Steven Universe: Art & Origins

December 22, 2019 - Comment

Steven Universe: Art & Origins is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe. The eponymous Steven is a boy who—alongside his mentors, the Crystal Gems (Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl)—must learn to use his inherited powers to protect his home, Beach City,

Steven Universe: Art & Origins is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe. The eponymous Steven is a boy who—alongside his mentors, the Crystal Gems (Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl)—must learn to use his inherited powers to protect his home, Beach City, from the forces of evil. Bursting with concept art, production samples, early sketches, storyboards, and exclusive commentary, this lavishly illustrated companion book offers a meticulous written and visual history of the show, as well as an all-access tour of the creative team’s process. Steven Universe: Art & Origins reveals how creator Rebecca Sugar, the writers, the animators, and the voice actors work in tandem to bring this adventure-packed television series to life.

Also Available: Steven Universe™ 2018 Wall Calendar (ISBN: 978-1-4197-2458-9), Steven Universe 2019 Wall Calendar (ISBN: 978-1-4197-3178-5)
 

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Anonymous says:

Great spotlight on the guts of a show with heart Steven Universe: Art and Origins is not just an art book–it’s also a collection of early material, a reveal of many initial concepts, and an amazing experience to sort through. In my review I’ll give you a description of the structure and overview, while also collecting notable information for fans. Obviously just about everything is “notable” with a book of this magnitude, so this may get long, but I’ll try to include anecdotes that have some unique insight or perspective on the main…

Anonymous says:

One of the BEST art books I have ever owned! I am an intermittent watcher of the show Steven Universe but I have always liked the concept and have been tracking Rebecca Sugar’s art since symbionic titan and adventure time. However, just viewing this art book piqued my interest and really sitting down and reading it blew me away! This book is LOADED WITH GREAT ART! The concept art as well as the promo pieces for the pilot and the pitch shows the level of care, detail, effort and intensity that went into the creation of the show. The…

Anonymous says:

My book was full of spiders. The little miscreants … My book was full of spiders. The little miscreants must have been eager to disembark, because when I opened the book they poured out in what I can only compare to scene from a horror movie. Think the elevator from The Shining. All I could do was scream at the top of my lungs as they crawled over and past me to distribute themselves into every nook and cranny of my home.I suppose it might help deal with our mosquito problem in the summer, but it’s only February.

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