The Art of World of Warcraft

The Art of World of Warcraft
Author: . Blizzard Entertainment
Publsiher: Insight Editions
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2015-06-16
Genre: Games & Activities
ISBN: 1608874494

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Timed to the twentieth anniversary of the blockbuster Warcraft franchise, The Art of World of Warcraft celebrates the groundbreaking art of the complete series to date. In the ten years since its inception, World of Warcraft® has revolutionized the role-playing genre, creating the immense world of Azeroth and filling it with iconic characters and legendary weapons and environments. Featuring interviews with key developers and telling the complete story of the game’s evolution, this fully illustrated book vibrantly displays the renowned artwork at the heart of the franchise. Including never-before-seen art from the latest World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, The Art of World of Warcraft will contain hundreds of drawings and concept art, forming the ultimate tribute to the epic gaming franchise.

The Art of Blizzard Entertainment

The Art of Blizzard Entertainment
Author: Nick Carpenter,Samwise Didier,Chris Metzen
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2013-07-02
Genre: Art
ISBN: 160887138X

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Blizzard Entertainment changed gaming forever. From its humble beginnings as a three-person console-game development studio in 1991 to the creation of the blockbuster Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® series, Blizzard has crafted stunning worlds of science fiction and fantasy for more than two decades. An epic volume of visuals and behind-the-scenes insights, The Art of Blizzard Entertainment celebrates the genesis. This collection showcases nearly 700 pieces of concept art, paintings, and sketches accompanied by commentary from the Blizzard game development teams, including Nick Carpenter, Samwise Didier, and Chris Metzen. All three were essential in shaping Blizzard’s game universes over the years, and along with a team of international artists, revolutionized gameplay and storytelling. Artists such as Roman Kenny, Peter Lee, Bill Petras, Glenn Rane, and Wei Wang helped develop and expand Blizzard’s unique vision, and their contributions are featured here along with work by Brom, who offers a foreword to the collection. Millions of people around the globe play Blizzard games every day—The Art of Blizzard Entertainment is an opportunity to explore the core of what makes the experience so transporting. This deluxe edition is bound in saifu cloth and accompanied by a portfolio of collector art prints, all housed in a finely crafted double-slot slipcase with foil stamping. Each deluxe edition also includes a card of authenticity hand-signed by Brom, Samwise Didier, and Wei Wang. The Art of Blizzard © 2012 and All rights reserved. Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Blizzard are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., in the U.S. and/or other countries.

The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft

The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft
Author: . Blizzard Entertainment
Publsiher: Insight Editions
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2012-11-06
Genre: Games & Activities
ISBN: 1608872084

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Containing more than 150 drawings, concept art pieces, and final renders, as well as secrets of game mythology and development stories, this mesmerizing book reveals how Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed series gets made. In addition to a behind-the-scenes technical look at the game cinematics and developmental art, Fans learn how Blizzard updated Arthas the Death Knight to be even more evil than in Warcraft III and how a new central character, Sindragosa the Frost Wyrm, was developed. Other features explore technical dimensions and Blizzard’s influence on the game world and beyond. Each Book Comes with: Two 8” x 10” original art cards in vellum sleeve and a 12-page illustrated storybook on the creation of the frost wyrm Sindragosa, that make this a must-have for any WoW fan.

The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft

The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft
Author: Greg Solano
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-10-15
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1945683678

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With never-before-seen concept art and accounts of the creative and technical process, this is the definitive visual gallery of how countless artists brought the world of Azeroth to life in incredible detail and motion.

Warcraft

Warcraft
Author: Daniel Wallace
Publsiher: Harper Design
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2016-06-07
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 0062466798

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A stunning behind-the-scenes look at the making of Legendary Pictures’ and Universal Pictures’ Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal, and based on Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft, the highest grossing role-playing video game series of all time. The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home. So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces and everyone fights for something. World of Warcraft holds the Guinness World Record for most popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) ever and has grossed more than 11.5 billion dollars since it was released. Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal tells the full story of the incredible creative journey that brought Blizzard Entertainment’s beloved epic adventure of world-colliding conflict to the big screen. Filled with stunning concept art, unit photography, and visual effects breakdowns, this book also features insightful interviews with the incredible cast and crew, as they share the secrets behind bringing war-torn Azeroth to life. Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film—starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu—is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and Atlas Entertainment production. The movie premieres June 10, 2016.

The Art of Warcraft

The Art of Warcraft
Author: Bart Farkas
Publsiher: Bradygames
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2002
Genre: Artists' preparatory studies
ISBN: STANFORD:36105111527052

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Concept drawings for the computer games WarCraft, WarCraft II, and WarCraft III, created by Blizzard Entertainment.

The World of Warcraft Pop Up Book

The World of Warcraft Pop Up Book
Author: Matthew Reinhart
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2019-10-21
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 194568366X

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Built by bestselling paper engineer Reinhart, this pop-up book brings the most-loved locations of Warcraft to life. Each page unfolds into an eye-popping treat, depicting iconic sites with brand-new art and interactive pieces.

Cinematic Art of StarCraft

Cinematic Art of StarCraft
Author: Robert Brooks
Publsiher: Satrcraft: Cinimatic Art of
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-09-15
Genre: Art
ISBN: 194568321X

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For more than two decades, players have led the zerg, protoss, and terrans into battle for galactic dominance in StarCraft, StarCraft II, and multiple campaign expansions. The Cinematic Art of StarCraft offers a detailed view into the history and philosophy of Blizzard's revolutionary cinematics team. Focusing on the craft and storytelling of cinematics and filled with anecdotes from the creators, The Cinematic Art of StarCraft gives fans a unique peek into the cinematics that have wowed millions of fans across the Koprulu sector.