The official behind-the-scenes art book for four-time Academy Award-nominated animation studio Cartoon Saloon's stunning new animated fantasy adventure, WolfWalkers
Cartoon Saloon, the Irish animation studio behind the Academy Award-nominated films The Secret of Kells (2009), Song of the Sea (2014), and The Breadwinner (2017), and their co-producer Melusine Productions, returns in 2020 with their latest feature, WolfWalkers, directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. Streaming on Apple TV+, this mythic tale tells the story of a young hunter named Robyn, and her unlikely friendship with a wild girl living among wolves.
Filled with exclusive hand-drawn sketches, paintings, interviews, and digital renderings that showcase Cartoon Saloon's unique artistic style, The Art of WolfWalkers takes fans behind the scenes of one of animation's most celebrated studios.
Through exclusive commentary and interviews with cast and crew, renowned animation critic and historian Charles Solomon showcases the craft and skill behind some of the most lovingly detailed and imaginative 2-D animation currently being produced.
Featuring a foreword by award-winning animator James Baxter and an afterword by Cartoon Saloon co-founder and co-director of WolfWalkers Tomm Moore and co-director Ross Stewart, The Art of WolfWalkers is a must-have for animation fans everywhere.
Charles Solomon is the author of more than a dozen books on the art and making of animated lms and television specials, as well as a lecturer in animation at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. He lives in Los Angeles.
James Baxter is the director of character animation at Netflix. He has worked on award-winning animated films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Lion King, How to Train Your Dragon, and many more.