Until you’ve consumed all of the best Fantasy Art books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Masters and Legends of Fantasy Art, 2nd Expanded Edition: Techniques for Drawing, Painting & Digital Art from Fantasy Legends (Fox Chapel Publishing) Dozens of In-Depth Interviews & Workshops (2018)
- 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 (2014)
- How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps: Step by Step Cartography for Gamers and Fans (2015)
- Fantasy Art Drawing Skills: All the Art Techniques, Demonstrations, and Short Cuts You Need to Master Fantasy Art (2012)
- Fantasy (Harlequin Temptation Blaze #675) (1998)
- How to Draw and Paint Fantasy Architecture: From Ancient Citadels and Gothic Castles to Subterranean Palaces and Floating Fortresses (2010)
- Fantasy World-Building: A Guide to Developing Mythic Worlds and Legendary Creatures (Dover Art Instruction) (2019)
- The Princess and the Frog Read-Along Storybook and CD (2010)
- The Seven Towers (Firebird Fantasy) (2009)
- Spectrum 25: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art (2018)
- The lost art of how to draw fantasy females (2012)
Masters and Legends of Fantasy Art, 2nd Expanded Edition: Techniques for Drawing, Painting & Digital Art from Fantasy Legends (Fox Chapel Publishing) Dozens of In-Depth Interviews & Workshops (2018)
Uncover the secrets of the fantasy art masters! Masters and Legends of Fantasy Art, 2nd Expanded Edition is the ultimate guide to fantasy, sci-fi, and comic art techniques, advice, and theory.
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 (2014)
Artists interested in graphic novels, comic book illustration, or computer game graphics will find a veritable course load of instruction in this mega-fantasy art manual.
The power of creation is at your fingertips!Orcs prepare for battle against high Elves, Dwarves retreat to the mountains and men march to the sea to reclaim crumbling fortresses. Fortunes are decided. Kingdoms are lost. Entire worlds are created. This book will teach you to bring your fictional realm to life with simple step-by-step instructions on how to draw authentic fantasy maps.
Fantasy Art Drawing Skills: All the Art Techniques, Demonstrations, and Short Cuts You Need to Master Fantasy Art (2012)
This self-teaching course instructs beginning and intermediate artists in methods for creating fantasy characters of all kinds, from the classic fairy princess, to witches, wizards, monsters, and aliens from outer space. As important as the fantasy characters themselves are the worlds where they live, whether on space stations, in enchanted forests, dream castles, or on alien planets.
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How to Draw and Paint Fantasy Architecture: From Ancient Citadels and Gothic Castles to Subterranean Palaces and Floating Fortresses (2010)
Advice and instruction from a leading fantasy illustrator guides art students who intend to pursue careers illustrating computer games, children’s books, graphic novels, and other related media. This book’s opening chapter analyzes traditional architectural shapes that include arches, columns, towers, vaults, and buttresses.
Fantasy World-Building: A Guide to Developing Mythic Worlds and Legendary Creatures (Dover Art Instruction) (2019)
When artists and designers explore or create a fictional setting, the milieu must be completely fleshed out, explained, and designed. In this book, comic and gaming art veteran Mark A. Nelson explores and demonstrates his methods for fashioning visually stunning, believable environments for fantasy creatures and characters.
Set in Jazz Age New Orleans, The Princess and the Frog introduces Tiana, a young African-American girl who dreams of owning her own restaurant. Just in time for Christmas, Walt Disney Animation Studio’s newest release is an unforgettable tale of love and enchantment, filled with amazing new songs and plenty of Cajun charm.
They are seven players in a game of deadly magic? Eltiron, Prince of Sevarin; Crystalorn, Princess of Barinash; Ranlyn, the desert rider; Jermain, the outlaw; Vandaris, the soldier; Carachel, the Wizard-King; and Amberglas, the sorceress. Each of them has a secret, and each fights his or her part in the thrilling battle that has put seven kingdoms on the very edge of destruction. Filled with wit, swordplay, humor, and intrigue, this early novel is one of Patricia C. Wrede?s best.
The best-selling Spectrum series―often imitated but never equaled―continues with this lavishly produced 25th annual. Spectrum is the premier showcase for imaginative fantastic arts in the book, comic, film, horror, illustration, sculpture, conceptual art, fine art and video-game genres. With exceptional images by extraordinary creators, this elegant, full-color collection showcases an international cadre of creators working in every style and medium―both traditional and digital.
A step by step, fun and easy, informal guide to drawing the fantasy female figure, for the beginner .The author has put forth a simplified presentation of an uncomplicated approach to drawing the female fantasy form . It is filled with lots of easy to follow diagrams and drawings . It also includes advice , practical tips and instruction on how to draw the fantasy female , using a basic three step method .
Best Fantasy Art Books You Must Read
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Arthur Machen -- Weaver of Fantasy
Author(s): William F. Gekle
ID: 3542202, Publisher: Otbebookpublishing, Year: 2022, Size: 553 Kb, Format: epub
John Howe's Ultimate Fantasy Art Academy: Inspiration, approaches and techniques for drawing and painting the fantasy realm
Author(s): John Howe
ID: 3198364, Publisher: David & Charles, Year: 2021, Size: 225 Mb, Format: epub
Draw Like an Artist: 100 Fantasy Creatures and Characters
Author(s): Metheney, Brynn;
ID: 2829611, Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA, Year: 2020, Size: 20 Mb, Format: epub
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