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The Deceiving Eye: The Art of Richard Hescox

Dannenfelser, Randy

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ISBN 10: 1843401843 / ISBN 13: 9781843401841
Published by Paper Tiger, United Kingdom, 2004
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Hardcover 1st edition - shows some shelf and edgewear, some rubbing of dust jacket with fraying along edges. Interior good. Features over 100 pieces of fine art, fantasy and science fiction. Bookseller Inventory # 092875

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Title: The Deceiving Eye: The Art of Richard Hescox

Publisher: Paper Tiger, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Fans will warmly welcome this very first book devoted to the art of seven-time Chesley Award nominee Richard Hescox. These 100 pieces are Hescox’s favorites, and they showcase the inventive and imaginative worlds he has created on paper for more than 30 years. His vividly realistic images, produced with gifted draftsmanship and augmented by a brilliant use of color and composition, have made him one of the most widely sought-after genre illustrators. The versatile pieces shown here include book covers for such authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley and Roger Zelazny, as well as work for the motion picture and computer game industries. Every painting reveals anew why Hescox has become one of the most beloved and respected artists in the field.

About the Author:

Randy Dannenfelser's caustic reviews of non-fiction books have appeared regularly on the much-respected literary Webzine, Infinity Plus. He entered the genre in 1994 as principal creator of The Amazing Science Fiction and Horror Trivia Game. Other sites that have featured his work include Italics, First Light and Paper Tiger's in-house newsletter. Randy's short story 'A Writer's Halloween Tale' was recently included in the anthology, Strange Pleasures 3 (Prime Books). Randy lives in New Jersey, USA. Richard Hescox's work spans the areas of Fine Art, Fantasy and Science fiction. A winner of numerous awards, his paintings are sought after by collectors of original art and publishers, whose reproductions of his work are seen and appreciated by a worldwide audience. He lives in Washington DC, USA.

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