How to Draw and Paint Science Fiction Art

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From conception to finished picture, this book provides a comprehensive approach to the art of science fiction. You will discover how to convert your imaginings into dynamic imagery. The major media from pencil and acrylics to digital software are represented with clear step-by-step instructions to guide you each step of the way. Discover how to plan, conceptualize, and render; how to create special effects; how to make your finished compositions come alive. Inspirational and practical, this is a creative resource packed with all the ideas, tips, and techniques you need to master the art of drawing and painting future worlds.

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A complete course in building your own futurescapes and characters, from scientific marvels to dark, dystopian visions.

From conception to finished picture, this book provides a comprehensive approach to the art of science fiction. You will discover how to convert your vision into dynamic imagery.


  • The major media from pencil and acrylics to digital software are represented with clear step-by-step instructions to guide you each step of the way.
  • Discover how to plan, conceptualize, and render; how to create special effects; and how to make your finished compositions come alive.
  • Inspirational and practical, this is a creative resource packed with all the ideas, tips, and techniques you need to master the art of drawing and painting future worlds.

    GEOFF TAYLOR's artistic skills range from traditional painting and sculpting to digital painting and 3D modeling. He has experience in graphic design, art direction clothing design, editorial illustration, and vinyl toy design. He has worked as an instructor at the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts and the Rydan Workshop, and his works have appeared in fine art galleries. He previously worked at Disney Interactive Studios, and did concept design for Microsoft and the Vancouver Canucks hockey franchise.

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    Geoff Taylor is a freelance concept artist and illustrator based out of Vancouver, Canada. He is also an instructor at the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts. He has provided concept art for Disney Interactive Studios and Microsoft Games Studios. He has provided concept visualisation for The National Hockey League (Vancouver Canucks). He has also acted as a design consultant for various clothing and environmental companies. Geoff holds a bachelor's degree in illustration for the Ontario College of Art and Design and a Diploma specialising in game art and design from the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts.

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