Yoshitaka Amano – Illustration Mag Special Book Review

Posted By yonghow on February 1st, 2015

Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book

Yoshitaka Amano is an art book published by the Japanese magazine Illustration, a special volume focusing on the iconic work of the famed artist/character/costume designer.

The contents of the book isn’t meant to be expansive but rather provides a good overview of Amano-san’s wide gamut of work, from his early Final Fantasy illustrations to his recent contemporary art pieces.

Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book

(above) The book also includes Amano-san’s conversation with another Japanese artist Aquirax – some of his work can be seen in the art book Japanese Erotica In Contemporary Art.

Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book

(above) A fascinating peek into the Amano-san’s creative workspace and atelier.

Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book
Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book

A great introduction to the work of Yoshitaka Amano for those who are relatively new to his work, at an affordable price. Recommended.

“Yoshitaka Amano Illustration Magazine Art Book″ details :

– Dimensions – 10.9 x 8.1 x 0.5 inches
– Softcover, 125 pages
– Full color, in Japanese

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5 Responses to “Yoshitaka Amano – Illustration Mag Special Book Review”

bruno

Hey man!
in your opinion, whats the best Amano´s book?

I think ill buy this:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1616550309/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

ooh, this is other books that you can do a review too : )))

http://www.amazon.com/dp/4152079843/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I117YOB9WXX3J1

http://www.amazon.com/dp/4861524369/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I1NSDZ9HFBKMJU

http://www.amazon.com/dp/7538649409/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I3SVW57KYKD8WB

http://www.amazon.com/dp/3791347586/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I1SFPG1E7NFOL5

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0807612138/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I1G75NFO6VKPBT

http://www.amazon.com/dp/4756243371/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I1WSWJ6JESYMAL

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0295986247/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=IC1ABDIUJSNVW

http://www.amazon.com/dp/9074822851/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I5NRO53S6A9RI

http://www.amazon.com/dp/2203032723/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I2W7PU44SH87NW

http://www.amazon.com/dp/377573239X/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=185IH3CBHMUX7&coliid=I27OACS7ZIGJ41

oh, i this i have:

http://www.amazon.com/Courbet-S%C3%A9gol%C3%A8ne-Men/dp/0789209772/ref=sr_1_79?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1422805261&sr=1-79&keywords=courbet

ill send more options later
sorry for the bad english, like always 😀

Abraços

yonghow

bruno – I can’t say I’m familiar enough with Amano-san’s work to recommend which is best, although I do know this one is pretty popular –

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1616551607/?tag=halcreal-20

Thank you for the long list of book recommendations, I’ll keep them in mind when doing review for the future !

DISTRAKT

True divine! Its going to take a minute to buy all of these, but its on the list indeed. What kind of water does he drink OMG

whitezero

i learned trough the years to love his tyle. I wasn’t a big fan of his work but after watching Vampire Hunter D my opinion about him chanched completly.

yonghow

whitezero – Same here, I like only some of his work, but not all. 😛