Myth & Magic Coloring Book by Kinuko Craft
Immerse yourself in the enchanted fantasy world of Kinuko Y. Craft, celebrated contemporary illustrator, painter, and storyteller. Transcend time and space as you color to life these gorgeous illustrations of goddesses, angels, fairies, princesses, heroes, and mythological creatures. Craft's vast body of work includes award-winning illustrated books of classic fairy tales and cover art for fantasy novels.
- Illustrated by an internationally acclaimed fantasy artist, Kinuko Y. Craft.
- 40 lavish fantasy landscapes and regal portraits to adorn with color.
- One-sided printing on heavy paper designed specifically for coloring.
- Pages are perforated for easy removal and display.
- Perfect bound with a heavy durable cover embellished with metallic details.
- Printed in the US on paper sourced from a combination of sustainably managed forests and recycled materials.
- Published by Amber Lotus, an independent carbon-negative US company that has planted more than half a million trees since 2008.
Myth & Magic: An Enchanted Fantasy Coloring Book by Kinuko Y. Craft
Kinuko Y. Craft is one of the most widely respected and versatile artists in the United States. Her work appears throughout the world in both private and public collections, in galleries and exhibitions, and in her illustrated books. During her career she has become known for meticulous attention to detail, a passionate love of fine art, and a deep knowledge of art history.
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About the Author
Craft came to the United States in 1964 where she continues to live and work today. Her art has included paintings for the book covers of many well known fantasy authors such as Patricia A. McKillip, Juliet Marillier, Tanith Lee and many others. She has also designed opera posters, fairy tale books and covers for many national magazines such as Time, Newsweek and The National Geographic.
Craft illustrated the cover art for the older editions of Shakespeare's work for the Folger Library. She has a passionate love of fine art and draws on a deep knowledge of art history in creating her work. She is most inspired by the works of Leonardo Da Vinci, the Pre-Raphaelites and Symbolist painters. Her paintings are done with a combination of artist oils and watercolor on clayboard gesso panels.
Craft is a graduate (BFA 1964) of the Kanazawa College of Art (Kanazawa Bijutsu Kogei Daigaku). She later studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she continued her studies in design and illustration. A majority of her earlier work was for the editorials and advertising market. Since the mid-1990s, she has been illustrator for children’s picture books, fantasy book jackets, and posters.
Her fairy tale books are currently distributed in the USA, other English language countries, Europe, Greece, China and Korea. Her art has also been licensed on calendars, posters, greeting cards and other consumer goods. She has received numerous awards for her work, including several gold and silver medals from The Society of Illustrators, New York City, NY. Ms. Craft’s work could be found in the collections of National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian, The Museum of American Illustration in New York City, The National Geographic Society, and other corporate collections.
Her work has been recently added to the collection of National Portrait Gallery (United States). Craft was also gave lectures and workshops in numerous schools and organizations, including the Society of Illustrator, San Jose State University, Rhode Island School of Design, etc.
- Publisher : Amber Lotus; 1st edition (Sept. 29 2016)
- Language : English
- Perfect Paperback : 80 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1631362437
- ISBN-13 : 978-1631362439
- Item weight : 318 g
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 1.27 x 26.67 cm