Crimson Peak – The Art Of Darkness Book Review

Posted By yonghow on December 17th, 2015

Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book

Crimson Peak – The Art Of Darkness is the official art/making of book for Guillermo Del Toro’s gothic horor/romance film Crimson Peak.

The book delves into the creation of the film’s painstakingly detailed and elaborate sets, as well as the sumptuous costumes and creature designs for the numerous supernatural beings appearing in the movie. Onset and production photographs are plentiful, as well as conceptual sketches by Guillermo himself.

Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book

(above & below) The gorgeous cinematography by Dan Laustsen is further accentuated by the incredibly beautiful set of Allerdale Hall, the suitably dilapidated state of the mansion providing ample opportunity to layer on more details for added realism.

Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book

(above) Sketches by Guillermo Del Toro’s frequent creative collaborator Guy Davis, who also worked on Pacific Rim and is also the comic artist behind the Hellboy spinoff series BPRD.

Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book
Crimson Peak - The Art Of Darkness Book

This is a great companion to yet another amazing film by Guillermo Del Toro, the contents of which will certainly give you better appreciation and enjoyment of the movie. Highly recommended.

“Crimson Peak – The Art Of Darkness″ details :

– Dimensions – 11.2 x 9.4 x 0.9 inches
– Hardcover, 160 pages
– Full color

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One Response to “Crimson Peak – The Art Of Darkness Book Review”

DISTRAKT

Looks like they put in some work.