SOLOMON,CHARLES (AUTHOR) / CARTOON SALOON (ILLUSTRATOR)
The official behind-the-scenes art book for four-time Academy Awardnominated animation studio Cartoon Saloons and their co-producer Melusines stunning new animated fantasy adventure, WolfWalkers
Cartoon Saloon, the Irish animation studio behind the Academy Awardnominated films The Secret of Kells (2009), Song of the Sea (2014), and The Breadwinner (2017), and their co-producer Melusine Productions, returns in 2020 with their latest feature, WolfWalkers, directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. To be released later this year theatrically, followed by streaming on Apple TV+, this mythic tale tells the story of a young hunter named Robyn, and her unlikely friendship with a wild girl living among wolves. Filled with exclusive hand-drawn sketches, paintings, interviews, and digital renderings that showcase Cartoon Saloons unique artistic style, The Art of WolfWalkers takes fans behind the scenes of one of animations most celebrated studios.
Through exclusive commentary and interviews with cast and crew, renowned animation critic and historian Charles Solomon showcases the craft and skill behind some of the most lovingly detailed and imaginative 2-D animation currently being produced. Featuring a foreword by award-winning animator James Baxter and an afterword by Cartoon Saloon cofounder and codirector of WolfWalkers Tomm Moore and codirector Ross Stewart, The Art of WolfWalkers is a must-have for animation fans everywhere.