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Modern Masters Volume 11: Charles Vess (Modern Masters #11)

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Whether with his book illustrations, paintings or comic book stories, Vess' work has enchanted readers for years. The winner of two World Fantasy Awards and two Eisner Awards, Charles Vess has proven himself to be one of the greatest fantasy artists of our time. Chris Irving and Eric Nolen-Weathington are proud to present an in-depth look into Vess' career and creative pro ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published March 13th 2007 by TwoMorrows Publishing (first published February 28th 2007)
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Feb 12, 2013 Paul rated it really liked it
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Some interesting questions asked, but mostly information I was aware of before reading this.
Most of the information given and images shown are easily accessible via Vess's published works or directly off the web. As a fan of Vess's art and owning most of what he has published, this was all somewhat familiar. Still, a nice compilation of information and art deserving of being read and looked at.

Also, knowing the low opinion Vess has for Marvel Comics, it was a little weird that an image of Spider
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A decent though slight book length interview with the illustrator Charles Vess. It was good but I just wanted more information,more details. I felt his early art was glossed over and his early stuff was interesting to me. Not bad, but like I said, it could have been better
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Charles was born in 1951 in Lynchburg, Virginia and has been drawing since he could hold a crayon. He drew his first full-length comic when he was 10 and called it "Atomic Man." Minimalist in nature, it required no drawing of hands, feet or heads ("they just glowed"). Since then, he has painstakingly drawn thousands of hands, feet, and heads in great detail. Charles graduated with a BFA from Virgi ...more
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