Fantasy Art Templates: Ready-made Artwork to Copy, Adapt, Trace, Scan & Paint

This edition as it says, ONLY, features templates. So being the type of artist I happen to be, I LOVE this book. What I mean by that is I always found myself flipping to the final result in all the art books I came across as a kid. I'd try to draw from the finished product rather than sketching all the lil proportional shapes it takes to get there.... That being said. I LOVE this book for the reasons I have cited above. To my detrime...

Sketch Now, Think Later

Sketching is more popular than ever, but busy lives leave almost no room for sitting down with a pad and pen, and practicing. Many people give up on their potential hobby (and artistic outlet) because they feel they just don’t have the time to lay the groundwork. Here’s a secret though: you do have time each day to practice, you just need to incorporate sketching into your daily life. Sketch Now, Think Later covers the tools, techniq...

Sketchbook Confidential: Secrets from the Private Sketches of Over 40 Master Artists

Pulsing with ideas, energy and inspiration, Sketchbook Confidential offers a rare peek inside the personal sketchbooks of 40+ master artists. From colorful painted sketches to spontaneous napkin doodles, from the intensely personal to the purely whimsical, most of the work here was produced quickly and never intended for public view. It is honest and immediate, fresh and fearless. In their own words, the artists share the intentions ...

Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist

From the award-winning artist, learn to see and shape the world in a way you never before imagined. An award-winning fantasy artist and the creator of Dinotopia, James Gurney instructs and inspires in Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist. Renowned for his uncanny ability to incorporate amazing detail and imagination into stunningly realistic fantasy settings, James Gurney teaches budding artists and fans of fantasy ar...

Visual Experiences: A Concise Guide to Digital Interface Design

Visual Experiences: A Concise Guide to Digital Interface Design provides step-by-step examples to enable readers to create an interface, guiding them from sketching an idea to creating an interactive prototype. This creation of a visual experience is achieved in three steps: thought, design, and interaction. This book focuses on the visual experience of digital interface design from the initial idea to end-user prototype.

A Painter's Dozen: A self-help guide to better watercolour landscape painting in 12 steps

David Whitehead is an enthusiastic watercolour landscape painter, living in Cheshire, with a deep love of the English landscape, particularly the wild places. He has spent 20 years developing his own style of portraying these landscapes in loose, impressionistic watercolour, from the South Pennine moors to the estuaries of East Anglia. In this book he offers watercolour painters who want to develop their own style a self-help guide, ...

On Drawing Trees and Nature: A Classic Victorian Manual

This classic of art instruction is the work of James Duffield Harding (1798-1863), who served as drawing master and sketching companion to the great Victorian art critic, John Ruskin. Generations of students have benefited from the teachings of this 19th-century master, who sought always to "produce as near a likeness to Nature, in every respect, as the instrument, or material employed, will admit of; not so much by bona fide imitati...

Design Sketching

Design Sketching was written to serve as a source of inspiration as well as help you improve your sketching skills and find ways to better visualize your ideas in accordance with your personal style.

Draw Fashion Now : Techniques, Inspiration, and Ideas for Illustrating and Imagining Your Designs

Find your unique fashion illustration style with Draw Fashion Now! Draw Fashion Now is a combination how-to guide and workbook that teaches the best techniques for illustrating and envisioning 21st-century fashion. Professional fashion illustrator Danielle Meder shares lessons she's learned over fourteen seasons of sketching fashion and style in every fashion capital, offering readers solid illustration techniques that demystify the ...

Quick Sketching with Ron Husband

Quick sketching is the best technique you can use to stay finely tuned and to keep those creative juices flowing. To keep your sense of observation heightened, and to sharpen your hand-eye coordination, an animator needs to constantly draw and sketch. Quick Sketching with Ron Husband offers instruction to quick sketching and all its techniques. From observing positive and negative space and learning to recognize simple shapes in comp...