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Twin Visions: The Magical Art of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell
Now in a paperback edition comes Twin Visions, the latest portfolio collection by celebrated husband-and-wife fantasy art team Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell. This unique collection of over 120 fantasy paintings takes us into a magical universe, otherwise visited only in our dreams. In this sumptuous anthology, new fans of Boris and Julie will discover the beauty and sheer w ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 7th 2003 by Running Press
(first published 2002)
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If you need a painting for the side of your van then this is the book for you. Seriously though, I really enjoyed this book. The paintings of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell are beautiful and fantastic. This volume has a great mix of fantasy, science fiction, and realistic themed paintings.
There is no doubt that this is a fine collection of extremely well rendered paintings of both Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell. However, the slick artwork seems a bit sterile after turning page after page of it. Some of the more interesting pieces were the rough pieces early in Boris's career that show how far he has come in terms of technique and style. Lots of majestic and heroic poses throughout. Boris fans will find this to be a welcome addition to their collection.
Boris Vallejo is a Peruvian-born American painter. He immigrated to the United States in 1964, and he currently resides in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Vallejo works almost exclusively in the fantasy and erotica genres. His paintings have graced the covers of dozens of science fiction paperbacks and are featured in a series of best-selling glossy calendars. Subjects of his paintings are typically Swor ...moreMore about Boris Vallejo...