Painting the Ice Bear

A Visual Investigation of Polar Bears

Mark Adlington

Painting the Ice Bear

Mark Adlington

Distributed for Unicorn Press Ltd

160 pages | 150 color plates | 9 x 10 1/2
Cloth $37.95 ISBN: 9781910787366 Published May 2017 For Sale in USA and Canada Only

Fascinated from the outset by all things wild, Mark Adlington has travelled the globe, seeking out, observing and painting many of the rarest, most breathtaking animals on the planet. Combining intensive onsite work and preparation with countless subsequent hours in the studio creating his images, Adlington has become one of the most popular wildlife painters working today.

This stunning quarter bound edition brings together more than one hundred of Adlington's images of polar bears, following the world s largest land predator from cub to maturity both above and below the water. The product of countless trips to wildlife reserves in northern Europe and the frozen expanses of the Arctic, these images are engaging and powerful in equal measure, as Adlington brilliantly conveys the many, and often contrasting aspects of this most charismatic of animal icons.

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"This stunning quarter bound edition brings together more than one hundred of Adlington’s images of polar bears, following the world’s largest land predator from cub to maturity both above and below the water. The product of countless trips to wildlife reserves in northern Europe and the frozen expanses of the Arctic, these images are engaging and powerful in equal measure, as Adlington brilliantly conveys the many, and often contrasting aspects of this most charismatic of animal icons."
Gordon Buchanan, wildlife film-maker and presenter
"This is a beautiful book which goes a long way to portraying the polar bear in all its dimensions."
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