Roy G. Krenkel illustrated numerous works by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard, Lin Carter, and more. But many of Krenkel’s works—what he calls his “Doodles,” in a characteristically self-effacing manner—were rarely seen by even his biggest fans. And while many of Roy’s doodles were simple drawings, many were finished illustrations done for the pure pleasure of creating art. Most of the images in this book are published here for the very first time (courtesy of and with the full cooperation of the Krenkel Estate), and nearly all have been painstakingly scanned from the original art (in a manner akin to IDW’s Eisner Award-winning Artist’s Edition series) with the goal being to showcase Krenkel’s gorgeous original art in a way it has never been seen before. While the realms of science fiction, heroic fantasy, paleontology, and historical reconstruction were particular specialties of Roy’s, his pen, brush, and palette knew no boundaries.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
1) Limited to 100 copies
2) Includes an original sketch hand drawn by Roy Krenkel
3) Signed and numbered plate by the authors
4) Sketch and signature plate come in a hardcover portfolio case
5) Book and portfolio case presented in a custom slipcase
6) Ready to ship
NOTE: Each original drawing in this edition is unique and different. Sizes range from small to large, and were drawn on all manner of papers, from Bristol to tracing paper. It is impossible to select a specific drawing. For an idea of the art included in this limited edition, please look at the accompanying photos.
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