Warriors B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | May 5, 2015

    Leonard Mlodinow: IMG The Fragility of Grand Discoveries



    When I was in graduate school at Berkeley I was offered a prestigious fellowship to study for a year in Germany, but I decided it would be a... Continue »
    1. $19.57 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$21.99
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
14 Remote Warehouse Art- Drawing
3 Remote Warehouse Art- Painting General

50 Robots to Draw and Paint: Create Fantastic Robot Characters for Comic, Computer Games, and Graphic Novels

by

50 Robots to Draw and Paint: Create Fantastic Robot Characters for Comic, Computer Games, and Graphic Novels Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

(back cover)

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.

  • Learn the core skills for rendering robots: where to find inspiration; how to draw and color your work using a range of media; techniques for adding detail like electrical circuits, machinery, and weapons.
  • The main section of the book is a directory of 50 robot designs to copy, each featuring step-by-step constructional drawings and instructions for shading and coloring.
  • Features a wide range of robot styles, from simple tin men to sophisticated tank destroyers, and includes ten super-simple designs to get you started.

    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.

  • Synopsis:

    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--
  • Basic robots, easy-to-create "starter" models
  • Wizards and alchemists
  • Clockwork robots, constructed from gears, cogs, and mechanical parts
  • Bipedal anti-tank robots engaging in future wars
  • Insect-like robots with computer brains
  • Robotic shock-troop robots for interstellar warfare

    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.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764133107
    Author:
    Thompson, Keith
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Subject:
    Comic books, strips, etc.
    Subject:
    Painting
    Subject:
    Popular Culture
    Subject:
    Drawing
    Subject:
    Techniques - Drawing - Specific Subjects
    Subject:
    Techniques - Painting - Specific Subjects
    Subject:
    robots; drawing
    Subject:
    Painting -- Technique.
    Subject:
    Drawing -- Technique.
    Subject:
    Robots
    Subject:
    Art - Drawing
    Subject:
    Art-Painting General
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    February 2006
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    128
    Dimensions:
    11 x 8.5 in 19.2 oz

    Related Subjects

    Arts and Entertainment » Art » Cartooning
    Arts and Entertainment » Art » Drawing
    Arts and Entertainment » Art » Fantasy
    Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
    Arts and Entertainment » Art » Illustration
    Arts and Entertainment » Art » Painting » General

    50 Robots to Draw and Paint: Create Fantastic Robot Characters for Comic, Computer Games, and Graphic Novels New Trade Paper
    0 stars - 0 reviews
    $21.99 In Stock
    Product details 128 pages Barron's Educational Series - English 9780764133107 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by , 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--
  • Basic robots, easy-to-create "starter" models
  • Wizards and alchemists
  • Clockwork robots, constructed from gears, cogs, and mechanical parts
  • Bipedal anti-tank robots engaging in future wars
  • Insect-like robots with computer brains
  • Robotic shock-troop robots for interstellar warfare

    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.

  • spacer
    spacer
    • back to top

    FOLLOW US ON...

         
    Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.