What a dazzling spectacle it is: victorious warrior women and otherworldly goddesses, innocent maidens, and sword-wielding Valkyrie, all rendered in exquisite anatomical detail. Not to mention the nightmarish monsters, the alien nemeses, the centaurs, the sabre-tooths, and the dragons.
From husband-and-wife team Boris Vallejo, America’s premier fantasy artist, and Julie Bell, designer of the popular Dragons of Destiny sculpture series, comes a thrilling alternate world. And for its amazing twenty-sixth year, pure mind-bending pleasure. Featuring 13 all-new paintings tied together in narrative by C. J. Henderson.
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This is the perennially best-selling fantasy calendar. For 2009 come thirteen all-new paintings from the vivid imaginations of husband-and-wife artists Boris Vallejo, America's premier fantasy artist, and Julie Bell, designer of the popular Dragons of Destiny sculpture series. They create a world that is dark, dynamic, and mysterious, ruled by magic and roamed by fearsome beasts. Plus captivating women: goddesses, huntresses, fairies, and mermaids, passionate and strong, rendered with precise anatomical detail. Weaving the images together is an all-new fantasy narrative by C.J. Henderson, author of the Teddy London Series.From the Back Cover:
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Dragons rise from subterranean depths. Mists swirl over the land. Forces clash. Fates are settled—with grimacing finality—at swordpoint. Sprung from the imagination, yet rendered with anatomical clarity and a masterful detail, here is a dramatic place of nightmare and beauty created through the soaring vision of husband-and-wife fantasy artists Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell. A beguiling philosopher-witch breaks free from her icy prison. A goddess and a serpent tangle under the water. A fire-breathing beast emerges from the abyss. A sensuous mermaid rests in a serene cove. Talons curl, tendons flex, and out of the eye, a gleam of shuddering intensity. Thirteen all-new paintings herald the year. Weaving the images together is the engrossing original story "The Games of Nod," by C.J Henderson
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Descripción Workman Publishing Company, 2005. Calendar. Estado de conservación: New. Wal. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0761136665