Fantastic Structures : A Coloring Book of Amazing Buildings Real and Imagined
In this eagerly-awaited follow-up to the internationally-bestselling Fantastic Cities, artist Steve McDonald applies his unique photo-based approach to create beautiful, detailed line drawings of amazing buildings and other structures from around the world.The globetrotting selection includes buildings from six continents, including Prague's Astronomical Clock, Istanbul's Hagia Sophia, Antoni Gaudi's Casa BatllO in Barcelona and dozens more, with fun-to-color detail sections from iconic structures like the Eiffel Tower, London Bridge, and the Chrysler Building.The pages are crisp and white, conducive to a range of artistic applications, and feature the illustrations at a uniquely large and immersive size, with a middle margin identifying the structures and keeping the artwork fully colourable on the page.A dozen imaginative architectural mandala illustrations also complement the amazing all real structures in this gorgeous adult colouring book.
Steve McDonald is an established Toronto artist whom has been exhibiting and creating work across Canada, India, Italy, Scotland and Indonesia for the past twenty years. Steve is represented worldwide by the Illozoo illustration Agency. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design with a diploma in Editorial Illustration in 1992.His work has appeared in many publications and he has held numerous shows in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and India and can be found in many corporate collections (Scotia Bank, Manu-Life, OliverFinancial, Caladonia) as well as a large number of private collections. Recently Steve has become known for his highly detailed 'bird's eye view' renderings of villages, cities and rural scenes as well as his compositions of machinery and his popular flying vehicle series. http://artbysteve.squarespace.com/