The Art of Rio: Featuring a Carnival of Art From Rio and Rio 2 (limited edition) SIGNED by Carlos Saldanha

Key Selling Points:

 

FROM 20TH CENTURY FOX ANIMATION AND BLUE SKY STUDIOS, THE CREATORS OF ICE AGE AND HORTON HEARS A WHO

This gorgeous art book reveals art from both the original film – Rio and the all new follow up Rio 2

Presented with a Tipped in signature sheet featuring a full-colour image of Nigel by Sergio Pablos

The Exclusive tip-in sheet is signed by the films director Carlos Saldanha

Features variant jacket design, exclusive to this edition

With over 300 pieces of concept art, character sketches, storyboards and digital paintings, this book also features interviews with the key animation talent

 

Synopsis:

 

From 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios, the creators of Ice Age and Horton Hears a Who!, the musical adventure comedy Rio told the story of how rare Blue Macaws Blu and Jewel met and fell in love in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival. In Rio 2, the pair journey with their 3 chicks to the amazon jungle in search of their wild roots. With over 300 pieces of concept art, character sketches, storyboards and digital paintings, along with interviews with the key animation talent, this book reveals the artistry behind the 2 colourful movies.

 

Book:

Dimensions

254 x 279mm / 11” x 10” (landscape); 192pp

 

Paper stock & weight

140gsm Chinese GE matt art

 

Special finishes

dustjacket - scuff-free matt lam + spot UV

 

Binding

case sewn

 

Art

Carla and Nigel perform by Greg Couch

(case same as standard edition)

 

Dustjacket -

Main art: Santa Teresa by Kyle MacNaughton, with Blu and Jewel by David Dibble

inset art (back cover): River boat on the Amazon River by Nathan Fowkes; Amazon celebration designed by Arden Chan, painted by Aidan Sugano; Book store color key designed by Peter Chan, painted by Thomas Cardone

 

Signed:

Tip-in signature sheet printed with a full-colour image of Nigel by Sergio Pablos

signed by director Carlos Saldanha, with a Saldanha pen sketch of Blu’s head