Gargoyles and Medieval Monsters Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Books)
Publish Date: 1998-01-13
Author: A. G. Smith
Throughout history artists have portrayed bizarre, unearthly creatures from the dark side of the imagination. The Middle Ages was a particularly prolific era for such depictions. This remarkable coloring book features dozens of mythical animals and monsters. Lurking within the pages of this fabulous bestiary are 45 extraordinary images, waiting to be brought to vivid life with crayons or other coloring media by inspired artists of all ages. The illustrations include finely detailed dragons, winged dogs, demons, lions, griffins, a bull, unicorn, eagle, and various other beasts. Sources for these skillfully adapted images range from The Book of Kells and the works of Drer, de Vinci, and other artists to Viking stone reliefs and the architecture of Notre Dame, Rouen, and other cathedrals. Coloring book enthusiasts and anyone interested in monsters and mythical beings will delight in this splendid collection of captivating creatures.