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Icon by Frank Frazetta – book cover, description, publication history. Jul 7, This Pin was discovered by UZEN. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Frank Frazetta probably needs no introduction. The images that come to my mind straightaway are the almost perfect anatomy drawings of.

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These books really deserve ifon reprint preferably combined into one huge book because they are the best printed way to experience Frazetta so far. I wish he had tried to diversify like this more often. Feb 24, Robert Adam Gilmour rated it it was amazing.

Icon: a Retrospective by the Grand Master of Fantastic Art, Frank Frazetta

My one complaint about these books is that they’re like most books and magazines about comics: Jan 04, Charles rated it it was amazing Shelves: Paperbackpages. It’s interesting, but I suppose it goes without saying, the paintings are the star of the book.

The grand master of fantasy painting is showcase in this 3 part hardbound coffee table editions. Apr 22, Nicholas Gourlay rated it it was amazing Shelves: Please keep in mind that some of the books icno updated with something like 15 Here I’m reviewing the Frazetta art book trilogy of Icon, Legacy and Testament, because all the books have the same virtues and a same recurring flaw.


Illustrations note Illustrations chiefly col. Book ratings by Goodreads. A wonderful compilation of some of my favorite Frazetta paintings.


C Van rated it liked it Feb 25, I thought I would have to order this book from Amazon, but as luck would have it, my local Barnes and Noble had it and needless to say the work I had actually intended to get done was necessarily delayed hour and a half while I enjoyed this book.

I think frazeetta of us who love or create fantasy have looked up to him at some point. Icon by Frank Frazetta Illustrations. Jon Estle rated it it was amazing Jun 12, There are lots of interesting things to read idon his working relationships with editors, his choice of keeping all his prints or how he learned anatomy in a day.

The book features 90 museum-quality reproductions of the artist’s most famous works, as well as many previously unpublished paintings.

It is really humbling to read how he rose from a kid drawing strange title like “The Elephant who wouldn’t help” to the famous series of Conan. This book is a biography of Frank Frazetts looking at frazeyta illustrations he created throughout his career.

The man is a legend and influenced a raft of artists who came after him. See details for description of any imperfections. He has learned to draw with paint and takes you right into the world of sword and sorcery, sci fi, etc. I find many of his compositions too simple or too similar and I would have appreciated a little more real criticism. In many cases, two different versions of the same painting are shown here, so you can decide for yourself.


Artwork in Brook was great the condition not so good. A superb introduction to the art and life of Frank Frazetta, one of the foremost fantasy artists of the last half century. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Death Dealer I bought it to have something interesting for a tabletop to flip through, and this has all of the Death Dealer pics plus a lot more all in Frazetta’s interesting style Verified purchase: Published October 1st by Underwood Books first published Frank Frazetta died recently and for many art lovers he’ll be missed, but especially for fantasy fans it was a sad day.

David Heffelfinger rated it really liked it Oct 19, The finest artist of the 20th century. Preview — Icon by Frank Frazetta.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A superb collection showcasing a one-of-a-kind talent. Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1.

Icon by Frank Frazetta

When you buy from those fraxetta links, I earn some commissions at no extra cost to you. The illustrations included are comics from his childhood, movie posters, book covers and paintings.

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