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WW1 Aircraft Book: Knights in Canvas: The Aviation Art of James Dietz
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Brand: Aeronaut
MPN: 9781935881049
Period: WWI
UPC: 9781935881049

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Knights in Canvas: The Aviation Art of James Dietz

For many years award-winning artist James Dietz has been one of the most esteemed painters of WWI aviation. Now enjoy his striking aviation art collected in one volume! Lavishly illustrated, this book features 74 full-color paintings by Jim that bring WWI aviation to life. More than a dozen respected WWI aviation authors contribute to the story with chapters providing the background for the paintings to increase your understanding and appreciation of Jim's exceptional work. In a well-illustrated chapter, Jim discusses how he creates his art using two recent paintings as examples. With forward by Sir Peter Jackson, renowned producer of the stunning Lord of the Rings trilogy. • 74 Full color paintings by Jim Dietz • 169 WWI-era black & white photos • 27 color photos of museum and reproduction aircraft • Chapters by Javier Arango, Lance Bronnenkant, Jay Broze, Jon Guttman, Ted Hamady, Adrian Hellwig, Colin Owers, Mike O'Neal, Stephen Skinner, Greg VanWyngarden, & Paolo Varriale Hard-bound, 176 pages, 8.5" by 11" page size, landscape format

Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Aeronaut Books; First Edition edition (2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1935881043
ISBN-13: 978-1935881049