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The Art & Making of Arthur Christmas

The Art & Making of Arthur Christmas works on two levels; it contains over 300 photos, paintings and sketches made during the film’s production so it resembles an album the Claus family might have commissioned to mark a special occasion. The occasion is Santa’s impending retirement after 70 years in the job, where he is… Read More »

The Art of Cars 2

Another book in the ‘Art of Pixar’ series, this detailed look into the creation of the second installment of the Cars series shares the artwork and experiences of the animators behind Pixar’s most commercially successful franchise. Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award(R)-winning film studio with world-renowned… Read More »

The Art of Tangled

Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated fantasy musical film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. It is the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Featuring the stunning concept art behind the newest Disney masterpiece-from sketches and character designs to storyboards and color scripts – The Art of Tangled also gives… Read More »

The Art of How to Train Your Dragon

From the studio that brought you Shrek, Madagascar and Kung-Fu Panda comes How to Train Your Dragon an animated adventure comedy set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, based on the book by Cressida Cowell. This lavish Art book features over 350 concept sketches, watercolors, oil paintings and digital artwork bringing… Read More »

The Art of Toy Story 3 (Pixar Animation)

Another in “Art of Pixar” books, this detailed look into the creation of the third and final installment of the “Toy Story” series shares the artwork and experiences of the incredible animators who made it all happen. “Toy Story” is the cornerstone of Pixar’s cannon of blockbuster animated films, and, while the book will focus… Read More »

The Art of Wall.E (Pixar Animation)

WALL-E, promoted with an interpunct as WALL·E, is a 2008 American computer-animated science fiction film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Andrew Stanton. The story follows a robot named WALL-E, who is designed to clean up a waste-covered Earth far in the future. He eventually falls in love with another robot named EVE,… Read More »

The Art of Up (Pixar Animation)

Up is a 2009 American 3D CGI comedy-adventure film produced by and presented in Disney Digital 3-D. It is Pixar’s tenth feature film and the studio’s first to be presented in Disney Digital 3-D. The film centers on an elderly widower named Carl Fredricksen and an earnest young Wilderness Explorer named Russell who fly to… Read More »