50 Robots to Draw and Paint: Create Fantastic Robot Characters for Comic Books, Computer Games, and Graphic Novels

By Keith Thompson

The facility to render attention-grabbing, convincing robots is a crucial ability for artists who layout computing device video games or illustrate photo novels and comedian books. This booklet offers 50 robotic designs for artists to repeat, after which enhance with their very own artistic thrives. every one layout beneficial properties step by step constructional drawings, with directions for shading and coloring. between them are--

  • simple robots, easy-to-create "starter" versions
  • Wizards and alchemists
  • Clockwork robots, constituted of gears, cogs, and mechanical elements
  • Bipedal anti-tank robots accomplishing destiny wars
  • Insect-like robots with laptop brains
  • robot shock-troop robots for interstellar warfare
    Readers also will locate suggestion on powerful storytelling, heading off simplistic clich©s, searching out confident feedback, and keeping effective paintings behavior. greater than 2 hundred instructive colour illustrations.
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    Draw 50 Endangered Animals: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Humpback Whales, Giant Pandas, Gorillas, and More Friends We May Lose...

    By Lee J. Ames, Warren Budd

    Draw 50 Endangered Animals teaches artists of all degrees the way to draw conveniently by way of following easy, step by step examples. Celebrated writer Lee J. Ames has introduced jointly an collection of animals whose numbers are threatened, together with vintage favorites resembling the large panda, the humpback whale, and the Asian elephant. despite the fact that, you'll additionally locate animals you could by no means have heard of, just like the vicuña, Przewalski's horse, and the Everglade snail kite. Ames's drawing technique has confirmed winning for kids and adults of every age over the last forty years. The 31 books within the Draw 50 sequence have bought greater than 3 million copies and feature proven artists, from the newbie to complex degrees, tips to draw every thing from animals to airplanes. It's effortless to cherish our feathered, bushy, and scaly acquaintances whilst it's performed the Draw 50 method.

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    Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil: 64 step-by-step demos / 54 kinds of flowers

    By Gary Greene

    Master the key of constructing brilliant flora in coloured Pencil

    When it involves deciding on an issue, flora are a perennial favourite for artists as a result of their interesting kind and complexity of colour, texture and info. it really is notable, then, that their bright natures should be captured so realistically with the easy and direct medium of coloured pencil.

    The "secret" is profiting from coloured pencil's unique translucent houses with suggestions akin to layering, burnishing and underpainting. Gary Greene--along with six different revered coloured pencil artists--shows you ways in sixty four step by step demonstrations. prepared from azalea to zinnia for simple reference, those demonstrations element the equipment and particular shades for making a number of vegetation, including:

    anthurium • amaryllis • aster • begonia • poultry of paradise • cactus flower • calla lily • camellia • carnation • chrysanthemum • cineraria • crocus • columbine • daffodil • dahlia • Easter cactus • foxglove • fuchsia • geranium • Gerbera daisy • gladiolus • hibiscus • hydrangea • hyacinth • iris • lily • lupine • magnolia • marigold • nasturtium • ardour flower • peony • petunia • poinsettia • poppy • primrose • rhododendron • slipperwort • snapdragon • sunflower • trillium • tulip • water lily

    Complete with suggestion at the most sensible instruments and reference fabrics, this distinct advisor is helping you trap the wonderful thing about vegetation in coloured pencil.

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    Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear & Easy Guide to Drawing Landscapes & Nature (Art for the Absolute Beginner)

    By Mark Willenbrink

    Have you ever skilled the peace of jogging throughout the woods or the thrill of a hurricane amassing on a seashore? art offers the power for us to trap these moments and percentage them with others.

    Drawing Nature for absolutely the Beginner deals a superb beginner's path on drawing nature. of their enjoyable and pleasant educating sort, Mark and Mary Willenbrink aid you realistically seize the area round you.

    All you must start are a few easy offers, uncomplicated suggestions, and thought. From box to woodland, seashore or mountain, commence with a structural comic strip, follow values and textures, and, earlier than you recognize it, you may be drawing every little thing you spot. you will even how to render favourite flora and fauna akin to chipmunks, deer and eagles!

    • Follow in addition to effortless step by step demonstrations to attract rocks, seashells, butterflies or even extra constructed nature scenes.
    • Gain a operating figuring out of key options comparable to standpoint, price and composition.
    • Discover uncomplicated instruments and counsel you should use instantaneously to enhance your art.

    Your inventive trip will be as friendly as your ultimate vacation spot with drawing guideline intended for everyone.

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    Strokes of Genius 4: The Best Drawing: Exploring Line

    By Rachel Rubin Wolf

    Artwork, thought and insights from a hundred+ modern day masters!

    Line is arguably the main basic and direct point in paintings, and in addition the main expressive--as own as handwriting. Strokes of Genius four explores the inventive linework of greater than a hundred modern masters. those artists inform the tales in their various matters via powerful verticals and sweeping diagonals, quickly staccatos and free, sensuous strokes. Captions percentage insights on how they use line to steer the attention, create circulation, show personality, and upload intensity, drama and texture.

    Inside you'll find:

    Art and notion from greater than a hundred of today's most sensible artists

    140 masterful items in charcoal, pencil, pastel, pen and more

    Diverse subject material: photographs, landscapes, nonetheless lifestyles, figures and animals

    Styles starting from minimalism to photorealism

    From quickly sketches to complete rendered paintings, Strokes of Genius four bargains clean rules and distinctive views to gas artists in any medium.

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    100 Years of Fashion Illustration

    By Cally Blackman

    A visible banquet of four hundred spectacular pictures, this can be a complete survey of the style during the last century. The publication additionally deals an summary of the advance of style, as noticeable throughout the eyes of the best illustrators of the day. Early within the century style representation mirrored new, releasing currents in artwork and tradition, comparable to the exoticism of the Ballets Russes, whereas the postwar interval observed proposal from the nice Parisian couturiers. After the dominance of the fame model photographer within the '60s, a brand new new release of illustrators emerged, embracing the medium of the pc, whereas many again to extra conventional thoughts.

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    Drawing Dragons: Learn How to Create Fantastic Fire-Breathing Dragons

    By Sandra Staple

    LEARN to attract DRAGONS
    In easy-to-follow, step by step element, Drawing Dragons teaches you all of the methods and strategies you’ll have to create your individual striking dragons. You’ll realize the way to draw all kinds of dragons utilizing not anything yet a pencil. Drawing Dragons exhibits easy methods to deliver to lifestyles fierce warriors and bearded ancients in addition to child hatchlings and protecting moms. It additionally includes a precise part on including claws, scales, horns, jewels and different detailed information in your dragons.

    Learn to draw:
    • Ferocious, attacking dragons
    •Graceful sea dragons
    •Fire-breathing flying dragons
    •Wise, considerate dragons

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    Doodles Unleashed: Mixed-Media Techniques for Doodling, Mark-Making & Lettering

    By Traci Bautista

    Doodle, draw, paint and play!

    With Doodles Unleashed, you will discover wildly new how one can carry doodling center-stage! Traci Bautista teaches you the way to take advantage of doodling as a meditative workout, a uncooked kind of expression and a motor vehicle for telling your individual tale. paintings with an arsenal of artistic instruments, from markers, pencils and pens to stamps, stencils, inks and paints, to discover targeted, intuitive how one can make your mark.

    Inside Doodles Unleashed, you are going to find out how to:

    • Doodle spontaneous marks, repetitive styles, stylistic scrawls and more
    • Create textured and doodled backgrounds to your mixed-media art
    • Use pictures, classic textile and typography as inspirations for doodling
    • Work with strange tools--skewers, toothpicks, sequin waste and more--to create wonderful and special marks
    • Develop a doodling variety that is your entire own

    And if that may not adequate, you can find hyperlinks for extra downloads and video tutorials sprinkled in the course of the pages, for much more doodle insight.

    With over 60 doodling concepts and workouts, you will find lots of how one can unharness your inventive spirit and make your mark!

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