Incredible Characters: Draw, Paint and Create 100 Beings of Myth and Imagination (Fantasy Artist's Pocket Reference)

Incredible Characters: Draw, Paint and Create 100 Beings of Myth and Imagination (Fantasy Artist's Pocket Reference)

By: Finlay Cowan (author)Hardback

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This is a dynamic, colourful pocketbook packed with everything the fantasy artist and enthusiast needs to know about 100 of the key character archetypes that influence modern fantasy art. Each spread explores one character through a completed colour artwork, a vibrant profile of its genealogy and thumbnail construction sketches and guidelines. Additional information for each character offers tips and inspiration for further design and development. Compact format, extensive content and detailed information produce a highly desirable and practical package.

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About Author

Finlay Cowan is author of bestselling titles Drawing and Painting Fantasy Figures and Drawing and Painting Fantasy Worlds (Impact). He is a talented graphic designer who has worked for the last decade on all Pink Floyd albums and merchandise. Finlay shares his time between London and Italy.


Introduction; Equipment; Global sources of fantasy characters; 100 CHARACTERS; 1 Heroes and heroines; Includes: god, goddess, thunder god, angels, valkyries, warriors, barbarians, king, queen, wizard, samurai, martial artists, freebooter, beserker; 2 Villains; Includes: witch queen, goblin, daemon, tyrant, sorceror, pirate, mercenary, thief, mad scientist, lunatic, general, trooper, executioner, devil, death; 3 Folk; Includes: elf, dwarf, gnome, pan, ghost, banshee, sprite, fairy, mermaid, troll, medusa, giant, gorgon, minataur, clockwork man, centaur, golem; 4 Characters; Includes: wise man, alchemist, shamen, shapechanger, genie, zombie, gypsy, circus freak, archer, banshee, werewolf; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781600610110
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781600610110
  • weight: 417
  • ISBN10: 1600610110

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