Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo is an art book authored and designed by artist Chris McDonnell of McD Workshop for ABRAMS Books and Cartoon Network that documents the amazing creative process behind the hit television series Adventure Time. The hardcover book, which features an introduction by Guillermo del Toro, is available to purchase online from ABRAMS Books and Amazon.
Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of Finn the Human’s and Jake the Dog’s adventures in the post-apocalyptic, magical land of Ooo. Packed to the seams with concept art and storyboards, this lavishly illustrated tome offers an all-access pass into the Emmy Award–winning show team’s creative process. The Art of Ooo traces series creator Pendleton Ward’s early influences and work, then reveals how the writers, storyboarders, animators, and voice actors work in tandem to bring this wildly inventive series to life.
Fans will pore over early character sketches, as well as background paintings and rare glimpses into the series’ show bible. This visual treasure chest is gilded throughout with commentary from all the show’s key creative talent.
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