[Spectrum 21 Books ] Free Read online as DOC AUTHOR John Fleskes
Understanding Shutter Speed dHannah Christenson Justin Hernandez Matt Rockefeller Rebecca L veill Guay and Patricia Raubo There are so many good artists in this volume it s crazy Some welcomed back from other volumes as well as newcomers to the art scene I can t wait to see how it all progresses onward The range of artwork in this collection is broad everything from Pre Raphaelite to some fairly modern stuff Being mostly about illustration there are very few abstract works Not a lot of the old school cheesecake and beefcake pictures though there are a few An interesting scan once book unless you paint for this market This volume changes the format up a bit with a littleetail about the top rated artists and The Mother I Carry: A Memoir of Healing from Emotional Abuse different introduction approach including someetail on what makes up the Anthology of Articles on African Linguistics and Literature different formats but still contains hundreds of pages of beautifuliverse art There are some stunning pieces collected here and I think I liked the overall uality here a little bit than the 20th Volume Getting some insight on the Gold and Silver winning artists including uotes from their acceptance speeches is a worthwhile Overall I "say the art selection here merits 3 stars with nothing especially jumping "the art selection here merits 3 stars with nothing especially jumping at
me as super awesome aside from one painting However the lack of Arnie Fenner s as super awesome aside from one painting However the lack of Arnie Fenner s and gloom Year in Review gets another half star by itselfI m giving the book four stars simply because I want to encourage people to publish books like this because even if the art isn t to my particular taste at this particular moment it s always cool to see the epth and breadth of artwork being Agricultural Engineering done out there You never know what might spark your imaginationThe one trend I noticed for the 2013 art onisplay here was the JapaneseChinese style of art and even specific Asian elements used in ordinary Western art There were pieces which were specifically evocative of Asian art while others simply took elements of Eastern mythology or themes and incorporated them into the artworkThere were a few pieces of art which I uite liked so here they areMy favorite was unuestionably by Paolo Rivera who id a poster for the cast and crew of Iron Man 3 in the style of an old adventure novel like the Mack Reynolds series This is the super awesome oneThis
is called Something Caught My Eye by Trevor Denham I like called Something Caught My Eye by Trevor Denham I like old school Flash Gordon feel of itThis is a cover for Indestructible Hulk by Mukesh Singh It s a lot of fu. H art from books graphic novels video games films galleries advertising and the fine arts Spectrum is both an electrifying art book for fans and an invaluable resource for clients looking for bright new talent The entire field is iscussed in an invaluable found nowhere else Year In Review Contact information for each artist is includedOften imitated never eualed SPECTRUM 21 continues the freshness and excellence that was established twenty years ago. ,
characters Spectrum 21Lots of good art as always If you love fantasy and SiFi art of any type paintings rawings sculpture cartoons then this is the book for you Fantastic selection of the years art You can t help but find something you like inside Highly recommended An anthology of fantastic art Varying styles and subjects and uality too I think Over the various places where it s used like book covers or in comics How it s organized too so there s not a "thematic progressionInteresting stuff Giving me ideas This is the first issue of Spectrum under new management and the changes are uite "progressionInteresting stuff Giving me ideas This is the first issue of Spectrum under new management
And The Changes Are Uite The Biggest One For Methe changes are uite The biggest one for me I was too impatient and skipped the whole year in review was the personal look at artists For instance each winner now has a page with hisher photo a uote and a brief bio There was also a startling amount of black and white pictures in almost every category thought I on t know whether it s An Alien Heat due to the change in editorial management judges preferences or pure cosmic coincidence One of them even won a gold award in BooksAs for the art itself here I agree with the other reviewer it s good but nothing had really taken my breath away Many of the pieces I liked were of cute and clever variety like works of Petere Seve or Omar Rayyan The Unpublished section was the best imoWhat I like about this and other Spectrum issues from last couple of years is the big influx of unfamiliar to me artists from all over the world as well as the The Alchemy of Culture: Intoxicants in Society distinct absence of scantily clad big breasted females in provocative posesWhat Iidn t like about this Spectrum in particular is layout problems too #much white space left at times even a # white space left at times even a of pages where the whole bottom half was empty I Rough Rider: BWWM Interracial MC Biker Alpha Male Romance don t remember any of previous issues having this And at the same time some of the pictures were too small to really appreciate theetails Another year another stunning volume of the Spectrum contemporary fantastic art book series Volume 21 sees the series under new stewardship as the torch is passed from Arnie and Cathy Fenner who first imagined this series of books back in 2003 and over to John Flesk of Flesk Publishing A recognisable name in the uality artbook business who has printed artbooks featuring Brom Mark Schultz Frank Cho and With the change of management there is no change in the uality of book or of the artwork on the pages There is still the review of the year the caree. The best selling Spectrum series continues with this twenty first lavishly produced annual Challenging controversial educational and irreverent the award winning Spectrum series reinforces both the importance and prevalence of fantastic art in today’s culture With exceptional images by extraordinary creators this elegant full color collection showcases an international cadre of creators working in every style and medium both traditional and igital. ,
R summary of this year
GRAND MASTER AND THE ANDMaster and the Gold and winners from each of the categories the book is split into "winners from each of the categories the book is split into Books Comics Concept Art Dimensiona Only a handful of things grabbed me and there were a few too many gratuitous andor anatomically improbable boobs and in the case of one full page Craig Elliott illustration both Seriously guy That is not how boobs work Also why are they a completely ifferent skin tone than the rest of the lady to whom they re attachedApparently I have opinions about the boobs than the art mainly because I find it ridiculous that something that Mapping wild gardens: The symbolic conquest of South Africa (African literatures in English) dumb gets an unironic best of anything mention So anyway The book is overall enjoyable butefinitely not as amazing as I was led to believeMaybe subseuent years improve 2013 feels like possibly simpler timesIn conclusion here are links to some of my favorite artists featured in 21 Victo Ngai elirious use of color and truly exuberant imagery Tran Nguyen reamy and surreal images made powerful by restrained palettes Tobias Kwan ark and mysterious imagery Rovina Cai moody illustrations in muted palettes Karla Ortiz ynamic compositions she loves College University Budgeting: College And University Budgeting diagonalsEditowngrading the rating to a 2 after reading 22 First and foremost a new book editor has been passed the baton by the Fenners John Fleskes It will be neat to see how the organization of the book order goes Hint the categorization is Integrating Cleveland Baseball definitely clearer on the pages and the grand master gold and silver winners get to talk about their piece a bit which I find engaging Also this volume had me excited with its judge line up of Cory Godbey a favorite children s author George Pratt J Anthony Kosar SYFY s Face Off season 4 champShelly Wan and Allen Williams The judging took place at San Jose State University AnimationIllustration building which I so want to tour and see as a potential school Again implementing of writing about reuiems in the beginning by honoring Ray Harryhausen PLEASE William Stout get all his acolytes and kickstart that 8th Voyage of Sinbad as a homage to him Indiegogo or Kickstarter could manage that As for artists I should investigate on Corinne Reid Chris Seaman Scott Gustafson Petar Meseld ija Daren Bader Jason Chan Sam Bosma Todd Lockwood Cory Godbey Greg Ruth Grim Wilkins Vivienne To Petere S ve Angel Rizza Raoul Vitale Rebecca Yanovskaya Omar Rayyan Gold Award winner Annie Stegg Gerard. The best artists from the United States Europe China Australia South America and beyond have gathered into the only annual The Modern Drunkard's Adventures with Alcohol devoted exclusively to works of fantasy horror science fiction and the surreal making Spectrum one of the year’s highly most anticipated booksFeatured in SPECTRUM 21 are over 300iverse visionaries many of them world renowned including Paul Bonner Donato Giancola James Gurney Iain McCaig Shaun Tan Sam Weber Allen Williams Wit. .