A hefty tome devoted to the multidimensional Stout who is equally gifted as an illustrator for comic books and film, poster artist, paleoartist.... This is his first retrospective, with over 500 color and black & white illustrations covering the highlights of his fifty year career.
From the publisher:
From his cult movie posters to his epic paleoart, celebrate the life and work of William Stout with this stunning monograph featuring the most iconic imagery from the multitalented muralist, illustrator, and designer.
Muralist, illustrator, comics artist, poster designer--William Stout has created a body of work that transcends genre, medium, and industry during his astonishing forty-year career. He has designed album covers for the Who and the Rolling Stones, worked on films ranging from Ralph Bakshi's Wizards to Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth, and brought the world of the dinosaurs to life through highly acclaimed paleoart.
Now Stout fans can relive the life and career of their favorite artist with this breathtaking monograph. Curated by the artist himself, Fantastic Worlds: The Art of William Stout bursts with the most iconic imagery in Stout's oeuvre. From his student years to his robust career as a painter, illustrator, and more, Fantastic Worlds gives readers an in-depth understanding of how Stout developed as an artist, illustrated by his most inspired work. Visually stunning and definitive, Fantastic Worlds is the ultimate Stout retrospective--the perfect way for fans to commemorate the extraordinary work of a one-of-a-kind artist.
Introduction by Robert Williams.