For over two decades, Steve Rude has galvanized the art world as a comic magazine artist and illustrator.
The book explores Rude's versatility in several subjects and mediums. Chapters cover his comics and illustration work, private commissions, animation material, life-drawings, and an elaborate sketchbook section. Numerous finished paintings are accompanied by preliminary work, such as sketches, colour roughs, and use of reference materials. In addition, there is a "how-to" segment, which shows a painting project from start to finish. Almost all of the works are scanned directly from the original artwork. Many are published for the first time.
Artist in Motion shows Rude's artistic processes in its entirety. It will serve as both an art book and an inspirational guide for aspiring students. Rude explains his techniques for the layman to better understand this contemporary master's artistic processes. He also provides comments on many of the projects, providing insight into each. A biography and exclusive interviews delve into Rude's philosophy and approach to art. Rude's diversity with different mediums are showcased, as demonstrated with oils, watercolour, gouache, cel vinyl, pastel, charcoal, pencil, and pen and ink. All are explained through clear dialogue and useful examples.
Fans of Rude's comic work, art students, and admirers of exemplary illustration will all find this book unique and intriguing.
This book is in excellent condition throughout.