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Wednesday, 31 August 2011

It's Not Easter But Here's A Chocolate, Egg, Jump.

Go to Eric Canete's blog to see the continued quality and quantity of work that is churned out by the man.  Then go here and grab yourself a copy of his fantastic books.
CHOCOLATE as the name suggests is full of sweet goodness, 65 assorted pen and ink drawings containing superhero pinups and original non-character illustrations.
EGG is a beauty similar in style to CHOCOLATE though obviously its precursor, rammed full of excellent pen and ink character art and scene work, superbly presented.
JUMP dossier is a concept sketchbook for a creator-owned project Eric Canete has been working on for a while.  It contains script page snippets, page thumbnails, character concepts, background and prop design work, and one of two inked panels from the finished pages themselves.  This being a preview book it has been limited to a run of 300.

The Young Ones

Skottie Young has worked as an illustrator and cartoonist for over ten years working for entertainment and publishing companies Marvel, Warner Bros., Image, Upper Deck, Mattel, and many more. He currently illustrates the New York Times' Best Selling and Eisner Award Nominated adaptions of L. Frank Baum's OZ novels working with writer Eric Shanower.
For more eyegasms go to skottieyoung.com  
These books are full of the things he does when he's not working his butt off.

If you're into super smooth multi layered rendering or photorealistic paintings these books aren't for you, however if you like energy and wit and a high quality, sketchy drawing style these books are what you're after.  Come see them here.

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Well Rounded Cheeks

We've got the very excellent Cheeks: Still Together available to buy over on our Amazon storefront now together with several of Sean 'Cheeks' Galloway's other great books. Cheeks: Still Together comes with a free tote bag patterned, with characters from Sean's own graphic novel Bastion's 7.


If you're interested in one of Sean's superb Kuta Vinyl figures visit his blog or his deviantart page for some plasticised arsekickery.



Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Jet Propelled Rabbit and Rocket Car Rhino

Go see Mike Yamada's Blog check out the awesomeness, an especially apt phrase to describe the blog of a man who has worked on Kung Fu Panda 2 and How Train Your Dragon.  His ability to render animals and vehicles has been put to excellent use in his upcoming flash card series Zoom Zoo.
A couple of images not from the flash cards but which probably gave Mr. Yamada a push in the right direction.
Whether you're a mother to be or someone who appreciates great artwork this collection of charming cards is definitely for you.

Monday, 22 August 2011

Asian Invasion

Our Japanese selection has grown exponentially over the past couple of weeks, we now stock several anime art books, some hyper angle and anatomy books, video game concept art books as well as some foundation books on landscapes, environments and character design.
Every one of these books is packed to the rafters with amazing imagery, whether you want to learn some new skills or are just appreciative of fine work.
These books and more are available here