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Idols Demons Saints Vol 2

The Sketchbooks and Paintings of John Wellington, December 28 2006 - June 16 2008, Volume 2

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Part visual journal and part art manual, Volume II of IDOLS DEMONS SAINTS continues to chronicle the sketchbooks and paintings of John Wellington. Volume II reproduces the sketchbook started at the end of December of 2006 and completed in June of 2008.

Showing preparatory “cartoons”, gouache studies, works in progress, and completed paintings along with the complete sketchbook pages, this series of ebooks clearly reveals the process of creating for the artist and teacher John Wellington.

For more than thirty years John Wellington has created, copied, ruminated, lamented, critiqued, elucidated, explored and most importantly, drawn in sketchbooks. It is his great hope that this series of ebooks will offer insight into a process of creating for artists, art students, and art lovers.


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Customer Reviews


All of John Wellington's sketchbooks are incredible!


Most creatives, whether writers, musicians or artists, spend a great deal of their lives answering the inevitable question put to them: “Where do your ideas come from?” In this remarkable ebook—the second of three volumes—fine artist and teacher John Wellington offers the answer with a giddy journey down the virtual rabbit hole of a great artist’s mind. We follow a magical progression through his 30-plus years of creativity. Part journal, part sketchbook, Idols Demons Saints details Wellington’s journey from initial inspiration—anime, Bratz dolls, even the movie Gladiator—to what he calls the “final destination” of a finished painting. Added bonuses include side trips to Shanghai, Paris, Tokyo and lushly detailed renditions of works in progress. A true masterclass in creation from an artist’s personal philosophical factory. Marvellous and inspiring.

Idols Demons Saints Vol 2
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  • $3.99
  • Level: Grades 12-17
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Art & Architecture
  • Published: Feb 12, 2012
  • Publisher: John Wellington
  • Seller: John Wellington
  • Print Length: 117 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.0
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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