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Illuxcon 2010, Altoona
Petar will be attending the Illuxcon 2010 held in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
http://www.illuxcon.com/frontpage

He will take part in the Showcase Event that will be held from 7 pm until 11 pm on Friday, November 12th, and from 9 am until noon on Saturday, November 13th.

A few original oil paintings will be displayed and offered for sale (please, see the images of the paintings below). Also there will be a selection of Petar’s original Tarzan comic pages as well as the original drawings and sketches and a number of oil/acrylic illustrations on paper from his book King Arthur and the Knights of Round Table. All displayed work will be for sale. Beside the original work Petar will present a limited number of copies of his book The Legend of Steel Bashaw, recently published by Flesk Publications.
Tarzan page 2
Tarzan page 3
Svjatogor
The Knight and the dwarfs


 
The Legend of Steel Bashaw – US edition
The Legend of Steel Bashaw has been published in the US by Flesk Publications, a renowned publisher of sophisticated art books. This edition contains “The Making of…” section which includes many preliminary sketches and drawings accompanied by the text lines describing the process of creation of the book. This is 64 pages book with more then 70 illustrations. To learn more about this book and to see the page samples, please go to www.fleskpublications.com/publications/petar-meseldzija.

The Legend of Steel Bashaw US


 
Bron van verbeelding / Source of imagination – The sketchbook of Petar Meseldžija


This is a 364 pages book showing a selection of Petar’s black and white art, created during the last 30 years and ranging from early comic drawings to old and recent sketches and preliminary drawings to life drawings and nude studies. The introductory text is printed in Dutch and English language. The sketchbook is published by Uitgeverij Xtra, from the Netherlands.

To order the book, please go to the publisher’s website www.uitgeverijxtra.nl or contact the publisher through This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




 
The US edition of The Legend of Steel Bashaw coming soon!!!
This is fantastic news!

The Legend of Steel Bashaw is going to be published in the United States in August 2010 by Flesk Publications, a renowned American publisher of beautiful, sophisticated, high quality art books. The US edition will be smaller in size then the Serbian edition, but it will have more pages and more art. It will be enriched by “The Making of…” bonus section, which will contain many sketches and preparatory drawings accompanied with the text lines describing the process of creation of the book. For more information about the upcoming Flesk edition of The Legend of Steel Bashaw, and other Flesk publications, please go to
http://fleskpublications.com/publications/petar-meseldzija/

The Legend of Steel Bashaw US


Beside that, Flesk Publications recently posted an Interview with Petar on their website. This interview covers what The Legend of Steel Bashaw is about, and about Petar's painting techniques and his approach to art and the making of. To read the interview please go to
http://fleskpublications.com/news/interviews/meseldzija-interview.html


 
STRIPBEURS BREDA 2010 (COMIC CON BREDA 2010)
 Petar Meseldžija will be attending this year’s Stripbeurs Breda on 6 & 7 March in the Nederlands. He will be at the Uitgeverij Xtra booth for most of the show promoting and selling his new Sketchbook and copies of the Serbian Edition of his The Legend of Steel Bashaw. There will also be a small exhibition of his work, including some Giclee prints and an original painting. He will also spend an hour or two at Flesk Publication booth.




 
Spectrum The Exhibition

The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art 

 

One of Petar’s paintings from his book “Legenda o Bas-Celiku (The Legend of Steel Bashaw)” has been included in the prestigious Spectrum Exhibition.

 

"Spectrum" is on display at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, New York. Featuring the best contemporary "fantastic" art from renowned fantasy, science fiction, horror, and surreal artists from around the world. September 1 through October 17, 2009. 

 

Please visit the following link for more information on this exhibition: http://www.societyillustrators.org/museum/spectrum.cms

The Legend of Steel Bashaw 10

 

 
Spectrum Gold Award for the "Giants"

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Petar is happy to announce that one of the paintings from his book "The Legend of Steel Bashaw" has received the prestigious Spectrum 16 Gold Award. All of the art selected bu the Spectrum judges will be included in the book Spectrum 16: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art to be published by Underwood Books in October, 2009.

Please visit the following link for more information on this Spectrum competition:
http://www.spectrumfantasticart.com


 
Legenda o Baš-Čeliku (The Legend of Steel Bashaw)

The Legend of Steel Bashaw

Finally! After many years of hard work Petar is proud to present his long awaited book “Legenda o Baš-Čeliku” (The Legend of Steel Bashaw).

It is a story based on a well known Serbian folk tale “Baš-Čelik”. The book is published by ZMAJ, a publisher from Novi Sad, Serbia.

It is an oversized (40×29 cm / 16×11 1/2 inch), luxurious, 48 page book, printed on a glossy, 170 gr. Kunstdruck paper.

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World of Legends and Fantasy

World of Legends and Fantasy

This is a numbered, limited edition map which contains 6 beautiful prints of Petar's most favourite paintings. There are only 500 copies available.

One of the six prints in each map is signed by the artist.

If you would like to own one of the copies of this map, please contact the publisher.

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