectacular animation from one of Disney's landmark creations.

Bishoujo Pretty Gals

by Hayashi, Hikaru (Illustrator)

The third release of the explosive Manga series presents easy-to-understand instructions on drawing "Bishoujos", a commonly used Japanese lexicon synonymous for "pretty girls". While the book Female Manga Characters introduced the readers to various forms of female anatomy with a general focus, this volume takes us a step further by infusing more personality into them. The first half begins by introducing theories behind the process while adding more detail to the facial features and anatomy likewise. Upon incorporating various imaginable scenarios, the book then sites further useful examples of both real life-like as well as fantasy type "Bishoujos" created from our imagination.


The Other Statue

by Gorey, Edward

The annual charity fete at Backwater Hall in Mortshire is disrupted by the mysterious death of Lord Wherewithal and the theft of the Lisping Elbow. Confusion and misgivings abound. And, alas, the Earl of Thump's stuffed thisby is found disemboweled by the edge of the lake. Dr. Belgravius and his nephew, Luke Touchpaper, attempt to tie the loose ends together and wonder why Miss Underfold was seen wearing a hat decorated with black lilies. And why was Victoria Scone dancing the tango with Horace Gollop in The Soiled Dove?Edward Gorey creates an intriguing and sharply mordant world and leaves us his own mystery-what has happened to the missing Night Bandage, volume two of the Mortshire secrets?

Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross

by Ross, Alex, and Spear, Geoff (Photographer), and Kidd, Chip (Text by)

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Green Lantem, Aquaman, the Atom, and many more--the entire DC Comics pantheon as they've never been seen before, from one of the most astonishing young artists working in the medium today. Over the past decade, legions of devoted DC Comics' readers have thrilled to the appearance of their beloved super heroes recast in Alex Ross's hyper-real style. From Kingdom Come through JLA: Liberty and Justice, here are the best of his DC Comics drawings: hundreds of amazing never-before-seen sketches, limited-edition prints, an inside look at Ross's creative process, an exclusive new Superman-Batman story written by Chip Kidd, and an all-new Robin origin story written by Paul Dini. In this magnificently produced volume, Ross's versions of the characters are brought together by the award-winning team of designer/writer Kidd and photographer Geoff Spear, with an introduction by M. Night Shyamalan, the acclaimed director of Signs and The Sixth Sense. Mythology is certain to make Alex Ross's name as well known as the super heroes he has so brilliantly brought to breathtaking life.

The Man Behind the Magic: The Story of Walt Disney

by Greene, Katherine, and Greene, Richard

iconicon This biography of Walt Disney is illustrated with b&w photographs and includes a forward by Diane Disney Miller.


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