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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Bewildering as it is, there has only been one Art of book ee to a Blue Sky film and that was for Robots. Monday, July 16, And while it has plenty of delightful time lapse sequences of John sketching, painting and even sculpting, the piece is not about technique per se.

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Sunday, September 11, Scrooge. For me it is a welcome splash in the face with a cold bucket of reality. Both are so crucial in this line of work, but it is easy to forgo one for the other, leaving that neglected part of the brain to dry up a little.

In truth, I am rarely satisfied with my finished pieces but if any of them do actually retain a heartbeat, there is a good chance that I had pulled a book of Sorel drawings off the shelf to help me find my way. A hyrax learns how not to ride an eohippus who is not in the film. Arthur Christmas is a combined effort from Sony and Aardman Animation.


And while I am certain his Hugo have been absolutely wonderful, I have to hope the very best for Scorcese’s. Watching it was a little bittersweet for me though, having been briefly involved with another film version of the same story a couple of years ago.

A Sketchy Past, The Art of Peter de Sève

In fact, when I first met him in the earliest days of the very first Ice Age movie, I got the distinct impression that he would much rather be left alone to do his work than stand around jawing with the likes of me. Angelina rated it really liked it Nov 27, Didn’t find what you’re looking for? After all, an ape has four hands to work with. I had forgotten how much I loved The Hobbit. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

I wonder how the rest of it went. Timing is– everythi ng. One of my favorite new yorker illustrator. The fact that it was written forty years ago does not diminish it’s message to us in the least. Skip to main content.

A Sketchy Past: The Art of Peter de Sève

Inventive, eccentric, and often irreverent, they represent a lifetime of drawing. It’s filled with nice details.

Tuesday, December 6, Merry Christmas to Me. Brian rated it it was amazing Oct 16, This book is heavy and full of awesomeness, especially now that I know the artist is color blind. And as they say, even if I don’t win.


Wednesday, July 27, The Ugly Fisherman. Monday, June 3, Peter Clarke. In other words, I bumped my own cover.

A Sketchy Past, The Art of Peter De Sève – Illustration History

Always a good thing to keep in mind. Just the pen, the ink and the paper and whatever came next. A Sketchy Past is a page collection of some of his finest work, all watercoloured unless noted, and lots ghe fun sketches. You may discover that there is a lot to be said about working with real pen and real ink without the dangerous luxury of “command z”.

It’s very exciting indeed but I would sketcny remiss if I didn’t insert a reminder here about the process of bringing these characters atr the screen. Every line of it is the honest unvarnished truth about becoming an animator or illustrator and to some extent, a well rounded human being.

This week’s cover is somewhat autobiographical.

The show will include samples of work from paast step of the process that goes into making a digitally animated feature, from the early sketchy stages of development to the highly burnished, finished animation that appears on screen.

Monday, March 31, A New Leaf.