Fantasy Art Essentials (4th Edition)

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Published 28th December 2017

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Featuring galleries of inspirational imagery and classic interviews with undisputed luminaries of the fantasy art world like Rodney Matthews, Boris Vallejo, Brian Froud and many more, this book is packed with incredible artwork that shows off the talents of some of the world’s most famous fantasy artists. Each interview is backed by a guide to the styles and techniques in question, from the whimsical drawings of Charles Vess to creating realistic skin effects like Rob Kearney does. There are even artists who’ll show you some of the secrets of the late and much-lamented Frank Frazetta, or the magic of faerie illustration. Plus, there’s a Core Skills section that’s packed with the essentials you need to learn to create beautiful, evocative fantasy art. You’ll learn how to manage skin and hair, costume details, environments, materials and more, with expert advice from professional artists.