Art of Uncharted 2

Art of Uncharted 2

June’s book of the month is a great collection of work from Naughty Dog’s mega hit, Uncharted 2.  This book is great because of the amount AND variety of work represented here.  There’s tons of concept paintings (environments, characters, creatures and objects), great model shots (high poly, low poly, textured and untextured), level shots, scribbles, texture maps and even developer notes.  This might be one of the more complete art books (of a game) that I’ve seen in a long time.  It’s also organized really well which probably doesn’t seem like a “huge” plus but the book is 270 pages and it’s packed with art…so organization is actually quite helpful when you’re culling threw that much work!  Here’s probably the most remarkable thing about the book, not only is the work extremely broad (so many different disciplines represented) but there’s not a bad piece in the whole book!  Cover to cover, the work is awesome…it’s real testament to Naughty Dog’s art department.  So check it out, you won’t be disappointed…