Iain McCaig's Once Upon a Time in the Sketchbook

Iain McCaig
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Iain McCaig's Once Upon a Time in the Sketchbook

Iain McCaig
Ціна: 1800 грн
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ID: 17288
Видавництво: Design Studio Press
Палітурка: Hardcover, 30.5 x 22.86 cm
Кількість сторінок: 160
Рік видання: 2024
Мова: English
ISBN-13: 9781624650734

The ultimate visual storytelling book from one of the best in the industry — pages with no words, only sketches! Follow Iain McCaig's amazingly captivating images to create your own tale, gently guided by his powerful illustrations. What a wondrous glimpse into the brilliantly gifted mind of a prolific concept artist.

About the Author:

Iain McCaig is an American artist, writer, and filmmaker. He was involved in the Star Wars franchise and many other iconic film and book projects, including an album cover for Jethro Tull's Broadsword and the Beast.

Though born on March 19, 1957 in Santa Monica, California, McCaig spent most of his younger years in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He later moved to Great Britain and attended the Glasgow School of Art, but returned one summer to California to work at Korty Films, where he contributed to Sesame Street cartoons and a trailer for the 1983 animated film Twice Upon a Time.

Returning to the UK, he began a career as a freelance illustrator; his work there included the cover for Jethro Tull's The Broadsword and the Beast as well as the cover and interior illustrations for Ian Livingstone's 'Fighting Fantasy' books. In 1990, he returned to California to work for Industrial Light and Magic and later for Lucasfilm. During that time, he directed his first professional film, a 1998 short called The Face, which won multiple awards, including the Year 2000 Notable Video from the American Library Association.In film, McCaig is best known for designing the Star Wars characters Padmé Amidala and Darth Maul and has contributed key designs to many of the films in the Star Wars franchise, including Episodes I, II, III, and VII.

Among his other credits are Terminator 2, Hook, Interview with the Vampire, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Charlotte's Web, Peter Pan, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Spiderwick Chronicles, John Carter of Mars, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Jungle Book. He was also Co-Producer and Concept Design Director on Outlander.

In October 2008, a book of McCaig's work, Shadowline: The Art of Iain McCaig, was released. The book is a combination of mini-art classes, an allegorical novella on McCaig's creative process, and a retrospective of 28 years of his film and personal work.McCaig has taught drawing and storytelling publicly and privately for most of his career. He is the author of four DVDs on Visual Storytelling and Concept Design for the Gnomon Workshop. In 2014, McCaig received the Spectrum Award for Grand Master.McCaig currently lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with his wife, Leonor.