BLIZZARD ART BOOK
Books & Art. Out Of Stock Diablo Butcher Limited Edition Art Print $; Warcraft: Day of the Dragon (Blizzard Legends) $; StarCraft: Frontline Volume. Let me start off by saying I own all of the blizzard art books that are available. From The Art of Warcraft to the Art of Pandaria, art of the TCG, Diablo3, SC2. The Art of Blizzard is a superbly high-quality tome dedicated to presenting and preserving the visual history of Blizzard and our Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo.
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This is one gigantic book. Hardcover. pages. Blizzard has finally released an official video game art book and it's not surprising it's so thick. The Art of Blizzard Entertainment book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Over the past two decades, Blizzard Entertainment. During my time at Blizzard Cinematic, I had the chance to get my hands on a wide variety of projects. While in between Art Directing the Starcraft Cinematic.
This is a must own book for anyone interested in the gaming industry.
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Naughty Dog is still a big player in the modern gaming landscape and this book gives you an inside look into this iconic figure. This book is just shy of pages full of rare production art, concept art, interviews and other cool resources.
Each major piece of artwork includes some commentary from Blizzard artists talking about how they create their worlds. This is vital information for anyone looking to get into concept art.
Blizzard is a prime example of brilliant game design. Studying their artwork and advice will undeniably improve your own work. This hardcover compendium has pages of beautiful BioShock concept art. The worlds in this game are known for their dazzling creativity and steampunk atmosphere. Perfect for the many BioShock fans out there.
Fallout 4 was a huge success and this art book is the perfect companion piece. Beautiful concept art includes weapons, characters, environments, and rough sketches of all these creative assets. This has led to some groundbreaking gameplay and artwork for the series. Halo: The Art of Building Worlds offers a look back on the past 10 years with rare production artwork and insider interviews. You get a peek at the rare worlds behind each Halo game with commentary from artists.
Environment designers will especially enjoy this book for its attention to detail and high level of exquisite artwork.
But this comes with even more than just concept art. You get reprints of book covers, comic book pages, marketing materials, and other related production artwork. You get a peek at rare concept art for characters, environments, weapons, creatures, vehicles, and other smaller tidbits of the production pipeline.
This spans the typical length of an artbook with pages. Not super long but definitely long enough to be worth the price. Mass Effect may not offer concept art that appeals to everyone, but it offers a unique glimpse at current video game concept art techniques.
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But I also have a tough time selecting one art book to choose. There are literally dozens of FF artbooks that focus on single games in the series. Both of these books offer unique concept art from the series with varying levels of finely-rendered artwork.
You can find copies of Final Fantasy artbooks for every single game in the franchise. Dedicated fans who want artwork from all the games may prefer the 25th anniversary artbooks. But Square-Enix is great about releasing ultimanias and those always come with color prints of incredible concept artwork. The Art of Deus Ex Universe paints these games in a whole new color with a look at rare production art.
This is the ultimate collection of artwork from every single Deus Ex video game in the series. Each section of the book comes with a bit of commentary from the team talking about their creative process. You get lots of artwork but also interviews and tips for creating brilliant game worlds. Creative directors work to build a consistent world with believable characters and scenery, and this is certainly true of this creative team.
The Art of Destiny takes a look at the entire solar system and shows how much can be done in a game world with a creative mindset. Destiny relies on a heap of inspiration from science fiction to classic fantasy and postmodern artistic ideas.
The concept art in this book shows how much effort was put into the concept creation. Vibrant visuals cover every sheet of this page art book. But Hyrule Historia is much more than just a Zelda artbook. This title was first released in Japan and with enough pressure from western audiences it was eventually translated into English. You get to learn about rare historic information behind the creation of each Zelda title.
But with pages this book crams in a whole lot more than just artwork. This was developed by Capcom and still runs as an exceptionally popular franchise to this day. Megaman Complete Works is a beastly 25th anniversary artbook totaling over pages worth of interviews and artwork.
This covers every game from the first Mega Man to the newest title Mega Man X newest when the book was published. The book includes rare concept art, rough sketches, storyboards, wall pin-ups, and tons of interviews. Other Mega Man books were released prior to this with scattered artwork from different games. This first came out in to a very receptive audience.
This tactical RPG offers a metric ton of rare concept art packed into this page compilation. Make an offer: Stock photo. Brand new: download It Now. Add to cart. Make Offer. See details. See all 3 brand new listings. Commentary on the art is provided by Blizzard Entertainment's own Nick Carpenter, Sam Didier, and Chris Metzen, who've each played important roles in shaping Blizzard's game universes over the years.
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Over the past two decades, Blizzard Entertainment has had a tremendous impact on the world of games and global pop culture. The company's distinctive gameplay and storytelling styles have captivated an international audience numbering in the tens of millions whose passion cannot be quelled.
The Art of Blizzard Entertainment celebrates the studio's genesis by examining the astonishing talents behind these games and showcasing the artistry of their creative team through more than three hundred pieces of concept art, paintings, and sketches.
Packed with illustrations and interactive features, such as original booklets, art cards, and artifacts that cover everything from creature design to the breathtaking work of the Blizzard cinematic team, The Art of Blizzard Entertainment is the ultimate gift to gamers worldwide.
With a dedicated audience in the tens of millions, Blizzard's video games World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Diablo The Art of Blizzard Entertainment celebrates two decades of the studio's most creative and award-winning titles, from major franchises to never-before-seen concepts. Show More Show Less.
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Most relevant reviews. A must-have for the Blizzard video games and lore fan This is one big book, the contents are awesome- not just the colorful and amazing drawings but the text as well, describing the story behind the characters and their creators.
Huge book, full of awesome fantasy art. One the best artbook ever!
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This is a wonderful collection for fans of Blizzard and fantasy art. Want to Read saving…. Art of Dragon Age: Inquisition Fantasy is an advancing category of adventure games and The Art of Dragon Age: Inquisition collects all the production art into one tightly bound artbook. Through these carefully selected works and a thought-provoking text, the author guides students toward an imaginative new way of looking at art.
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