• Dragons & Wizards - CD-ROM & Book

    Powerful practitioners of wizardry and dragons – those vigilant guardians of fair maidens and treasures – are featured in this exciting CD-ROM and book collection. 190 original black-and-white illustrations of smoke- and fire-breathing dragons, scaly creatures of the sea, and wizards with long beards and flowing robes.

    Image File Information: Includes 190 images scanned at 600 dpi and saved in six different formats (TIFF, PICT, EPS, BMP, as well as Internet-ready JPEG and GIF).

  • Draw & Paint Fairies in Watercolour

    This is a valuable resource of tried and tested rules for painters ready to take their fairy art more seriously: working on drawing skills, character design and most important of all, watercolour painting techniques.

    • A valuable resource of tried and tested rules for beginners and intermediate painters
    • Over 250 inspiring illustrations and beautiful artworks
    • 200 guidelines to help bring your fantasy artwork to life

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  • Dreamscapes Fantasy Worlds

    Stephanie Pui-Mun Law is here to lead you, step-by-step, through the process of creating the forests, mountains, skies, stars and vistas in which grand fantasy adventures occur.

    • Follow along with tips, techniques and 20 step-by-step demonstrations to create the dark shadows of an enchanted forest, the twisting branches of an Elven home, the glowing light of a magic portal and more!
    • From basic watercolour techniques to beautiful finished pieces, learn how to pick the right paper and tools, how to paint many different watercolour effects and how to put it all together to bring your fantasy settings to life
    • Get inspired by Stephanie's signature style and beautiful images

  • Fairies in Colored Pencil

    Fairies in Colored Pencil is the perfect resource for both beginning and advanced artists, inspiring detailed fairy artwork for the fantasy enthusiast in us all. The book features:

    • A variety of drawing and coloured pencil techniques to help bring fantasy creations to life
    • A sketchbook of various kinds of fairies, as well as an assortment of physical characteristics, including wing types
    • Step-by- step projects help guide artists, first with creating individual fairies in graphite and coloured pencil and then progressing to full artwork that includes fantasy settings and backgrounds
    • Colour mixing and blending is introduced and explained, as well as shading and perspective
    • Templates can be photocopied or scanned to use over and over again

  • Fantastic Dragons and How to Draw Them

    Delve deep into the magical world of Tom Kidd, and learn to draw and the fascinating, beautiful and dangerous species that wander through it: dragons.

    One of the world's leading fantasy artists, he will help you master the art of sketching and illustrating these fire-breathing beasts through his how-to-art exercises, accompanied by his fascinating advice and the techniques used by professionals like himself to draw these mystical creatures. In addition, a stunning visual library is included, breaking down the basic outlines and features of the dragon anatomy from scales and wings to talons and teeth.

    From there, morph this precious-looking book into your very own sketchbook-journal and record and design your own fierce creations on the interactive pages inside. Stick and paste inspiring photographs and drawings onto the pages, work little sketches onto the plain sheets, and paint the amazing minute details that appear on your fierce serpent's form - this will be your personal and ultimate notebook journaling your dragon adventure. If you're nervous about drawing freehand dragons right away, helpful bound-in templates are included for you to scan or trace while you build your confidence.

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  • How to Draw Fantasy Creatures

    Learn how to draw vampires, fairies, dragons and monsters using this fun and easy step-by-step method. Starting with simple shapes, popular artists show how easy it is to develop circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into an exciting selection of fantastical. If you have never drawn before, this is definitely the book for you and there is a lot here to inspire more experienced artists too.

    • Over 130 step-by-step drawings
    • A fantastic selection of fantasy creatures
    • Easy methods and great results

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  • How to Draw Grimm's Dark Tales, Fables & Folklore

    Guides artists through the process of drawing, painting and digitally illustrating the dark and mysterious characters of legend and lore – good and bad.

    Beginning with information on the necessary tools and materials, artists will learn basic drawing concepts and techniques for achieving proper proportion and perspective, shading, creating volume and rendering such textures as skin, hair, fur and fabric. A variety of step-by-step projects provide clear, easy-to-understand instructions for drawing well-recognized characters

    Throughout the book, informative sidebars and introductions reveal the history of each character, as well as the origin of their grim tales, symbolism and variations in their stories.

  • How to Draw: Dinosaurs in Simple Steps

    The step-by-step way to learn how to draw a fantastic collection of dinosaurs. There is no text – just simple shapes built up in clear stages little by little.

    The two-colour line illustrations make the drawing process simple, highlighting every stage and final images show what colours the dinosaurs may have been. You do not have to know how to draw to use this book. Rather the projects will build up your skills and give you the confidence you need to create your own drawings.

    It is a great source of ideas and an inspiration for anyone wanting to draw these fascinating creatures.

  • How to Draw: Manga Boys in Simple Steps

    Drawing boys is a very popular subject within the manga genre and this book is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the basics of creating these delightful characters.

    • 28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of Manga-style male figures
    • Suitable for adults and children of all ages and abilities

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  • How to Draw: Manga Girls in Simple Steps

    Drawing girls is a very popular subject within the manga genre and this book is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the basics of creating these delightful characters.

    • 28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of Manga-style female figures
    • Suitable for adults and children of all ages and abilities

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  • How to Draw: Monsters in Simple Steps
    This introduction to drawing monsters completely demystifies the drawing process, showing how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished creatures.

    Jim McCarthy includes a selection of monsters: choose from Fang Monster, Horned Monster, Red Monster, Eye Bug Monster and many more. Jim uses a helpful two-colour method that clearly shows every line and curve of the step-by-step pictures.

    Even absolute beginners will be able to create monster pictures following this simple step-by-step technique and there is plenty to inspire more experienced artists too.
  • Manga Now!

    Written by high-profile manga artist Keith Sparrow, this comprehensive guide to drawing action manga will help readers to stop dreaming and start drawing! With easy-to-follow instructions and inspiring images, it contains key manga basics followed by 20 action-packed step-by-step pin-ups.

    This book starts with an introduction to manga basics, showing you how to create the ideal workspace, how to overcome fear of a blank page, and how to draw all the elements you’ll need, from hands and eyes to perspective and light and shade. The book then guides you step by step through 20 exciting, action-packed pin-ups – allowing you to explore a range of poses, characters and perspectives.

    Follow the step-by-steps and the basic techniques to build up your confidence and, before you know it, you’ll be creating your own action drawings and characters!

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  • Manga Now! How to Draw Monsters & Mecha

    Keith Sparrow presents hundreds of idea for creative kaiju and exciting mecha; and shows you how to draw each one through simple step-by-step instructions.

    Learn how to morph everyday animals into terrifying beasts and mutant horrors, and how to bring the supernatural to horrifying life... before bringing forth the gleaming metal of mecha heroes to do battle with the beasts.

    Containing everything you need to get started, this action-packed guide will quickly have you drawing robots to save humanity or crushing it beneath your monster's mighty feet!

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  • Manga the Mega Guide

    A complete course in drawing emotive and accurate figures in the distinctive manga style.

    The big book to start you drawing manga-style. A fantastic book that is absolutely packed with clear information and instructions on drawing figures in the manga style, whether you're a seasoned comic artist or just picking up a pencil for the first time.

    This book takes a practical approach to cover a huge field. Working from the absolute basics through drawing, inking and leading on to multiple different colouring media, it provides a complete course in manga figures.

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