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Second edition with variant dust jacket, limited to 200. Highly Recommended. By Linda Touby and Jim Whiting. Basil Gogos is one of the most popular painters and illustrators ever to appear in the horror genre. His cover paintings for Famous Monsters of Filmland are legendary. So precise and perfect was his art that it was hard to believe he started with sketches on blank paper! Here for the first time ever, you will investigate Basil’s studio to see how he created his famous paintings. You will see scores of early, unfinished sketches and ideas plus finished color paintings, from the original art. Fantaco Enterprises, 2021.

 

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Basil Gogos is one of the most popular painters and illustrators ever to appear in the horror genre. His cover paintings for Famous Monsters of Filmland are legendary. So precise and perfect was his art that it was hard to believe he started with sketches on blank paper! Here for the first time ever, you will investigate Basil’s studio to see how he created his famous paintings. You will see scores of early, unfinished sketches and ideas plus finished color paintings, from the original art.

The first editions, done in several variants, are all sold out. They’ve added a dust jacket to the new edition; the first hardcover edition was a self-cover.

This collects rare sketches, drawings and paintings by one of horror’s most beloved artists. Compiled and annotated by his wife, Linda Touby; the book gives a unique behind the scenes look at how Basil Gogos created his dazzling images.

Most of this material has never been published before. Printed on heavy art stock, Smyth-sewn hardcover binding. Comes in a durable full color dust jacket. Each of these variant covers is limited to 200 copies.

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