Princess Mononoke – The Art of (Art of Princess Mononoke) (The Art of Princess Mononoke)

August 28, 2019 - Comment

Another in the popular line of Studio Ghibli artbooks, which include interviews with and concept sketches by the director of classics such as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro, as well as finished animation cels from the movie. Princess Mononoke was the first Hayao Miyazaki film to break out into the mainstream. The journey from

Another in the popular line of Studio Ghibli artbooks, which include interviews with and concept sketches by the director of classics such as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro, as well as finished animation cels from the movie. Princess Mononoke was the first Hayao Miyazaki film to break out into the mainstream. The journey from initial idea to the big screen is captured here, in the hundreds of images from preliminary sketches to dynamic animation cels.

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Anonymous says:

Another beautiful book by Studio Ghibli. This is another sumptuous volume of Studio Ghibli artwork. I have other of the books published in this series (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle) and I am always delighted with not only the quality of the book binding but also the print quality which is always bright and crisp. It is becoming a common problem in art books that the images have been enlarged beyond their original dimensions, which ultimately leads to grainy or pixelated images. The full colour large images in this book do not…

Anonymous says:

This book contains a good, balanced mix of concept art This book contains a good, balanced mix of concept art, background art, cell art and film stills. The printing is OK, but not quite up the same standard as the Japanese editions of the Studio Ghibli art series. It is printed quite dark (but then again, the film is quite dark). When viewed under bright light all the detail pops out nicely. Unlike many of the other Ghibli art books, this one does not include the film script in the back, but rather an (interesting) production diary. A…

Anonymous says:

Beautiful book! Good quality prints Beautiful book! Good quality prints, a lot of sketches! It was birthday present to my 10 years old Miyazaki lover, she is happy to the moon!

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