Art of Brave

Hardcover | May 15, 2012

byJenny LerewForeword byJohn Lasseter, Mark Andrews

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Brave is Pixar's thirteenth feature film, but it marks two big firsts for the award-winning animation studio. It's Pixar's first feature film driven by a female lead and its first set in an ancient historical period. Against a backdrop of castles, forests, and highlands, Brave follows the fiery Merida as she clashes with the duty of her royal life and embarks on a journey through the rugged landscape of the dark ages of Scotland. At once epic and intimate, the latest Pixar masterpiece weaves a story of magic, danger, and adventure and the fierce bonds of family. Featuring behind-the-scenes interviews with the film's many artists and filmmakers, The Art of Brave showcases the gorgeous concept art that went into the making of this movie, including color scripts, storyboards, character studies, environment art, sculpts, and more. A Foreword by Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews, the film's directors, and a preface by Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter shed light on the creation of this landmark film.

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Brave is Pixar's thirteenth feature film, but it marks two big firsts for the award-winning animation studio. It's Pixar's first feature film driven by a female lead and its first set in an ancient historical period. Against a backdrop of castles, forests, and highlands, Brave follows the fiery Merida as she clashes with the duty of h...

Jenny Lerew is an animation story artist and the author of a noted blog on animation art and history, The Blackwing Diaries . She is also the author of Scrambled Ink , a compendium of original illustrated stories, and has worked as a director and story artist at Warner Bros, Amblimation, Turner, Disney, and DreamWorks. Her most recent ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 11.5 × 9.5 × 0.75 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1452101426

ISBN - 13:9781452101422

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a visual feast? " - <->Cartoon Brew "If you marveled at the artistry of Disney Pixar's 'Brave,' you're going to love 'The Art of Brave.'" - Sioux City Journal"The Art of Brave is still one of the best art books from Chronicle Books to date." Upcoming Pixar Blog "