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The Wing's Art Top 10 Books of 2013

Top 10 Books of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close and we all look forward to a well-earned break (and time spent with a good book) i’ve taken a look back at this year’s book reviews and compiled the Wing’s Art Top 10 Books

The Wing's Art Top 10 Books of 2013

Top 10 Books of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close and we all look forward to a well-earned break (and time spent with a good book) i’ve taken a look back at this year’s book reviews and compiled the Wing’s Art Top 10 Books

The Art Deco Poster

The Art Deco Poster

A brief glimpse around the Wing’s Art website reveals that i’m more than a little enamoured by Art Deco design. From its architecture, to furniture and jewelry, few other artistic movements have had such a lasting impact on the creative industries and continue to

The Art Deco Poster

The Art Deco Poster

A brief glimpse around the Wing’s Art website reveals that i’m more than a little enamoured by Art Deco design. From its architecture, to furniture and jewelry, few other artistic movements have had such a lasting impact on the creative industries and continue to

Alternative Movie Posters - Book Review

Alternative Movie Posters – Film Art from the Underground

I count myself among a strange breed of pale thirtysomethings – over exposed to TV, horror films, video games and all those other bad things supposed to rot our brains – but specifically amazing film poster art. Born of the home video

Alternative Movie Posters - Book Review

Alternative Movie Posters – Film Art from the Underground

I count myself among a strange breed of pale thirtysomethings – over exposed to TV, horror films, video games and all those other bad things supposed to rot our brains – but specifically amazing film poster art. Born of the home video

The Art of David Wright

Sirens: The Pin-Up Art of David Wright

The work of David Wright was unknown to me before it’s introduction in the article by Peter Richardson in issue 2 of Illustrators Magazine. His pin-up paintings and comic book illustrations were immediately impressive, equalling that of more prominent artists such as Gil Elvgren and Harry Ekman, and left

The Art of David Wright

Sirens: The Pin-Up Art of David Wright

The work of David Wright was unknown to me before it’s introduction in the article by Peter Richardson in issue 2 of Illustrators Magazine. His pin-up paintings and comic book illustrations were immediately impressive, equalling that of more prominent artists such as Gil Elvgren and Harry Ekman, and left

Type. A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles

Type. A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles

This latest double volume from TASCHEN provides an extensive reference catalogue of vintage typography and ornamental elements spanning 1628 to 1938. Providing an invaluable resource for Graphic Designers, these 2 books contain 1000’s of examples of decorative Victorian lettering, vintage stock elements and ornamental flourishes

Type. A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles

Type. A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles

This latest double volume from TASCHEN provides an extensive reference catalogue of vintage typography and ornamental elements spanning 1628 to 1938. Providing an invaluable resource for Graphic Designers, these 2 books contain 1000’s of examples of decorative Victorian lettering, vintage stock elements and ornamental flourishes

100 Years of Fashion Illustration 01

100 Years of Fashion Illustration

There are several books written on the subject of fashion illustration with many unfortunately proving to be little more than filler or catalogues of aspiring artists, but there are two in particular that stand out for me as recommended titles. The first

100 Years of Fashion Illustration 01

100 Years of Fashion Illustration

There are several books written on the subject of fashion illustration with many unfortunately proving to be little more than filler or catalogues of aspiring artists, but there are two in particular that stand out for me as recommended titles. The first

Bazooka Joe 01

Bazooka Joe and his Gang

Character designers, animators and illustrators throughout the ages have all shared the wisdom of one simple truth; that adding an eye-patch to a character provides an instant coolness upgrade. From ‘the man in the Hathaway shirt’ to countless cowboys and Kurt Russell’s

Bazooka Joe 01

Bazooka Joe and his Gang

Character designers, animators and illustrators throughout the ages have all shared the wisdom of one simple truth; that adding an eye-patch to a character provides an instant coolness upgrade. From ‘the man in the Hathaway shirt’ to countless cowboys and Kurt Russell’s