Anatomy for Fantasy Artists#: An Illustrator's Guide to Creating Action Figures and Fantastical Forms

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9780715320280: Anatomy for Fantasy Artists#: An Illustrator's Guide to Creating Action Figures and Fantastical Forms

An understanding of anatomy is key to producing believable fantasy art. Packed with step-by-step exercises and resources, this book will help all artists and illustrators understand the process behind movement and enable them create more dynamic artwork. Fantasy artists are unlikely to use models to draw from life but, to be successful, their creations must have a grounding in reality. This book teaches the artist the principles of anatomy, from musculature and skeletal structure through to movement. You can then develop your artistic style by breaking and bending the rules of anatomy through practical exercises and demonstrations, accompanied by incredible finished artworks. The step-by-step exercises help the artist to fully understand the subtle movements that combine to create expressions, and the flowing movements that constitute actions. This is an indispensible guide for anyone interested in improving and developing their fantasy art figures.

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Make the unreal look real with this unique guide to inventive anatomy, and discover how to create fantastical figures for graphic novels, fantasy art, sci-fi, comics, and computer games.
Learn the basics of anatomical drawing and musculature, as well as perspective and composition. Then find out how to distort, develop, and transform the figure into something monstrous, magical, super-agile, or larger than life.
Detailed artist’s reference and step-by-step instructions reveal how to build bodies that defy belief, including mighty alien warriors, kick-boxing cyber-punks, mega-muscled superheroes, and many other fantastic creatures.
Find out how to depict characters in a variety of dynamic action poses such as flying, spinning, punching, and jumping, and how to render extreme body language and unusual facial expressions.
Give flesh to your fantasy creations
More than 300 color illustrations

About the Author:

Al Davidson is the author/artist of a number of graphic novels, including The Spiral Cage, The Minotaur's Tale and Spiral Dreams. He has designed record labels and covers, and illustrated cards for Wizards of the Coast as well as teaching anatomy and figure drawing for the graphic novel for over 15 years.

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