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How to Draw and Paint Science Fiction Art Book Review

By Angela Youngman Nov 30, 2011, 21:03 GMT

How to Draw and Paint Science Fiction Art  Book Review

Aspiring art students who have a special interest in science fiction-inspired graphic novels, computer games, book illustrations, and posters will find the help they\'re looking for in this comprehensive self-teaching course. The author instructs on ways to blend the exotic with the familiar in order to create believable yet dramatic future cityscapes, vehicles, extraterrestrial creatures, and more. From rough concept to finished illustration, his book shows artists how to convert ...more

Ever wanted to create your own science fiction landscapes, cityscapes and characters?  Then this is the book for you.  Both inspirational and practical, it is good hands on tool providing lots of ideas, tips and techniques.

Five very different types of sci-fi worlds are discussed, along with popular science fiction themes and there are plenty of inspirational works of art by top artists to provide ideas.  Step by step instructions help create characters such as robots and battle suited soldiers. 

Other options include stunning landscapes, desert animals and birds more suited to a rainforest environment.  If you like drawing and painting science fiction, this is the ideal book.  Detailed, well written and plenty of visual examples, it is a perfect gift. 

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