Christmas might seem far away, but we here at Pictoplasma are already overcome by a festiva mood and busy with preparations: Towers of stacked boxes have freshly arrived from the printer, and all are filled with the best ever gift we could have possibly made ourselves: Following in the footsteps of the long sold-out Character Encyclopaedia (2006) and Character Compendium (2012), Pictoplasma Publishing finally returns, and delivers its heaviest, biggest and most complete compilation of the makers and shakers in the world of contemporary characters yet!
PICTOPLASMA – CHARACTER PORTRAITS
408 pages, fully coloured
format: 22 x 28,8 cm / 8.7 x 11.3 in
binding: hardcover & special dust jacket
Available now for only: 49,50 Euro
The Ultimate Source Book for Character Designers, Connoisseurs and the Creatively Curious, lovingly compiles a brand new selection of over 600 supreme creature portraits and selected character selfies by an international scene of 200+ artists, illustrators, designers and fresh talent, on more than 400 beautiful, fully coloured pages.
In our postdigital culture, fantasy and imagination take a back seat to the photographic spectacle. As a visual antidote to the current craze for saccharine pet pictures and selfies ad nauseam, international illustrators, graphic designers and artists confront us with a stunning new generation of imaginary character portraits that hold us in the grip of their gaze...