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A collection of Patrick's early imagery, mostly science-fiction and record-sleeves, with explanatory texts. Roger Dean, a well-known artist with a fairly similar style, was collaborating at the time with Hubert Schaafsma, their first aim being to set themselves up as a publishing company and to produce Roger's first book "Visions". Roger telephoned Patrick shortly after th ...more
Published December 12th 1976 by Avery Publishing Group (first published 1976)
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This book is a wonderful vacation from the world. I sat on the couch for hours looking through the illustrations and reading whatever caught my interest. The artwork is unique and profound in ways that appeal to all age groups. Everyone who has taken a look at my copy has had trouble giving it back!
I was fascinated with this book as a child. Elephants living in snail shells, soldiers with the heads of parakeets, moons and suns with childrens' faces...I still see his influence in contemporary speculative illustration.
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i loved this book in my early teens,his use of colours using multiple mediums and his boundless imagination,have never ceased to amaze me. I hope to be able to procure a copy of this book someday.
Sharon Vanslyke
My favorite art book. Bizarre and brilliant.
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Patrick James Woodroffe is an English artist, etcher and drawer, who specialises in fantasy science-fiction artwork, with images that border on the surreal. His achievements include several collaborations with well-known musicians, two bronze sculptures displayed in Switzerland and numerous books.
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