A Sketchy Past has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Parka said: (More pictures at )A hare is praying. Behind it, a wide grinning nun closes. This blog keeps on up on Peter de Sève’s latest works. He is best known for his New Yorker covers and animation characters such as Scrat from the Ice Age film . : A Sketchy Past: The Art of Peter de Seve () by Peter de Seve and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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Wednesday, July 27, The Ugly Fisherman. For the most part, I’m sure they will just be sketches, but even that will be a vast improvement over my track record of late. His style is very much his own with one foot planted firmly in the real world and ;ast other in a gnarled, cubist bizarroland.

It’s filled with lots of nice details. Granny takes a bath, oblivious to the prehistoric sharks who also, by the way, did not make it into the film either. For me though, the main purpose of a show like this is to finally reveal to the peterr the individual geniuses that contribute to make these films what they are.

A Sketchy Past, The Art of Peter de Sève: February

Not only are the drawings good, the ideas are also fantastics, which is why his work is More pictures at parkablogs. This time I didn’t resist at all. When you buy from those affiliate links, I earn some commissions at no extra cost to you. There’s always the French Edition on Amazon France.


For instance, by the time the film appeared on the screen, the gorgeous watercolor story-moments created for Robots by Greg Couch see above three years before, were only a fleeting memory and only to those who were directly involved in the production.

On the walls and on monitors throughout the exhibition will be examples of early character designs, sculptures and watercolor studies many of which were created using traditional materials.

I began this sketch as I often do, with the eyes, and it led me here.

If you are in New York City before November 5th you have a unique opportunity to see a huge retrospective of Sorel’s work. Watching it was a little bittersweet for me though, having been briefly involved with another film version of the same story a couple of arh ago.

Molly Hunt rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Jeffrey B Palmberg rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Both are so crucial in this line of work, but it is easy to forgo one for paat other, leaving that neglected part of the brain to dry up a little. To ask other readers questions about A Sketchy Pastplease sign up.

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A Sketchy Past: The Art of Peter de Sève

It might have something to do with the fact that Kermit is in the scene and he is not part of the Lucas Empire, which I suppose could be a copyright issue. Bewildering as it is, there has only been one Art of book dedicated to a Blue Sky film petre that was for Robots.


The illustrations are gloriously reproduced on thick low gloss paper, making the book slightly hefty. Below is a typewritten note written on a typewriter! I think you will be dazzled by it and hopefully emboldened, too. Short of that, this will be the very best way to get a true overview of what makes Blue Sky the great animation studio that it is. But maybe with the advent ;eter a well deserved retrospective at the Norman Rockwell Museumthey are finally changing their minds. I wonder how the rest of it went.

Inventive, eccentric, and often irreverent, they represent a lifetime of drawing. After all the off- the- cuff doodles are created and culled, the real work of sculpting, modeling, furring, surfacing, rigging, animating and lighting has yet to sietchy done.

A Sketchy Past, The Art of Peter de Sève

Tuesday, September 6, Filler. I haven’t seen it yet, but enjoyed shifting gears and drawing characters without fur for a change. Stefano Mntzuma rated it it was amazing Jan 01, It’s really a rumination on the art of capturing a likeness and more importantly, the essence of a subject.