Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Go behind the scenes of the second season from the animated TV series The Legend of Korra–created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko–the smash hit sequel to their blockbuster show Avatar: The Last Airbender! This handsome hardcover gives you an in-depth look at the creative team behind the vibrant and richly detailed world of Korra. Discover never-before-seen artwork created during development of Book Two: Spirits. With detailed captions throughout, this is an intimate look inside the creative process that brought the mystical world of bending and a new generation of heroes to life!
Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Art of the Animated Series
Since its debut in 2005 Avatar The Last Airbender has remained one of Nickelodeon s most talked about and highest rated animated series to date and it s not too hard to see why Not only does it offer an epic storyline engaging characters action adventure and a powerful message about the importance of hope in a world long besieged by war all the while serving up top notch entertainment It s also beautifully executed a stunning masterpiece of animated storytelling that harmonizes 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 series Avatar The Last Airbender The Art of the Animated Series chronicles the show s development from the very first sketch through to the series finale and beyond along with behind the scenes commentary from series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino Featuring hundreds of images most of which Nickelodeon has never released to the public
The Performing Arts in a New Era
This book examines recent trends in the performing arts and discusses howthe arts are likely to evolve in the future It is the first book to providea comprehensive overview of the performing arts including analysis ofopera theater dance and music in both their live and recorded forms Theauthors focus on trends affecting four aspects of the performing arts audiences performers arts organizations and financing and offer a visionfor the future The book discusses the implications of current and likelyfuture developments and considers public policy issues such as publicfunding for the arts