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The art of ‘Love, Death + Robots’ comes alive in new book (exclusive)

The Art of Love, Death + Robots

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Possible dystopian futures haven’t looked this good.

“Love Death + Robots,” Netflixs Emmy Award-winning animated sci-fi anthology has drawn only astonishment, shock, and wonder from an incredible number of global viewers during its first three streamed seasons.

The newest level of “Love, Death + Robots” just powered up its third season on, may 20 having an addictive mixture of nine films from all dimensions of the universe. To help expand absorb the wizardry that went in to the striking show, Titan Books has released a deluxe 256-page hardcover titled “The Art of Love, Death + Robots” (opens in new tab)that immerses readers right into a treasure of original artworks from the initial three volumes.

The imaginative shorts that define the series were conceived utilizing a selection of animation techniques, from hand-drawn to CGI, offer one of the most provocative material ever witnessed on the tiny screen. It is a visionary potpourri of lucid dreams and unsettling nightmares bound to leave a mark on your own psyche. David Fincher (“Se7en,”http://www.space.com/”Alien 3,”http://www.space.com/”Fight Club”) and Tim Miller (“Deadpool”) have already been executive producing this mind-blowing series because it premiered on Netflix back March 2019.

Cover art for 'The Art of Love, Death + Robots

Cover art for ‘The Art of Love, Death + Robots’. (Image credit: Titan Books)

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Compiled by Ramin Zahed (“Spider-Man: In to the Spider-Verse The Art of the Movie”), Titan’s deluxe edition lets fans explore all of the stories and inspirations behind this acclaimed Netflix gem.

Here’s the state description of the upcoming book:

Love Death + Robots is really a Netflix series like no othera breathtaking journey of mature, high-concept tales told with seductive characters, astounding plots, and explosive action. With each episode crafted by different animation teams around the world, the thought-provoking anthology covers a massive selection of animation styles from edgy 2D to stop-motion to anime to hyper-realistic 3D CG.

In this luxury book, uncover the wealth of artwork and stories behind the creation of the series first three volumes. Includes interviews with key artists and creatives such as for example series creators Tim Miller and David Fincher, and is full to the brim with from beautiful concept art, character studies, costume sketches, paintings, vehicle designs, storyboards, and early vision decks, to finished frames.

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Art from Titan Books”http://www.space.com/”The Art of Love, Death + Robots.’ (Image credit: Titan Books)

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When Zahed first got the assignment to create this book, he imagined it could be much like previous Art of Animation books he’d done, during which he previously the chance to interview the director, producers and the look team of the project.

“However, after diving in to the project, I realized that a lot more work was involved because so many episodes of the anthology handled different teams and studios worldwide,” he told Space.com. “Due to the limited time we’d to get ready the book, I had to attain out to an extremely large group all over the world for more information about every one of their projects, what make their experience stick out and every one of their artistic influences and goals.”

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Art from Titan Books”http://www.space.com/”The Art of Love, Death + Robots.’ (Image credit: Titan Books)

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The LA-based author and journalist admits he was in awe of the astonishing scope of the project and the way the production crew at Blur could guide all the animation studios to produce a distinctive appear and feel for every of the shorts.

“Because of the entire vision and leadership of Tim Miller, Jennifer Yuh Nelson, and all of those other talented team, audiences could actually experience this wonderful assortment of animated sci-fi stories designed for adults,” he added. “What united each one of these shorts was the entire reverence and passion the creative teams had for the talent and how they respected the intelligence of these target audience, whatever the specific storylines.

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Art from Titan Books”http://www.space.com/”The Art of Love, Death + Robots.’ (Image credit: Titan Books)

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“I recall communicating with Alberto Mielgo about his stunning episodes “The Witness” and “Jibaro” this is a couple of months before he won the Oscar for his short “Windshield Wiper” and thinking to myself now that is a person who really cares about realizing his artistic vision regardless of just how much research and work is involved. Here’s somebody who really strives to accomplish new things along with his art. And he wasn’t alone. Each of them appeared to have exactly the same sort of pioneering spirit and belief in the magic of animation.”

For more on the Netflix series, here’s our interview with director Emily Dean on her behalf dream-like “Love, Death + Robots” Vol. 3 segment, “THE Pulse of the device.”

Titan Books’ “The Art of Love, Death + Robots” (opens in new tab) can be acquired at book stores and online outlets now.

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Jeff Spry can be an award-winning screenwriter and veteran freelance journalist covering TV, movies, video gaming, books, and comics. His work has appeared at SYFY Wire, Inverse, Collider, Bleeding Cool and elsewhere. Jeff lives in beautiful Bend, Oregon amid the ponderosa pines, classic muscle cars, a cryptof collector horror comics, and two loyal English Setters.

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