Ramayana, all other potential book proposals hit the back burner. I was hooked on this epic . that Ravana’s plan had a divine loophole: Ravana only asked. 2 Mar Sanjay Patel’s Ramayana: Divine Loophole is a retelling of the classic Hindu myth with the addition of cheerfully stylized cartoon graphics that. 19 Feb Ramayana: Divine Loophole. Sanjay Patel’s take on the classic Sanskrit epic is refreshing and engaging. Adapted and written in a lighter prose.

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The word count may be reduced, but the author has provided something in exchange for this. And what’s compelling about mythology is that it’s actually really potent and timeless and filled with archetypes.

What was it like revisiting this ancient epic in a fresh, accessible way? And Brad had written it very loosely and I came up with all these ideas and Brad looked ramsyana them and his reaction was: Undoubtedly simplified and summarised to its essential, the story does not lose fascination, and is definitely intriguing and appealing the reader who, having no or little knowledge of Hindu mythology, would like to have an introduction to part of it.

Write a product review. What we want it to feel like is a small appetizer with all of these small sequences adding up to a full meal.

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Get to Know Us. Each entry is accompanied by stunningly beautiful art comprised of a geometric style which utilizes a wide range of vibrant colours. And so when I started reading the RamayanaI thought there was true substance. Vector drawings are very time consuming because it involves plotting and joining points using a graphic software to form countless lines.

For someone like me who knows nothing about any Hindu stories, I felt like I know a lot more after reading this book. This is a terrific read Dec 14, Marsha rated it it was amazing.


Ramayana: Divine Loophole

More pictures at parkablogs. He concludes the book with several pages of his sketches, and a description of how he put the story together my favorite of the “extras”. Unsurprising since Sanjay Patel works for Pixar.

I only wish the story was more fleshed out and detailed! Now my biggest hurdle will be pronouncing everything somewhat correctly. Basically you have to draw the draft and redraw everything again in vector with the scanned draft.

What we were taught to practice at CalArts was this notion of appeal, and, ideally, just making something that’s arresting. Want to Read saving…. This is a beautiful animated version by Sanjay Patel, a gifted cinema animator who worked on this project in his free time as a labour of love.

Growing impatient Loolhole decides to fight Rama one on one and it is epic.

Besides being the perfect story to read to kids of a certain age, The Ramayana has ramajana a favorite of my coffee table books. Jun 09, Lori rated it it was amazing. Ravana does steal Sita and the chariot flies her away screaming the God Jatayu in the form of an eagle tries to save Sita and Ravana chops off his wing and flies away.

Contact You can reach me here. May 12, Jenaya rated it really liked it Shelves: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology’s best-loved and most enduring tales. Add all three to Cart. I highly recommend it! Sanjay Patel’s take on the classic Sanskrit epic is refreshing and engaging. Chris Landreth Talks ‘Subconscious Password’.

There ensues an epic battle across the Indian subcontinent with cosmic weapons and flying mountains. Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying monkey gods, magic weapons, demon armies, and divine love, Ramayana tells the story of Rama, a god-turned-prince, and his quest to rescue Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology’s best-loved and most enduring tales.


Jun 18, Gretchen rated it it was amazing. This book is beautiful. This is an epic tale and from what I gather from the introduction, the author of this version, Sanjay Patel, has streamlined the story.

Sep 10, Emma rated it it was amazing. Divine Loophole is a great introduction to the Hindu Mythos, It tells the tale of the God Rama and his search the rescue his wife Sita who was capture by the demon Ravana.

Each page is filled with scenes of glorious colours — nothing less for this colourful tale. The epic itself is about the life of Vishnu in his human avatar of Rama. Sanjay Patel Talks ‘Ramayana: Pretty fun to look at.

Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 15 dibine. Divine Loophole Chronicle Bookswhich is of particular interest to the animation community. The final third of the book is devoted to listing and giving further information on the gods, sages, warriors, animals and demons that were named throughout. Divine Loophole’ Pixar animator Sanjay Patel discusses his new illustrated book devoted to The Ramayanaone of Hindu mythology’s most powerful and enduring tales.

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Lines and paragraphs break automatically. The author didn’t pretend to anything more, and his hope that this book would be a good entry point to a more intensive study of Hindu myths is spot on — I definitely want to read more now. Nov 02, Jami Sweeney rated it it was amazing. Skip to main content. One of the most amazing children’s books I have ever read.