The Alchemy of "Mirrormask"

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From award-winning illustrator McKean and "New York Times" bestseller Gaiman comes a lavishly illustrated look at the making of an extraordinary film. "The Alchemy of MirrorMask" takes readers inside the creative process of making "MirrorMask", a Jim Henson Company production designed and directed by McKean and written by Gaiman. It's a book that will allow the reader to visualize not only the process by which McKean created the film, but also the inspiration behind his art. The film combines animation and live action, "transferring the mysterious undercurrent and wonder of the graphic novel to the screen" ("The Hollywood Reporter"). This book includes hundreds of full-colour paintings, 3-D models, texture maps, and sketches. Also included are photos taken on the set and of places that provided inspiration for "MirrorMask." Gaiman and McKean's insightful commentary throughout sheds light on this amazing film's journey from concept to screen.

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Book Description HarperDes, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: An oversized, lavishly produced book, The Alchemy of MirrorMask takes readers inside the making of the feature film and allows them to experience the creative process. Animated by Dave McKean and written by Neil Gaiman, MirrorMask combines animation and live action with a compelling storyline to take the cinematic experience to a stunning new level. MirrorMask is the story of Helena, a fifteen-year-old girl who works for her family's circus. She juggles, sells popcorn, and longs to run away and join the "real world." Helena also dreams, and one day she wakes up to find herself in a strange new world populated by mysterious creatures.a dream world where she embarks on an amazing journey. Each chapter in The Alchemy of MirrorMask begins with an introduction by McKean and Gaiman and then guides readers through the different types of visuals used to create the film, including sketches, paintings, storyboards, 3-d models, photographs, texture maps, frame blow-ups, and more. Also included are photos taken on the set and during McKean's travels to Venice, Prague, Trieste, Warsaw, and other places that provided inspiration for MirrorMask. Gaiman and McKean's insightful commentary sheds light on the film's journey from concept to screen. Gaiman and McKean fans, cinema buffs, and visual art enthusiasts will all delight in The Alchemy of MirrorMask, a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the making of an extraordinary film. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060823798

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