Over 350 illustrations by Chris Sanders, Nico Marlet, Pierre-Olivier Vincent, and many others.
From the publisher:
"The Art of How to Train Your Dragon is a spectacularly designed, full-color insider's guide to the creative process that went into turning Cressida Cowell's popular book into a feature-length, animated film. Featuring more than 350 pieces of development artwork, including early character designs, story sketches, and concept paintings never before released by the studio, the book provides an in-depth look at the process involved in bringing mythical Dragon and Viking worlds to life.
"In addition to the original artwork, The Art of How to Train Your Dragon includes: *insight on developing the story, script and characters *descriptions of the visual and character development, lighting, and special effects *extended captions, pull quotes, and sidebars on the challenges of working in Ultimate 3-D *exclusive preface by Cressida Cowell and foreword by Craig Ferguson"