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By Charles Solomon, Cartoon Saloon (Illustrator), James Baxter (Foreword by), Tomm Moore (Afterword by), Ross Stewart (Afterword by)
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Description


The official behind-the-scenes art book for four-time Academy Award–nominated animation studio Cartoon Saloon’s and their co-producer Melusine’s stunning new animated fantasy adventure, WolfWalkers
 
Cartoon Saloon, the Irish animation studio behind the Academy Award–nominated films The Secret of Kells (2009), Song of the Sea (2014), and The Breadwinner (2017), and their co-producer Melusine Productions, returns in 2020 with their latest feature, WolfWalkers, directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. To be released later this year theatrically, followed by streaming on Apple TV+, this mythic tale tells the story of a young hunter named Robyn, and her unlikely friendship with a wild girl living among wolves. Filled with exclusive hand-drawn sketches, paintings, interviews, and digital renderings that showcase Cartoon Saloon’s unique artistic style, The Art of WolfWalkers takes fans behind the scenes of one of animation’s most celebrated studios.

Through exclusive commentary and interviews with cast and crew, renowned animation critic and historian Charles Solomon showcases the craft and skill behind some of the most lovingly detailed and imaginative 2-D animation currently being produced. Featuring a foreword by award-winning animator James Baxter and an afterword by Cartoon Saloon cofounder and codirector of WolfWalkers Tomm Moore and codirector Ross Stewart, The Art of WolfWalkers is a must-have for animation fans everywhere.

About the Author


Charles Solomon is the author of more than a dozen books on the art and making of animated ?lms and television specials, as well as a lecturer in animation at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. He lives in Los Angeles.

Praise For…


“It’s the next best thing to running away to the ancient Irish woods with your own wolf pack.”
— Animation Magazine

“The book, written by legendary animation historian Charles Solomon, is the perfect companion to the film and allows you to luxuriate in the artistry and craftsmanship of Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart‘s miraculous film.”
— Collider

“…a lavishly-illustrated book…”
— Yahoo! Entertainment


Product Details
ISBN: 9781419748059
ISBN-10: 141974805X
Publisher: Abrams
Publication Date: November 10th, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English

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