The Sky

The Art of Final Fantasy

Author: Yoshitaka Amano

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

ISBN: 9781616550196

Category: Art

Page: 275

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Previously available only as a part of the now sold-out The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Boxed Set or still-available The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Slipcased Edition, Dark Horse is pleased to offer the stunning visions of designer Yoshitaka Amano as individual volumes. The Sky Book Two contains Amano's sketches and paintings for Final Fantasy IV (1991), V (1992) and VI (1994), depicting characters such as Cecil Harvey, Rydia, Bartz Klauser, Lenna Charlotte Tycoon, Faris Scherwiz, Terra Branford, Locke Cole, Sabin Rene Figaro, Shadow, Setzer Gabbiani, Celes Chere, and, of course, Mog (among many others!). Bonuses include Amano's art for the 1994 Final Fantasy Grand Finale CD, the 1994 Pinball Mandala series, and advertisement lithographs of the 1999 Final Fantasy Collection exclusive watch. The truly impressive Book Two of The Sky is almost twice the size of the other books in the series, yet value priced! Don't miss your chance to return to the strange and beautiful realms of Yoshitaka Amano with The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Book Two! Series Overview: Previously available only as a part of the now sold-out The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Boxed Set or still-available The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Slipcased Edition, Dark Horse is pleased to offer the stunning visions of designer Yoshitaka Amano as three individual volumes.
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The Sky

The Art of Final Fantasy

Author: Yoshitaka Amano

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

ISBN: 9781616550189

Category: Art

Page: 143

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First volume of a 3 volume set chronicling the art of the Final Fantasy series. This volume covers Final Fantasys I through III.
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The Sky

The Art of Final Fantasy

Author: Yoshitaka Amano

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781593078171

Category: Fantasy in art

Page: 780

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Yoshitaka Amano is one of the world's foremost fantasy artists, and this tremendous boxed set of five books gathers his ethereal illustrations for Final Fantasy games I-X. The Sky is divided into three softcover volumes, each printed on high-quality stock. Volume 1 (144-pages) contains Amano's work for Final Fantasy I-III, Volume 2 (276-pages) contains his contributions for Final Fantasy IV-VI, and Volume 3 (156-pages) features art for Final Fantasy VII-X. The fourth book in the boxed set, All About Yoshitaka Amano, is a smaller softcover. Its 128 pages include an interview with Amano, information about his work, a bibliography, and a visual index of each illustration that appears in the three Sky art books. Completing the set are an acetate print, two postcards, and a 96-page The Sky Premium Flipbook that lets you see two examples of Amano's art in motion, all fit snugly inside a hinged, decorated box.
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Yoshitaka Amano: the Illustrated Biography-Beyond the Fantasy

Author: Florent Gorges,Luc Petronille

Publisher: Dark Horse Manga

ISBN: 150670753X

Category: Art

Page: 328

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This handsome, landscape-style hardback contains nearly 400 illustrations and photos from the incredible career of Final Fantasy designer Yoshitaka Amano. But Beyond the Fantasy covers far more than just the famous game series. Amano's artistic journey goes back to his first job in 1967 - age 15, working on Speed Racer! From animator, to illustrator, to internationally exhibited painter, this biography is a look not only into the work of Amano's life, but the influences, techniques, philosophy, and family that have nurtured it.
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Yoshitaka Amano : Illustrations

Author: Yoshitaka Amano

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421589572

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Since beginning his career at age fifteen with the legendary animation studio Tatsunoko Production, Yoshitaka Amano has become one of the most acclaimed artists and illustrators at work today. Displaying a rare range, his oeuvre encompasses everything from minutely observed still-life sketches to full-color paintings on an epic scale, from children’s storybooks to dark adult fantasy, from theatrical productions to video games to sculpture to commercial design. Yoshitaka Amano: Illustrations offers a concise survey of this remarkable artist’s career to date. It includes selected full-color pieces for series such as Final Fantasy, Vampire Hunter D and Gatchaman (Battle of the Planets), as well as for Amano’s own creations like Hero and N.Y. Salad. Packed with sketches, commentary, and interviews, this beautiful volume opens a window into the world of Amano.
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Dawn

The Worlds of Final Fantasy

Author: Yoshitaka Amano

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 9781593078683

Category: Art

Page: 115

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The game Final Fantasy is a tale of bold heroes and heroines, breathtaking landscapes and terrifying creatures. "Dawn" collects the paintings, detailed line art, and preliminary sketches designed for the first four games.
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Worlds of Amano

Author: Yoshitaka Amano

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1621155501

Category: Art

Page: 156

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Worlds of Amano provides a rare look inside the creative process of one of the most influential popular-culture artists working in Japan in the last thirty years. Originally published in France, Worlds of Amano presents a unique overview of Yoshitaka Amano's diverse work. This vast introduction allows one to take in the full measure of the immense talent of this famous Japanese illustrator, who is so well known for his designs of the Final Fantasy video games. Eclectic and apparently without limit, Amano's art is stunning. Drawing on numerous projects from over the last thirty years with many rarely seen illustrations, this book captures the rare beauty and inspiration of Amano's vision. * Available for the first time in English.
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Deva Zan

Author: Yoshitaka Amano

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

ISBN: 9781616550301

Category: Art

Page: 300

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In Japanese Buddhism, twelve generals—the Juni Jinsho—stood guard over the cosmos at the points of the zodiac. But now they have vanished, and nothing stands between us and the forces of darkness, except Deva Zan, a samurai without a memory. To restore order to existence, he must marshal not only his own fighting skill, but find companions that can cross the boundaries of time and space—to join him in a battle that will stretch from the fields of ancient Japan, to the streets of modern New York City—and to dimensions beyond human comprehension! Dark Horse has the honor to publish Deva Zan, Yoshitaka Amano's first fantasy novel as an author as well as an illustrator!After an epic ten years of planning, Amano has made Deva Zan his personal expression of the legends of Asia for his Western readership.
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The Art of Final Fantasy IX

Author: Brady Games

Publisher: Brady

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 159

View: 6655

BradyGames The Art of FINAL FANTASY IX features an inside look at the stunning art from FINAL FANTASY IX. The book includes rarely-seen concept art and detailed pencil sketches, an immense collection of character art, airship and vehicle designs, monsters and unique weapon images, and full-page scenes from the most beautiful cinemas in video game history. Entertaining and informative commentary is provided as well as anecdotal captions relevant to story and events of FINAL FANTASY IX.
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Trigun Maximum Omnibus

Author: Yasuhiro Nightow

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

ISBN: 1616550864

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 600

View: 7549

Reads from right to left in the traditional manga fashion.
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The Art of Naughty Dog

Author: Naughty Dog Studios

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1616554770

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 189

View: 7582

"Crash Bandicoot. Jak and Daxter. Uncharted. The Last of Us. One studio has been responsible for the most iconic video game experiences of this generation. Now, Dark Horse Books invites you on a thirty-year retrospective tour, observing Naughty Dog's ascension to its place as one of the most influential production studios in the world!"--Publisher's website.
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Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive

Author: Square Enix

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

ISBN: 9781506708010

Category:

Page: 336

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The journey through the creation of the groundbreaking video games continues with this volume, featuring hundreds of pieces of concept art, design notes, and creator retrospectives from the original team behind the making of Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy XII, Final Fantasy XIII, and Final Fantasy XIV. Art, commentary, and lore from a transformative era in the indispensable role-playing franchise, collected in a beautifully printed 300-plus-page hardcover. Foray into one of gaming's most iconic properties, exploring beautiful art and incisive commentary behind five of the most memorable entries in the Final Fantasy saga. Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 3 authentically translates original Japanese source material to present unparalleled access for a Western audience. This incredible tome is a must-have addition to any Final Fantasy enthusiast's collection.
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The Art of Doom

Author: ID Software

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1616559349

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 184

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Doom is unquestionably one of the most influential videogames ever created, widely regarded as the original FPS (First-Person Shooter) and remains a touchstone for countless action games today. The Art Of Doom brings together concept artwork, sketches and screenshots from every classic instalment of the series, including Bethesda's most recent addition, Doom 3 (2012).
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Legendary Visions

The Art of Genzoman

Author: Gonzalo Ordonez Arias,UDON

Publisher: Udon Entertainment Corporation

ISBN: 9781926778211

Category: Art

Page: 207

View: 402

The heroes, villains, and gods of legend and myth have captivated the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for millennia. These larger than life figures of folklore fascinate us all. Legendary Visions collects the breathtaking artwork of painter Gonzalo Ordonez Arias, also known as GENZOMAN! Inside you'll find fantastic reimaginings of Egyptian pharaohs, Greek gods, Caribbean pirates, Japanese warriors, Celtic fairies, Arabian heroes, and more!
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Mass Effect Adult Coloring Book

Author: Bioware

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1506702872

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 96

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The award-winning Mass Effect series is famous for its memorable characters, thrilling combat, and stunning visuals. Now celebrate that excitement and beauty with Dark Horse's Mass Effect: The Adult Coloring Book! Featuring art inspired by the classic Mass Effect trilogy as well as the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda, this gorgeously illustrated volume includes forty-five ultra-detailed black and white images for you to color however you choose. This is a must have for all fans of science fiction adventure! Includes art inspired by the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda! The official Mass Effect coloring book! Color your favorite Mass Effect moments directly from the games! Includes forty-five pieces of beautifully detailed black and white artwork! A must-have for any Mass Effect fan!
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Art & Lies

Author: Jeanette Winterson

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307763641

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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One of the most audacious and provocative writers on either side of the Atlantic now gives readers a dazzling, arousing, and wise improvisation on art, Eros, language, and identity. "A series of intense, artful musings that are exhilarating and visionary. . . . Unsettling yet strangely satisfying."--Newsday. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Art of Dead Space

Author: Martin Robinson

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781781164266

Category: Art

Page: 190

View: 3945

Collects concept images and sketches of the video game's characters, settings, and weapons, and features commentary from the artists.
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Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm Collector's Edition Strategy Guide

Author: BradyGames,Rick Barba,Phillip Marcus

Publisher: Brady

ISBN: 9780744014471

Category: Games

Page: 400

View: 2507

BradyGames brings you the perfect companion to Blizzard's StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm with this Collector's Edition Strategy Guide with exclusive replica paperfold modelsStarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Collector's Edition Strategy Guide is the complete guide to the newest game in the immensely popular real-time strategy game series StarCraft, out now for PC. Includes four exclusive replica paperfold models from the world of the game; plus collectible cover featuring Sarah Kerrigan, the Queen of Blades.This strategy guide gives you the skills necessary to have fun within the StarCraft II universe through step-by-step instructions, covering all the new units, buildings, and upgrades for each of the three factions in great detail. Continue the campaign with comprehensive instructions for each mission, key battles, and bonus objectives including maps for single-player and multi-player game-play and advanced strategies to tackle each map and every situation.As the Queen of Blades, she previously controlled the Zerg swarm in a campaign of vengeance. But now, with her powers stripped and her mind finally free from the Zerg influence, can Sarah Kerrigan's human side be redeemed? Take your game to the next level with StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Collector's Edition Strategy Guide from BradyGames.
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Shiro Amano: The Artwork of Kingdom Hearts

Author: N.A

Publisher: Yen Press

ISBN: 9780316401166

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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Shiro Amano: The Artwork of Kingdom Hearts contains over 100 color images from the manga adaptation of the popular video game franchise.
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Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition Strategy Guide

Author: Doug Walsh,BradyGames,Casey Loe

Publisher: Brady

ISBN: 9780744015256

Category: Games

Page: 608

View: 4064

The essential collectible BradyGames guide that covers everything from the World of Pandora with custom hardcover and exclusive artworkBorderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition Strategy Guide is the complete guide to the spectacular Borderlands 2 Game of the Year set from Gearbox and 2K Games, available on XBox360, PS3, and PC for Mature gamers. With a custom hardcover and exclusive art created specifically for the guide, this is a collectible item for all Borderlands fans.This strategy guide contains a complete walkthrough, character guides and stats, Sir Hammerlock's bestiary, weapon coverage, maps, quests, character customisation ideas and all the content from the base game initially covered in Borderlands 2 Signature Series Guide.This guide also covers all four main campaign add-ons: Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty, Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage, Sir Hammock's Big Game Hunt, and Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep. Contains full coverage of Gaige the Mechromancer and Kreig the Psycho DLC character classes, plus Ultimate Vault Hunter, Headhunter Packs, and Creature Slaughter Dome.Vault Hunters have exposed the secrets of the Eridian Vault - now the world of Pandora is changing and you have to save it! With the help of Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition Strategy Guide from BradyGames you'll have no trouble destroying the Warrior and saving Pandora.
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