Six/Seis explores the work and sketchbooks of Spanish illustrator Jesus Cisneros. The book is broken into six sections: Themes, Series, Memory, Exploration, Accidents and Fiction. This illustration book contains a series of interviews with Jesús in both English and Spanish.
Jesús actively uses his sketchbook as a way of exploring themes including nature, animals and the human body. Notions of the mythical and imaginary are recurrent themes in his work.
The use of folklore imagery and different drawing styles and techniques are explored in this dual language book.
“I’ll begin by saying that I usually draw ‘by heart’, i.e., I am not used to having a model in front of me, whether a real one or a photograph; therefore the act of drawing is, in a way, a search in which my memory and my imagination are involved. To put it simply, when I draw a tree I am, somehow, recalling trees that I have once seen, and, at the same time, creating a new one on paper.”
This edition is perfect bound (PUR) with a white foiled cover.
230mm x 280mm (9 1/16” x 11″)
Foil cover on GF Smith Colorplan stock