By Marty Mulrooney
Titan Books recently announced Dinosaur Art: The World’s Greatest Paleoart. The book will feature ten of the world’s most prominent paleoartists and offer ‘a unique blend of breathtaking artwork – some never before seen – and cutting edge science.’ Read on to learn more via the official press release and view a stunning gallery of images provided by our friends at Titan Books!
[Titan Books, September 2012].
Bringing to life the distant past requires a unique artistic skill that blends imagination and paleontology – the study of prehistoric animals. Now, for the first time, Dinosaur Art: The World’s Greatest Paleoart showcases a selection of skilful, innovative artwork produced for movies, television programmes (Jurassic Park, When Dinosaurs Roamed America and Dinosaur Planet) and for museums around the world, alongside exclusive interviews with the artists, in which they reveal the sources of their inspiration, their working methods and the influence of digital multimedia on their artwork.
With a Foreword by paleontologist & museum curator Philip J. Currie, and an Introduction by paleontologist & evolutionary biologist Scott D. Sampson Dinosaur Art brings a unique, insightful perspective to the prehistoric landscapes of the Earth’s past. The editorof the book Steve White writes: “Dinosaur Art will appeal to anyone – from child to adult enthusiast – who loves dinosaurs and all the other spectacular creatures from our planet’s evolution”.
The impressive lineup of the world’s leading paleoartists artists features Mauricio Anton, John Conway, Julius Csotonyi, Douglas Henderson, Todd Marshall, Raul Martin, Robert Nicholls, Gregory S Paul, Luis Rey, John Sibbick. Steve White edits the collection.
Dinosaur Art: The World’s Greatest Paleoart will be released by Titan Books on the 28th September 2012 with a RRP of £24.99.