The Art of Cars

Fiche technique
Auteur : WALLIS Michael, WALLIS Suzanne Fitzgerald, LASSETER John (Avant-propos) Nombre de pages : 160
Editeur : Chronicle Books Dimensions : 28,7 x 23,6 x 2,3 cm
Thème : Les coulisses des longs métrages Poids : 1,17 kg
Date de publication : 04-05-2006
ISBN-10 : 0-8118-4900-7
Edition : Première édition ISBN-13 : 9-780811-849005
Couverture : Couverture cartonnée Prix d'origine : 40$ / 38€
Langue : Anglais Prix d'occasion : 5-50€

Table des matières
  • Foreword
  • Introduction : California Dreaming
  • Chapter 1 : Fast Lane
  • Chapter 2 : Motor City
  • Chapter 3 : Super Slab
  • Chapter 4 : Slow Lane
  • Chapter 5 : Building a World
  • Chapter 6 : Dead Ends, Detours, and Test Rides
  • Chapter 7 : The Finish Line
  • Acknowledgments

Résumé de l'éditeur

In the tradition of the Toy Story films ; A Bug's Life ; Monsters, Inc. ; Finding Nemo ; and The Incredibles comes the newest film from Pixar, Cars, the story of a race car who learns that it's not all about going fast. In fact, life begins at the off-ramp.

The Art of Cars invites you on an illustrated road trip with the most successful animation studio at work today. Ride with Pixar's exceptionally talented artists, writers, and designers to uncover the origins of their charming and clever automobile-based world. Gathered in this overflowing scrapbook are hundreds of pieces of concept art that helped to convert real-life imagery and stories from the back roads into rich, memorable characters and colorful backdrops.

Including a foreword by director John Lasseter, insights from the artists and production team, and lively text by Route 66 experts Michael and Suzanne Wallis, The Art of Cars is a spirited ride in the fast lane of a masterful animated feature film.

JOHN LASSETER is executive vice president, creative, and a founding member of Pixar Animation Studios. He is a two-time Academy Award®-winning director and oversees all of Pixar's films and associated projects. John directed the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed Toy Story, A Bug's Life, and Toy Story 2. Additionally, he executive produced Monsters, Inc. ; Finding Nemo ; and The Incredibles. He returns to the director's chair with Pixar's newest release, Cars.

MICHAEL WALLIS is the Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of six books on the Southwest, and is widely considered the authority on Route 66, the Mother Road. He served as a Route 66 historian and voice talent for Cars.

SUZANNE FITZGERALD WALLIS is co-author of Songdog Diary : 66 Stories from the Road and co-editor of Route 66 Postcards : Greetings from the Mother Road. She and her husband, Michael, live in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

This gorgeously illustrated books is an insider's view into the artistic development of Cars, the newest film from Academy Award®-winning Pixar Animation Studios. Within these pages are hundreds of character designs, fascinating storyboards, full-color pastels, on-the-road snapshots, and detailed notes from the director, production designers, and artists.