Where's Wally the Spectacular by Martin Handford
  

Where's Wally the Spectacular

Written by Martin Handford
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Where's Wally the Spectacular by Martin Handford

About the Author

Martin Handford

Martin Handford spent much of his childhood drawing and his earliest influences were cinema epics and playing with toy soldiers. At art college he continued to draw what he calls "busy and militarily correct battle scenes" which led to his job as a freelance illustrator specialising in drawing crowd scenes for numerous clients. Martin now gathers his inspiration from a huge variety of sources; films, visiting museums and art galleries, reading comics and books, and collecting ephemera and trivia. He is fascinated by crowds, and is attracted to their vibes, patterns and details – especially humour; "I love their movement and energy." Gradually, from all this meticulous research, the inspiration for a picture emerges, which Martin embellishes with his own ideas to create astonishing scenes. Each picture takes Martin months to draw. "As I work my way through a picture, I add Wally when I come to what I feel is a good place to hide him," he explains. Read more about the author here.

photo © Martin Handford

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Format

Hardback

Author

Martin Handford
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Author's Website

www.findwally.co.uk/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd February 2011

ISBN

9781406333329


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