You have no items in your shopping cart.
Mario. Mega Man. Sonic. Zelda. Pac-Man. Donkey Kong. These classic characters are burned into the collective consciousness of an entire generation, thanks to countless hours spent at pizza parlors and bowling alleys across the globe. Over 180 artists from around the world interpret beloved retro video games, across a variety of mediums, from paintings to sculptures. This exclusive bundle features two books (the original best-selling iam8bit book + it’s sequel, Super iam8bit) with 320 pages of gorgeous, full-color artwork — a collector’s dream! This is the final printing of each of these books, so don’t miss this opportunity!
i am 8-bit: Art Inspired by Classic Video Games of the '80's and SUPER iam8bit: More Art Inspired By Classic Video Games Of The '80s now available as a bundle.
i am 8-bit: Art Inspired by Classic Video Games of the '80's by Jon M. Gibson
Pac-Man. Frogger. Super Mario Bros. These classic video games are burned into the collective consciousness of an entire generation, thanks to countless hours spent at pizza parlors and bowling alleys across the country. Now artists such as Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup, and Ashley Wood put their memories to paper, canvas, and wood to create original works of art inspired by the art of the videogame. Chuck Klosterman shares his thoughts in his distinctively insightful and entertaining style in a foreword on how videogames created a new playground for artistic expression. With more than 100 thought-provoking, amusing, and simply fun pieces of original art, i am 8-bit is a pixelated stroll down memory lane.
SUPER iam8bit: More Art Inspired By Classic Video Games Of The '80s by Jon M. Gibson, Amanda White, Taylor Harrington & Nick Ahrens
A follow-up to the original iam8bit book, more than 80 artists remix their retro gaming fantasies, employing a variety of techniques, from paint to sculpture, all inspired by the magical era that was the '80s arcade and console scene.