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Contest: The Art of Monsters University Giveaway

Pixar News is back from vacation! In celebration of passing 1,113 followers on Twitter while on vacation, we are giving away a copy of The Art of Monsters University! The art of book is a must have for any Pixar fan, including colorscripts, concept art, and much more from Pixar’s latest animated feature.

8_ScareSchool_ColorExploration_DiceTsutsumi_Digital_2010The contest winner will be notified via email 48 hours after the end of the contest. The contest will be closed midnight on the night of the 22nd and is open to all countries aged 13 and over. Good luck and be sure to enter everyday for a more chances of winning!

Contest Closed

Gorgeous New Monsters University Concept Art

Though you’ll have to wait another couple of months for The Art of Monsters University, Disney has released a batch of beautiful concept art from Monsters University


Monsters University college age Mike concept sketch, Ricky Nierva, marker, 2010
Courtesy of Pixar Animation Studios © 2013 Disney•Pixar.

With work from several artists including Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo, the group of work provides a great range of concept art from early pencil sketches to digital paintings. Be sure to check them out after the break! Continue reading

‘The Art of Monsters University’ available for preorder

Updated 2/28: The Pixar Daily noticed that the cover for The Art of Monsters University has been changed, see it below:


Original Post: The Art of Monsters University is now available for pre-order on Amazon! Continuing in the long standing Pixar tradition of ‘Art of’ books from Pixar, you can bet on seeing some amazing content in Pixar’s latest. The book also includes a preface by John Lasseter and Pete Docter alongside a foreword by Monsters University director Dan Scanlon.

From Amazon:

“Featuring the concept art that went into the film’s creation; from character studies and sculpts to colour scripts, storyboards and more, The Art of Monsters University also includes behind-the-scenes interviews with the film’s many artists.”

Current Cover for the Art of Monsters University

Current Cover for the Art of Monsters University

The Art of Monsters University will be released on June 1st 2013 with the movie coming 20 days later on the 21st.