Dracopedia The Bestiary: An Artist's Guide to Creating Mythical Creatures

Dracopedia The Bestiary: An Artist's Guide to Creating Mythical Creatures

William O'Connor

unharness the Beasts!
For millennia historians, artists and scientists have chronicled their principles and discoveries of mythological and magical monsters in encyclopedias referred to as bestiaries. From Asia to the United States, Japan to the jungles of South Africa, the mammoth menagerie of unique and mythical creatures has populated the imaginations of all cultures for centuries.

Beautifully illustrated and beautifully unique, Dracopedia: The Bestiary is a contemporary, yet no much less unsettling reimagining of the traditional model. it truly is an A-to-Z artist's consultant to animals of the mythical global. a few, just like the griffin and yeti, will be regular to you. Others--like the enigmatic questing beast and ferocious manticore--may appear new and unusual. a few can even hang-out your goals. contained in the bestiary, you'll find:<UL>• secrets and techniques of every animal's evolution--origins, habitat, anatomy, nutrition and more.
• fabulous illustrations created utilizing pencil sketches and electronic coloring.
• Four-stage demonstrations taking you from thought and layout to under-painting and completing details.
</UL> through drawing at the types and contours of extra pedestrian animals, you'll the way to provide form to the weird creatures that roam the depths of your mind's eye, including to the bestiary of the ages.

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