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50 Robots to Draw and Paint: Create Fantastic Robot Characters for Comic, Computer Games, and Graphic Novelsby Keith Thompson
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Learn how to draw awe-inspiring robots for comic books, graphic novels, and computer games. From terrifying Victorian clockwork creations to the dark future’s most lethal war machines, this book helps you bring cold life to your robot art.
Keith Thompson is a renowned illustrator and conceptual designer who specializes in fantasy and science fiction art. His surreal and innovative work has been featured in numerous books and magazines around the world, and is also available to buyers as fine-art prints. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.
The ability to render eye-catching, convincing robots is a vital skill for artists who design computer games or illustrate graphic novels and comic books. This book presents 50 robot designs for artists to copy, and then embellish with their own creative flourishes. Each design features step-by-step constructional drawings, with instructions for shading and coloring. Among them are--
Readers will also find advice on effective storytelling, avoiding simplistic clich©s, seeking out constructive criticism, and maintaining productive work habits. More than 200 instructive color illustrations.
About the Author
Keith Thompson's illustrations have been featured in numerous books and magazines around the world, with many others available to buyers as fine-art prints. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.
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