Draw Like an Artist (Paperback)

100 Fantasy Creatures and Characters: Step-by-Step Realistic Line Drawing - A Sourcebook for Aspiring Artists and Designers

By Brynn Metheney

Quarry Books, 9781631599644, 112pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2020

List Price: 19.99*
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Description

Featuring more than 600 sketches depicting a vast array of fantastic beasts and beings, Draw Like an Artist: 100 Fantasy Creatures and Characters is a must-have visual reference for student and aspiring artists, illustrators, and animators for fantasy, gaming, and augmented or virtual reality—anyone who’s seeking to improve their realistic drawing skills and create compelling mythological marvels.
 
This contemporary step-by-step guidebook demonstrates fundamental art concepts like proportion, anatomy, and spatial relationships as you learn to draw a full range of amazing life forms—including unicorns, mermaids, dragons, vampires, and zombies—all shown from a variety of perspectives. Each set of illustrations takes you from beginning sketch lines to a finished drawing. Author Brynn Metheney’s classic drawing style will make this a go-to sourcebook for years to come.

Learn how to:
  • Establish basic shapes and symmetry
  • Articulate lines for body shapes, forms, and shading
  • Add defining details
Draw Like an Artist: 100 Fantasy Creatures and Characters is a library essential for any artist who’s interested in learning how to draw these richly imagined and visually and culturally influential legendary beings.

The books in the Draw Like an Artist series are richly visual references for learning how to draw classic subjects realistically through hundreds of step-by-step images created by expert artists and illustrators.


About the Author

Brynn Metheney is a concept artist specializing in creature and character designs for film, games, and publishing. Her clients include Sony Pictures, Dark Horse Comics, Disney Publishing, Dreamscape Immersive, Warner Bros., and Wizards of the Coasts, and she has been involved with such projects as Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Warner Bros.’s Scooby-Doo, and Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You. Brynn also teaches creature design at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California, and The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. She lives in the greater Los Angeles area.