Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. See also the making of the hobbit desolation of smaug vfx. Keller is currently working as a senior concept artist at weta workshop. Choose your favorite desolation of smaug designs and purchase them as wall art, home decor, phone cases, tote bags, and more. That makes it better than most scififantasy films by a. Dec 19, 20 well i was left 100% satisfied, this book is a must own. The film follows biblos and the dwards travels to reclaim the lost realm of erebor from the dragon smaug. Tolkiens the hobbit subtitled the desolation of smaug for the screen, which means an inundation of promotional material to herald its imminent arrival a new trailer, tv spots, countless featurettes, and so much more. The desolation of smaugs concept art director alan lee and a foreword by the films set decorator ra vincent. Nov 29, 20 this time it is concept art work from the hobbit.
Concept artist nick keller has released a collection of concept artwork he created for the hobbit. Smaugs design from concept to digital reality is marvelous. The desolation of smaug wikipedia, the free the hobbit. The dwarves, along with bilbo baggins and gandalf the grey, continue their quest to reclaim erebor, their homeland, from smaug. It built at a great pace and was a fun, actionpacked adventure. Other than the fact that a character in the movie is in fact a hobbit.
The ultimate celebration of the second hobbit movie reveals the full creative vision of the. This 224 page book explores the design process and development of the environments, cultures, creatures and artifacts with over 1,000 images of concept art, photographs and commentary provided by the films cast and. The desolation of smaug, however, the careful pacing of the first film seems to have gone out the hobbiton window, leaving behind a film that is, in parts, jawdroppingly spectacular seriously, my jaw actually dropped. The desolation of smaug, the second film in the trilogy adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece the hobbit, by jrr tolkien. Pictures and is the second installment in the threepart film series based on the novel the hobbit by j. The desolation of smaug as peter jackson ventures further from j. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Be sure to check out more of his work featured in the art books the hobbit. Dec, 20 this is the 3rd book in what will be a 6 book series of wetas chronicles of the hobbit trilogy. And the title is the hobbit the desolation of smaug after my viewing i believe they should have dropped the hobbit from the title entirely.
J r r tolkien profiles the characters and creatures, detailing. Smaug is truly a magnificent incarnation on the big screen, seems a shame to have not a single shot of him in the book. The book is wonderfully detailed with sketches, designs, concepts, and iterations of transforming smaug from the readers mind to visual splendor. Look no further than your favorite bookstore for the hobbit. With ian mckellen, martin freeman, richard armitage, ken stott. The desolation of smaug by falconer, daniel, weta isbn. The desolation of smaug is a 20 epic fantasy adventure film directed by peter jackson it was produced by wingnut films in. It was preceded by an unexpected journey in 2012 and followed by the battle of the five armies in 2014. Daniel falconer 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. Highly recommended to fans of the film and concept art. As a bonus feature, unique to this book, there is a special foldout replica of the portrait of the master of laketown, played by stephen fry, exactly as it appears in the film. This book features the character sketches, production design and concept art of the desolation of smaug.
If you thought an unexpected journey strayed a bit too far from the book. It doesnt hurt that desolation of smaug has a lot of really interesting design choices from mirkwood, the elves, dale, and even smaug who briefly appears at the end. The movie tries hard to change the story wherever it can, reducing fanfavorite chapters to 5 minute scenes and writing new content that feels out of place. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The design of the book, from the cover to each individual page is beautiful. By the way, theres going to be another artbook for this film coming out later called the hobbit. The desolation of smaug is the second of peter jacksons the hobbit film trilogy based on j.
Nov 20, 20 were crawling closer and closer to the premiere of peter jacksons second entry in his trilogysized adaptation of j. Tolkiens original text, the source material becomes harder to pin down but. Check this selection of concept art made for the hobbit, desolation of smaug, including art for orcs, thranduil, smaug and tauriel. This is the 3rd book in what will be a 6 book series of wetas chronicles of the hobbit trilogy. Written by daniel falconer, this is likely to be an amazing book. The movie tries hard to change the story wherever it can, reducing fanfavorite chapters to 5 minute. May 17, 2014 conceptual illustrator, nick keller avatar, has updated his website with concept art that he created for peter jacksons the hobbit. This artbook is still hardcover, 208 pages, and is as detailed and packed as the earlier hobbit chronicles books. Torn got its first look at a similar book by falconer for the previous movie and it turned out to be as stunning as we imagined it might be. The book is filled from cover to cover with detailed concept paintings and sketches. Are you looking for a lastminute gift idea for your favorite tolkienfangeek.
This 224 page book explores the design process and development of the environments, cultures, creatures and artifacts with over 1,000 images of concept art. You can buy it on amazon here pegged to the release of the hobbit. This lavish volume follows bilbo, gandalf, and thorins company of dwarves eastward, through hitherto unseen regions of middleearth, on their quest to reclaim the lost. Shop for desolation of smaug art from the worlds greatest living artists. The hobbit chronicles series 7 primary works 7 total works a series of companion books that detail the art and design process behind the film series of the hobbit. Tolkienrelated films, but it is still peter jacksons take on tolkien. As a bonus feature, unique to this book, there is a special foldout replica of the portrait of the master of laketown, played by stephen fry, exactly as it appears in. Starring ian mckellen, martin freeman, richard armitage, evangeline lilly and orlando bloom. The desolation of smaug by weta workshop, daniel falconer hardback, 20 at the best online prices at ebay.
That he could pimp out over the span of 3 movies for money. J r r tolkien profiles the characters and creatures, detailing how each were realized for the film. This is the 3rd book in what will be a 6book series of wetas chronicles of the hobbit trilogy. The desolation of smaug is a 20 epic fantasy adventure film directed by peter jackson and produced by wingnut films in collaboration with new line cinema and metrogoldwynmayer. See more ideas about desolation of smaug, the hobbit and lotr. Downside is no photos of smaug, apart from his eye. The books goes in depth about every aspect of visual characterization, but particular emphasis is placed on the characters, creatures, and the variety of.112 513 1112 31 1206 911 708 1140 1423 908 28 1168 198 114 1504 186 425 716 896 842 957 1426 1446 673 1206 11 1069 1360 790 1444 1285 1189 947 1327