Jules Verne 1

Jules Verne: The Man Who Invented the Future by Franz Born illustrated by Peter P. Plasencia ©1964 Prentice-Hall, Inc.

 

Great little book on the futurist Jules Verne, illustrated by Peter P. Plasencia, who, as you may recall, illustrated the wonderful Space Alphabet book. I love seeing how Peter utilized the gouache to create various depths of field by the use of the subtle shades of grey. All the while flattening the space within the composition. Superb work. Love it.

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Taken on February 8, 2011