The official behind-the-scenes art book for Cartoon Saloon’s stunning new animated fantasy adventure, Wolfwalkers
Wolfwalkers, was co-produced with Melusine Productions and directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. This mythic tale tells the story of a young hunter named Robyn, who, while tracking down a pack of dangerous and wild wolves, is transformed into the very thing she and her father have been seeking to destroy. Filled with exclusive hand-drawn sketches, paintings, interviews, and digital renderings that showcase Cartoon Saloon’s unique artistic style, The Art of Wolfwalkers takes fans behind the scenes of one of animation’s most celebrated studios. Through exclusive commentary and interviews with cast and crew, including directors Moore and Stewart, renowned animation critic and historian Charles Solomon showcases the craft and skill behind some of the most lovingly detailed and imaginative 2-D animation currently being produced.
Illustrations 400 colour illustrations
About the Author
Charles Solomon is the author of more than a dozen books on the art and making of animated ﬁlms and television specials, as well as a lecturer in animation at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. He lives in Los Angeles.
James Baxter is the director of character animation at Netflix. He has worked on award-winning animated films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Lion King, How to Train Your Dragon, and many more.
Some nice things people had to say:
“It’s the next best thing to running away to the ancient Irish woods with your own wolf pack.”Animation Magazine—
“The book, written by legendary animation historian Charles Solomon, is the perfect companion to the film and allows you to luxuriate in the artistry and craftsmanship of Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart‘s miraculous film.”Collider—
“…a lavishly-illustrated book…”Yahoo! Entertainment—
“The Art of Wolfwalkers is an elaborate study by animation historian Charles Solomon, who likens the movie to the work of Disney’s old masters.”SLATE
Published by Abrams books