Marvel and Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development, Ryan Meinerding, announce a new book with How to Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way, which becomes available April 2019, right in time for the release of The Avengers 4!
"Just announced today that myself and the rest of the Marvel Studios Visual Development team have a book coming out next Spring," Ryan Meinerding posted on Instagram. "I’m very grateful to Marvel Studios for giving us this opportunity."
Check out the official info and a high-res look below!
Just announced today that myself and the rest of the Marvel Studios Visual Development team have a book coming out next Spring. I’m very grateful to Marvel Studios for giving us this opportunity. Check out the link in my bio for more info on the book. #Repost @marvel with @get_repost ・・・ Coming next spring, learn "How to Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way" from the Marvel Studios Visual Development team! Learn more on Marvel.com.
How to Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way
Black Panther. Thor. Captain America. You’ve seen them fight on the big screen—now, you can paint them yourself! While celebrating the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel invites fans of all ages to learn the tips and tricks of painting your favorite super heroes from the masters themselves…with a brand-new book called How to Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way!
In this beautiful hardcover, you’ll discover insights from some of the industry’s leading concept artists. Ryan Meinerding, Charlie Wen, Andy Park, Jackson Sze, Rodney Fuentebella, Anthony Francisco and more of the artists behind The Marvel Studios Visual Development team will share their method behind creating iconic designs for all your favorite characters, from Captain Americato Black Panther!
Within the stunning pages of this keepsake book, readers will learn these artists’ favorite tools of the trade, their tips for visual character development, their process of collaborating with filmmakers and other artists on the team, and the costume and props departments—and how it all comes together to create seamless film designs! Each five-ten page “character study” will take readers on a step-by-step journey through the artist’s approach to bringing a specific hero or villain to life. Not only will readers get a sense of how each artist works, from their tools to their process, they’ll also get to see how a character’s design was created—from blank page to a final approval!
Don’t miss How to Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way, coming this spring!
How To Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way
On Sale 4/17/2019
Cover art by Ryan Meinerding, Andy Park, Jackson Sze, Anthony Francisco & Rodney Fuentebella (cover not final)