Official Press Release
San Diego, CA (February 10, 2005) Ashley Wood has earned a legion of fans in both the worlds of fine art and comic books. He translates his unique vision into a mesmerizing mix of pencils, paint, digital manipulation, and innovative styling that defies description, and his consistently amazing work is known worldwide.
Now, with Sencilla Fanta, Ash's fans have the rare opportunity to get a glimpse of the creative process behind each masterpiece. This huge, large format sketchbook is filled with ideas, illustrations, and drafts of Ash's voluminous body of work, presented in their rawest form. Never have we been afforded a clearer view of Ash's artistic mind!
"Sencilla Fanta is a hefty 320 pages of my drawings and ideas," says Ashley Wood. "A true inside look at how the process starts."
Sencilla Fanta (ISBN: 1-932382-97-6) will be released by IDW Publishing in April 2005. It's 8.5" x 11'' and contains 320 black and white pages with a full color cover, and retails for $40.00.
IDW PUBLISHING is a division of Idea + Design Works, LLC, a revolutionary creative service company with a wide range of clients. Among their best-selling titles are CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith's 30 Days of Night: Bloodsucker Tales; Konami's Metal Gear Solid; and GrimJack: Killer Instinct. Columbia Pictures has optioned the movie rights to 30 Days of Night, with Sam Raimi attached to produce. Konami is producing a video game based on CVO: Covert Vampiric Operations. Dimension Films has optioned the movie rights to Wake The Dead and Hyde. Paramount Pictures has optioned the movie rights to Aleister Arcane.