Shadowline – The Art of Iain McCaig Art Book Review

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We’ve got our hands on a copy of the revised and expanded edition of Shadowline – The Art of Iain McCaig from Insight Editions. This is a beautiful hardback art book, with 256 pages of glorious illustrations, paintings and sketches by the renowned artist. Iain McCaig is possibly best known for his work as a principal designer on the three Star Wars prequels, including his designs of iconic characters Queen Amidala and Darth Maul, as well as his work on many major motion pictures, television, and video games. His touch can also be seen in such acclaimed films as Terminator 2, Hook, Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula, Interview with a Vampire, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Shadowline presents a stunning portfolio and retrospective of more than two decades of McCaig’s masterful concept designs and storyboards, cover art and illustrations, as well as his private sketchbooks and personal paintings. This revised and expanded edition of Shadowline includes 16 extra pages of bonus content featuring pieces from Iain McCaig’s work on Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers, and more. This is a gorgeous and inspiring art book, packed full of the stunning works of Iain McCaig, and is highly recommended to fans of his work, artists, collectors, and lovers of science fiction and fantasy art. For those wanting a closer look, we’ve created a short preview video giving you a glimpse inside! If you missed out on the original Shadowline released in 2007, you’ll be pleased to know Shadowline: The Art of Iain McCaig (Revised and Expanded) is available now from Amazon UK and Amazon.com.

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

Shadowline - The Art of Iain McCaig Revised and Expanded

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