Chronicles: Art & Design (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug): Art & Design by Daniel FalconerChronicles: Art & Design (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug): Art & Design by Daniel Falconer

Chronicles: Art & Design (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug): Art & Design

byDaniel Falconer

Hardcover | December 13, 2013

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The ultimate celebration of the second Hobbit movie reveals the full creative vision of the art and design teams with more than 1,000 exclusive images and photos, including designs and concepts that never made it to the big screen.The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles - Art & Design explores and celebrates the creative vision of the second film in Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson's trilogy adaptation of The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien.This lavish volume follows Bilbo, Gandalf and Thorin's Company of Dwarves eastward, through hitherto unseen regions of Middle-earth, on their quest to reclaim the lost realm of Erebor from the Dragon Smaug. Exploring the design and development of the environments, cultures, creatures and artefacts encountered by the characters, it is filled with more than 1,000 stunning images of conceptual art, supplementary photographs and detailed commentary provided by the film's cast and crew.As a bonus feature, unique to this book, there is a special fold-out replica of the portrait of the Master of Lake-town, played by Stephen Fry, exactly as it appears in the film.Compiled by Weta Workshop senior concept designer Daniel Falconer, this is the third book in The Hobbit: Chronicles series and it has been created in full collaboration with key members of the production's creative team to ensure the most comprehensive and authentic film companion possible.
Daniel Falconer has been a designer at Weta Workshop for more than fifteen years, working on high profile projects such as The Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia, Avatar and The Hobbit.Weta Workshop is a multi-award winning conceptual design and physical manufacturing facility servicing the world's entertainment and...
Title:Chronicles: Art & Design (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug): Art & DesignFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pagesPublished:December 13, 2013Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007487274

ISBN - 13:9780007487271

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome This is great for anyone who loves to look at the artwork that goes into the making of a fantasy movie. I loved the movie and this is great for all the different art concepts of the movie.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous! This book is work of art, truly. We have bought the whole collection and display it, the books are beautiful and capture the story and the visuals in such a capturing way.
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Art is soo beautiful the designs and art for the 2nd movie of the Hobbit is truly amazing!
Date published: 2013-12-24

Editorial Reviews

'This beautifully presented book. is a lovely treat for fans' The Sun'Whatever your thoughts on [the film] there's no denying the attention to detail invested by Weta Workshop. and the amazing images on display in new book The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Chronicles" SciFi Now