The Fantasy Illustrator's Technique Book : From Creating Characters to Selling Your Work, Learn the Skills of the Professional Fantasy Artist Paperback
From conception to publication, the fantasy artist uses his skills to create magical, mythical and monstrous characters and worlds of wonders.
This indispensible book gives a thorough grounding in fantasy art techniques.
You can: discover where to look for inspiration; know how to visualize the unreal; learn to interpret narrative; bend orthodox rules of anatomy, perspective, and composition to create dynamic effects; and, render and colour your work using pencils, paint and pixels.
You can also experiment with genres and create extraordinary characters and settings, from gothic kingdoms to futuristic citadels.
You'll learn to depic dynamic action sequences, and produce special effects such as mystical fog, infernal fire and pixie dust.
Discover how to become a professional fantasy artist, with advice on tailoring your art to different markets, from comic books and graphic novels to computer games.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, 350+ colour illustrations
- Publisher: David & Charles
- Publication Date: 27/04/2007
- Category: Illustration
- ISBN: 9780715326862
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Review by maxwestart
A very handy book. It explains the basics of making marks, working with water soluble paints, and also how to think up ideas.<br/><br/>If fantasy art is your cup of tea, this book is a handy starting point.