The artbook for one of the best features to come out of Dreamworks Animation. Over 400 illustrations: concept art, storyboards, character designs, color keys, and architectural plans. Artwork by Devin Crane, Patrick Mate, Craig Kellman, Richard Daskas, David James, Foreword by Stephen Colbert.
From the publisher:
This spectacular, full-color book celebrates DreamWorks Animation's first film using groundbreaking InTru 3D that transports the world of stereoscopic animation to a bold new level. The original story reinvents the classic monster movie into an entertaining modern-day action comedy.
This lavishly illustrated volume features more than 400 images of concept art, character design, and architectural plans; insider information about the creative process behind developing the story and the characters; descriptions of the animating, rigging, surfacing and lighting processes; and creating an all-new 3D environment. The Art of Monsters vs. Aliens is a book for anyone who loves moviemaking, animation, art and big blue gobs of superheroes.