101 Top Tips for Fantasy Painters

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This art instruction manual takes the form of a master class for artists who are intent on perfecting their style as fantasy-theme illustrators. Supplemented with vivid and instructive illustrations for every related topic, the book's teaching units include--

  • Sketching and Drawing-- developing concepts, rough sketching and detailed drawing, descriptive drawing, digital drawing, anatomy of both real and fantasy figures
  • Composition and Concepts-- using basic shapes to lay out an image, processing sketches, designing fantasy creatures, armor, spacecraft, vehicles, weaponry, landscapes, and architecture for fantasy worlds
  • Using Color-- watercolors, ink-line and wash, inks, acrylics, digital media
  • The Devil is in the Details-- filters, texture, physical and digital, balance
  • Art Master Class-- speed painting, portrait sketching, understanding light, coloring graphic novel illustrations
  • Finishing Touches-- presentation techniques, adjusting color balance and tone
    101 Top Tips for Fantasy Painters is the ultimate resource for both newcomers to fantasy art and experienced artists looking to promote their artwork in the professional arena. More than 400 illustrations.
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    Fantasy painting, which has long been a vibrant and thriving genre in the visual arts, offers a unique challenge to artists. It demands technical skill, a rich imagination, and, most important, the ability to convey the illusion of fantasy convincingly to your audience.

    101 Top Tips for Fantasy Painters aims to demystify the process of creating fantasy art, whether you're painting visionary landscapes, dynamic characters, or a split-second moment in a cinematic action scene. Acclaimed fantasy artist Kevin Crossley distills a lifetime of honing his craft into 101 illuminating tips and practical techniques. He also draws on the work of several other leading fantasy artists to demonstrate the many imaginative possibilities available to students of fantasy art.

    101 Top Tips for Fantasy Painters covers every detail, starting with preparation, materials, and finding inspiration, and going on to instruct in technique, composition, and color. Instruction covers both digital and traditional art media. Suitable for both newcomers taking their first steps in the fantasy field as well as more experienced artists looking to launch their artwork into the professional arena, 101 Top Tips for Fantasy Painters is an accessible and comprehensive guide that will show you how to produce fantasy art of the highest professional quality.

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  • Contributors include Liam Sharp, Greg Staples, Aly Fell, Matt Dixon, and Manon
  • You'll find tips on tools and equipment, sketching and drawing, concepts and composition, using light and color, and creating portraits, landscapes, and fantasy creatures
  • Instructs in both traditional and digital art techniques

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    THE AUTHOR
    Kevin Crossley has worked in the video game industry for many years, where he provided in-game and concept art for a wide range of titles. He began his freelance career in 2003, contributing both art and stories to numerous science fiction and fantasy publications.
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    Kevin Crossley worked for fifteen years in the video games industry, providing fantasy art for many titles. His work currently appears in Imagine FX magazine.

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