Author(s): Jon Hodgson
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This is a comprehensive guide that will lead beginners through the approaches and techniques needed to create great fantasy art. Part One provides a thorough grounding in all the theoretical and practical skills. Part Two shows how to put these skills into practice in a series of step-by-step demonstrations. All popular fantasy subjects, including dragons, heroines and monsters, are tackled through the author's expert guidance. It includes accessible and practical information on how to choose the right medium, lighting, imagination, atmosphere and more.
Jon Hodgson is a freelance illustrator based in the UK. He has painted in excess of 200 collectable card game images and has provided illustration for games from Dungeons & Dragons to Conan and ShadowRun. He has also written art tutorials for several Quarto books and is a founding member of Ninja Mountain. www.jonhodgson.com
Introduction; Part One - The Basics; Drawing; Painting; Planning; Colour; Lighting; Imagination; Part Two - Step-by-Step Demo; 1 Dragon; 2 Faerie; 3 Monster; 4 Wizard; 5 Heroine; 6 Barbarian; Index.