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  • Published: 14 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781580935241
  • Imprint: Monacelli Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $42.99

How to Draw Magical Mythological Creatures

: Create Unicorns, Dragons, Gryphons, and Other Fantasy Animals from Legend and Your Imagination


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A step-by-step guide for people who love dragons, unicorns, mermaids, saber-tooth tigers, and other creatures of legend.

Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, The Shape of Water, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, even My Little Pony are just a few examples of the mythological, fantastical, and supernatural stories currently in popular culture. Artists old and young enjoy drawing beasts and characters from their favorite fantasy stories. How to Draw Characters from Magic, Myth, and Fantasy continues a rich tradition of mythology and art. In this step-by-step guide to drawing all manner of creatures such as dragons, griffons, fairies, and sea creatures in pencil and pen-and-ink, J. C. Amberlyn combines her love of fantasy and mythological storytelling with her beautiful, detailed drawing style and love of all non-human creatures. Amberlyn covers all the basics of drawing so that even beginners will feel confident and successful. Included is introductory information on art technique and material basics and detailed, step-by-step instruction on anatomy, features, and finishing details.

  • Pub date: 14 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781580935241
  • Imprint: Monacelli Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $42.99

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