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The World of The Dark Crystal

J.J. Llewellyn

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Insight Editions
01 January 2020
Series: Dark Crystal
The World of The Dark Crystal invites fans to delve into the creation and lore of the Jim Henson classic through the evocative illustrations of Brian Froud, concept designer on the original film.

Since its original release in 1982, Jim Henson's brilliant film The Dark Crystal has gone on to become a beloved cult classic. The World of Dark Crystal-the original companion art book to the film-was created by Henson and internationally renowned artist Brian Froud to showcase the gorgeous conceptual artwork created for the film and delve deeper into the lore that underpins Thra, the magical world at the heart of the film. Now, for the first time in over a decade, The World of Dark Crystal is back in print, featuring an abundance of striking art and all of the bonus material from the 2003 Collector's Edition. Also included in this exclusive volume is a fascinating essay by Froud on the creative process behind the making of the film and a facsimile of a booklet presented to the film's early backers-a gorgeous overview of the story so rare only a few original copies exist. Beautiful, imaginative, and powerful, The World of The Dark Crystal celebrates the landmark fantasy film that continues to win new fans more than three decades after its release.
By:   J.J. Llewellyn
Imprint:   Insight Editions
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 330mm,  Width: 279mm, 
ISBN:   9781683838593
ISBN 10:   1683838599
Series:   Dark Crystal
Pages:   132
Publication Date:   01 January 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

For more than 30 years, Brian Froud's significant accomplishments have defined a genre and spanned every aspect of modern media. Froud has sold over eight million books worldwide, designed two award-winning, landmark feature films (The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth), and won numerous international awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork. His work has been featured in exhibitions throughout the world, and his paintings reside in many private and public collections. Froud lives in Devon, England, with his wife, internationally acclaimed doll maker Wendy Froud.

Reviews for The World of The Dark Crystal

Both The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance - Inside the Epic Return to Thra and The World of The Dark Crystal are the definitive guides to all things Dark Crystal, and are must-own material for any fan of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. * Screen Rant *


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