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The Compendium of Fantasy Art Techniques

The Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Fantasy Worlds, Mystical Characters, and the Creatures of Your Own Worst Nightmares

Published: October 2014
SKU: 9781438004419

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Learn the skills and techniques needed to become a fantasy art master!

Whether you’re interested in graphic novels, comic book illustration, DND campaign designs, or computer game graphics, this art book is a necessary resource. This mega-fantasy art manual presents easy-to follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations that teaches readers the essential techniques for creating the fantasy world of their dreams. A perfect gift for adults or children looking to hone their drawing and painting skills, this art guide includes content for:

  • Drawing & Painting Fantasy Landscapes and Cityscapes—Award-winning science fiction and fantasy artist Rob Alexander instructs readers on creating landscapes that evoke myths and legends, lost empires, futuristic planets, dramatic dreamscapes, underwater worlds, and subterranean cities
  • Drawing & Painting Fantasy Beasts—Kevin Walker covers basic anatomical forms of animals in nature, then teaches the reader how to distort these shapes to create fantastic beasts from literature and legend, double-headed sea monsters and serpents, satyrs, centaurs, dragons, and demons
  • Drawing & Painting Fantasy Figures—Noted fantasy artist Finlay Cowen coaches students in the creation of heroes and heroines, villains and wizards, dragons, and manlike beasts

Along with a review of essential tools and techniques, tips for developing ideas, and gallery after gallery of more than 650 stunning images, this comprehensive drawing book is an incredible value for fantasy artists of all levels. Learn the artist’s way of bringing new fantasy worlds to life! 

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Size: 8.50 in x 11 in
  • Pages: 288
  • Case Count: 16
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