NOTE: This special combo is for Volume 1 (softcover), Volume 2 (hardcover) and Volume 3 (hardcover) together. The following description is for Volume 3.
This ground-breaking collector’s edition features over 300 pieces of art from the world’s best fantasy, science fiction, and horror artists in a range of various mediums. Each page of this book will feature the name of the artist, the title of the art, the medium in which it was created, and the artist’s website. The competition is being judged this year by:
Donato Giancola — Since beginning his professional career in 1993, Donato’s list of clients has grown to include major book publishers in New York to concept design firms on the West Coast: notables include The United Nations, LucasArts, National Geographic, Scientific American, CNN, DC Comics, Microsoft, The Village Voice, Playboy Magazine, the US Postal Service, Wizards of the Coast , Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Tor Books, Random House, Time/Warner, The Sci-Fi Channel, Milton-Bradley, and Hasbro.
Greg Hildebrandt — Beginning in 1975, Greg and with his brother Tim illustrated the first of a series of Lord of the Rings calendars for Ballantine Books. This series of paintings launched the two men into international fame, with over a million calendars sold, and the name the Brothers Hildebrandt® was born! In 1977, Lucas Films hired the Brothers Hildebrandt to create the movie poster for the first Star Wars film, Star Wars: A New Hope.
Rebecca Guay — During her over 20 years of painting professionally, Rebecca Leveille-Guay has built a formidable reputation in contemporary and pop culture art. The work focuses on emotionally charged themes that echo elements of the symbolists and orientalists, as well as undertones of Pre-Raphaelites, with a contemporary surreal twist.
Jon Schindehette — He is an award winning art/creative director. Schindehette has over 30 year of experience in the creative industry and has worked for a laundry list of clients including: Disney, Hasbro, Wizards of the Coast, Harley-Davidson, Price Waterhouse, Arco Oil & Gas, and many more. He is most well known for his work with Dungeons & Dragons and ArtOrder. Jon is currently the Creative Director for Treehouse Brand Stores, a subsidiary of Think Geek.
From fantastic scenes of science fiction to the worlds of fantasy and horror, this book has it all, and will appeal to anyone who appreciates the fantastic arts.
Artwork included in IBA Volume Three ranges from traditionally drawn and painted art, to artwork done digitally, as well as sculpture. Each piece of art was hand-picked by this select group of judges.
Infected by Art (IBA) Volume Three: The Best of the World’s Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror Art; ISBN #978-1-16345-092-5; art book showcasing world-wide submissions of emerging artists who have submitted their art to IBA for a competition judged by some of the finest artists in the world who determine the pieces included in this book; hardcover; endleaves; 304 pages; all color; $49.99; mature; over 300 pieces of artwork; available July/2015.
Abby is learning how to tackle everything childhood throws her way. With her friends by her side and imagination levels high, she's bound to have good times and big laughs despite the obstacles that pop up along the way. Abby is taking on the world. Even if it means sometimes curling up in a blanket, she is on a roll. Join Abby in this collection of light-hearted and humorous slice-of-life comics for fun-loving readers of all ages!
Bernie Wrightson: Art and Designs for the Gang of Seven Animation Studio; $60; ISBN 978-1-61345-136-6; hardcover with printed laminated cover; full color; 240 pages; 8.5 x 11 landscape; matte coated stock paper; essays and documentary material.
Bernie Wrightson, comic book artist and illustrator extraordinaire has worked creating comic books, illustration, and conceptual design for film. His impressive list of work includes the co-creation of Swamp Thing, illustrating Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, and, of course, working on dozens of comic book titles.
Wrightson’s extensive design work for the Gang of Seven Animation Studio, while known, has never been documented until now with the creation of this new in-depth monograph that utilizes the archives of the studio. Marvel at concept drawings, model sheets, and hundreds of designs for projects including Biker Mice From Mars, The Juice, and Freak Show. All of the artwork in this book has been scanned directly from the original artwork so fans can savior Wrightson’s genius up close and personal.
Also included in this monograph is an introductory essay, an in-depth interview, and photographs taken during his tenure as an associate partner of the studio.