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Drawing and Painting Fantasy Landscapes and Cityscapes

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Publisher Comments:

Artists interested in graphic novels and comic book illustration will find all the guidance and inspiration they need to draw and paint landscapes that evoke myths and legends, lost empires, futuristic planets, dramatic dreamscapes, underwater worlds, and subterranean cities. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations demonstrate techniques for rendering a wide range of fantasy features, whether working in ink, watercolor, or computer pixels. Details covered in this heavily illustrated volume include — choice of materials, with advice on getting the most from software programs . . . basics of perspective, architectural geometry, color, mood, and seasonal variations . . . landscape features, including skies, clouds, mountains, caves, deserts, snow, and water reflections . . . imagined landscapes from ancient cultures, future worlds, alien planets, undersea worlds, and surreal dreamscapes . . . cityscapes, from medieval towns to the metropolis of the future . . . famous fantasy worlds, from Atlantis to Middle Earth. This good-looking and instructive volume features a gallery of fantasy and science fiction images among its more than 200 color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Artists interested in graphic novels and comic book illustration will find all the guidance and inspiration they need to draw and paint landscapes that evoke myths and legends, lost empires, futuristic planets, dramatic dreamscapes, underwater worlds, and subterranean cities. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations demonstrate techniques for rendering a wide range of fantasy features, whether working in ink, watercolor, or computer pixels.

About the Author

Martin McKenna, an English freelance illustrator, has illustrated many books for publishers on both sides of the Atlantic, including Penguin Books, Oxford University Press, Harper Collins, and Hodder & Stoughton. He also has a long association as illustrator in the games industry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764132605
Author:
Alexander, Rob
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Contribution by:
McKenna, Martin
Contribution:
McKenna, Martin
Author:
McKenna, Martin
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Fantasy in art
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Landscapes
Subject:
fantasy; drawing
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Art - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
June 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 19.2 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Artists interested in graphic novels and comic book illustration will find all the guidance and inspiration they need to draw and paint landscapes that evoke myths and legends, lost empires, futuristic planets, dramatic dreamscapes, underwater worlds, and subterranean cities. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations demonstrate techniques for rendering a wide range of fantasy features, whether working in ink, watercolor, or computer pixels.
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