Very few animated series come close to creating a fantasy world like Avatar: The Last Airbender. The characters are funny, troubled, lovable and wonderfully flawed. Add that to the backdrop of the Avatar world, it’s creatures and it’s mythology, and you’ve got a recipe for a great time that you wish would never end.
Well, worry no more! The Art Book for The Last Airbender will take you in a whole different adventure, right from of the creators minds. This hardbound features concept arts, stories, storyboards and paintings that create the world of Avatar. If you’re a fan of the show then you’ll definitely want take a look at this.
Since its debut in 2005, Avatar: The Last Airbender has been one of Nickelodeon’s most talked about and highest-rated animated series. Offering an epic storyline, engaging characters, action, adventure, and a powerful message about the importance of hope in a world besieged by war, it is also beautifully executed, harmonizing Western influences with aesthetic inspiration drawn from a diverse array of cultures, including those of China, Japan, India, and the Inuit. An unprecedented look at the concept, design, and production art behind this smash-hit, award-winning series, Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Art of the Animated Series features hundreds of images, most of which Nickelodeon has never released to the public, and chronicles the show’s development – from the very first sketch through to the series finale and beyond! With extensive commentary from series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino.
- Hardcover: 184 pages
- Publisher: Dark Horse (June 1, 2010)
- Language: English