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A Sketchy Past: The Art of Peter de Seve Hardcover – Illustrated, December 31, 2009

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"Peter's characters are believable, original, and always appealing. ... he takes something you think you know and gives it to you in a way that you've never seen it before." -- John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Studios<br /><br />"Peter can just draw! Without any tricks or fancy techniques, he drives comic book and animation artists crazy." --Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy

"Peter's characters are believable, original, and always appealing. ... he takes something you think you know and gives it to you in a way that you've never seen it before." -- John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Studios<br /><br />"Peter can just draw! Without any tricks or fancy techniques, he drives comic book and animation artists crazy." --Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy

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America's foremost contemporary illustrators. Beginning his career as an editorial illustrator in the early eighties, de Seve has gone on to create artwork that has graced the covers and interiors of countless major publications, books, and posters. He has also played an influential role in the design of numerous animated feature films, including the blockbuster Ice Age series.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Editions Akileos; Illustrated edition (December 31, 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 240 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 2355740992
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-2355740992
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 4.33 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 11 x 1 x 12 inches
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Thank you to everyone for your interest and support of my previous book projects. I'm currently working on a full-length biography of Disney animation legend Ward Kimball that will be published in 2018 by ANTIBOOKCLUB.

To follow progress on the book, stay tuned to my Twitter @amid or the website cartoonbrew.com. And if for some crazy reason, you'd like to know more about me, visit AmidAmidi.com. Stay animated!

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Jazzman
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5.0 out of 5 stars Peter de Seve ,talentoso ilustrador/diseñador de personajes, en The New Yorker y diversas Peliculas.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Un libro de arte indispensable para los amantes de la animación
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