A giant one for our twentieth, as at this time we talk about what’s, to date, in all probability probably the most influential palaeoart e-book of the twenty first centruy: the seminal All Yesterdays, by John Conway, Memo Kosemen and Darren Naish, which got here out ten years in the past (insert compulsory reference to how outdated we’re).
The e-book is famously filled with outlandish and speculative takes on dinosaurs andotherprehistoricanimals and shook up the palaeoart world like a whirlwind… however does it maintain up now? In anticipation of the e-book’s ten 12 months anniversary occasion on the upcoming TetZooCon, Marc, Niels and Natee talk about the not-quite-vintage dinosaur artwork title and its many distinctive illustrations.
For the interview, illustrator John Conway himself reveals how the e-book got here to be, his opinions on the e-book’s legacy and the stunning method All Yesterdays has set the course for his subsequent work. Has the All Yesterdays motion change into boring? Is there going to be a brand new version? Are the authors ever even going to be in the identical room collectively within the first place? What new works has John acquired up his sleeve? Is Marc allowed to come back to John’s birthday anymore? Keep tuned for John saying the launch occasion to his newest e-book!
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Not Fairly Classic Dinosaur Artwork
Do we have to introduce this e-book anymore? In 2012, this e-book broke open palaeoart just like the shell of a walnut, and we’re nonetheless dwelling in its shadow. For those who haven’t heard of it, this very weblog and podcast may be the proper place to get aquainted with it!
John Conway is an Australian digital artist dwelling in the UK (and never the late English mathematician nor the Irish visible artist of the identical title). He co-authored and illustrated All Yesterdays and Cryptozoologicon, each along with Darren Naish and C. M. Kosemen. His upcoming e-book is named A Historical past Of Portray (With Dinosaurs). John’s private web site could be discovered right here. Data on the upcoming e-book launch occasion is right here. Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Kings Faculty, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, at 5:30–7:30pm on Saturday the nineteenth of November.