Video cover art book vhs

Later versions of the laserdisc cover were altered to. Screeners and rental only covers are included as well. His upcoming book vhs video cover art is apt to help answer that question, and in the process, display a most radical gallery of some of the most vibrant, arresting and downright awesome video cover artwork ever to grace uk rental shelves. Apr 30, 2015 this craze brought with it a new art form that of the home video cover. Video cover art, the upcoming hardcover art book from schiffer publishing. Written and curated by tom the dude designs hodge, poster artist. Make sure to give me a thumbs up if you liked this video, and subscribe for. Blank vhs tape covers were actually kind of beautiful. New book on the totally awesome vhs video cover art of the 80s. May 30, 2019 titled the complete history of ghoulies, the book has been written by megafan graham le neve painter, and its being vhs style cover art revealed for upcoming book the complete history. May 25, 2015 vhs video cover art is an amazing coffee table book for fans of the 80s, the vhs boom, or bmovie culture. Video cover art contains over 240 fullpage, fullcolor sleeve scans, divided into categories as allencompassing as those youd have found in the local rental shop.

You will more than likely not find a better book detailing this kind of thing nor as handsome as this wonderful hardcover collection ends up being, which makes it all the more of an essential addition to your bookshelf. Upcoming book highlights 80s and 90s vhs video cover art. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Vhs video cover art is an amazing coffee table book for fans of the 80s, the vhs boom, or bmovie culture. May 28, 2015 this book will definitely appeal to the vhs fanatics, but it will also be perfect for anyone who loves a bit of nostalgia for the days of video rentals. Video cover art is a unique and largely lost artform that represents a period of unabashed creativity. This book will definitely appeal to the vhs fanatics, but it will also be perfect for anyone who loves a bit of nostalgia for the days of video rentals. Tom hodge, aka the dude designs and the guy who created heavily vhs influenced posters for hobo with a shotgun and the heat, collected more than 200 titles for vhs video cover art. Vhs movies covers offered a new landscape for art, roughly 11 x 8. Home labs random about this is the sister site of vintage ad browser.

Curated by artist tom the dude designs hodge, who has made a name for himself with his particular brand of vhsinspired movie art, this 264page hardcover book is jampacked with over 240 fullpage video sleeves, including front, back and spine. The cover of this vhs cassette tape isnt particularly scary in and of itself, but the legend of this film was especially in the preinternet era. The new book vhs video cover art is a celebration of that nostalgiainducing art, so listen up. Thomas hodge video cover art is a unique and largely lost artform representing a period of unabashed creativity during the video rental boom of the 1980s to early 1990s. The vhs cover became a mainstay artform of the 80s and 90s, be it simple cardboard or a more elaborate plastic clamshell. Titled the complete history of ghoulies, the book has been written by megafan graham le neve painter, and its being vhs style cover art revealed for upcoming book the complete history. Tom hodge, aka the dude designs and the guy who created heavily vhsinfluenced posters for hobo with a shotgun and the heat, collected more than 200 titles for vhs video cover art. May 23, 2015 this hardcover compilation of vhs boxes and cover art is like packing an entire video store from back in the day into 1 book. Feb 14, 2012 my ode to the golden age of horror films, the 1980s, when i fondly remember trawling small, darkly lit independent video stores for the weirdest clamshellcased b movies i could find. Video cover art is a unique and largely lost artform that represents a period of unabashed creativity during the 80s and 90s video rental boom. The cover art on those boxes is now the subject of a new and highly entertaining book, vhs. He was the guy responsible for such international poster campaigns as hobo with a shotgun, the innkeepers, the sacrament and the heat among many others. Vhs style cover art revealed for upcoming book the. Vhs video cover art from schiffer publishing is a gorgeous 264 page hard back coffee table style art book celebrating the video covers from the late eighties and early nineties.

This book is truly like stepping back in time into your. Jul 24, 2015 but the new book vhs video cover art, compiled by british poster artist and graphic designer tom hodge who works under the name the dude designs, has recreated the experience of browsing dusty. Pdf vhs video cover art download full pdf book download. A succulently indulgent blend of design, illustration, typography and hilarious copywriting. Later versions of the laserdisc cover were altered to remove. Vestron video this is the singlemost important video distribution company in vhs history. Sellers will often list a batch of several disney or childrens vhs. Thanks go to john aka theflyingninja1 for buying me this book, as part of an exchange. Vestron video, a norfolk, connecticutbased company, released over 3,000. To close things out, vhs video cover art is an absolute must own. Movie covers presented at cover browser are republished within a fair use context. But the new book vhs video cover art, compiled by british poster artist and graphic designer tom hodge who works under the name the dude designs, has recreated the experience of browsing dusty. The art explodes with a succulent, indulgent blend of design, illustration, typography, and hilarious copywriting. Jul 26, 2016 vhs movies covers offered a new landscape for art, roughly 11 x 8.

Just like the video shop shelves of our memories its absolutely packed with full colour front and back artworks of hundreds of classic and not so classic vhs videos. The video cover does differ slightly from the original version, but the castle shown in the background is the same in both versions. Read on, my fellow videovores, and get ready to turn your coffee table into veritable video cover viewing. Not long ago, my wife and i watched please rewind, a documentary about the rise and fall of vhs and the underground culture of vhs collectors and was overcome by feelings of nostalgia. Published by schiffer publishing, the 264page hardcover book is like a noahs ark for 80s graphics and typography. For the artwork, the cover is detailed, although is also a far cry from the style seen in the actual movie. Video cover art is a unique and largely lost artform representi. If i had any criticism it might be that id like to see a bit more in the way of text. Compiled by tom the dude designs hodge a great movie poster artist inspired by this period, the 12. New book on the totally awesome vhs video cover art of the.

May, 2015 the cover art on those boxes is now the subject of a new and highly entertaining book, vhs. Although this article lists vhs box art first and foremost, it does include the occasional betamax cover too. And thats why its so important that things like vhs video cover art exist. You should probably read it while wearing acidwashed. Compiled by tom the dude designs hodge, it showcases nearly 300 pages worth of vhs sleeve artwork from movies made in. Not enough to distract from the pieces themselves, but id love to read some interviews with the artists or possibly even the art directors from these b movie production companies to. This hardcover compilation of vhs boxes and cover art is like packing an entire video store from back in the day into 1 book.

Thomas hodge is the author of vhs video cover art 4. Vhs style cover art revealed for upcoming book the complete. Contents are open across all countries that saw vhs releases of toho produced and distributed titles. Disney little mermaid vhs with original cover art highly. Entertainment, art and photography, vintage, film and movies format. But if anyone decides to dig up some old tapes, remember. Hodge doesnt give any information on the titles other than title, distributor, release date and artist where known but the book is still a wonderful trip back to an age that will never come around again.

See more ideas about horror films, horror and cover art. There are multiple movie tiein books that deal with art, but vhs video cover art offers something different. When searching completed listings, many sellers dont know to use the keywords original or banned cover art, so make sure those keywords are in the title and description area. May 28, 2015 buy vhs video cover art by thomas hodge isbn. Video cover art is a unique and largely lost artform representing a period of unabashed creativity during the video rental boom of the 1980s to early 1990s. Vhs video cover art author thomas hodge jonathan stryker 5. Now that vhs has given way to ondemand streaming, that art form is part of history. Over 240 fullscale, complete video sleeves in this collection of action, comedy, horror, kids, scifi, and thriller genres. Each page includes the films alternate titles, distributor, release year, and, if known, the name of the artist. Being a directtovideo title, this vhs by toho video marks the first time the anime baoh was made available. Video cover art is a unique and largely lost art form representing a period of unabashed creativity during the video rental boom of the 1980s to early 1990s. Oct 23, 2015 the cover of this vhs cassette tape isnt particularly scary in and of itself, but the legend of this film was especially in the preinternet era.

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