OtherWorlds: How to Imagine, Paint and Create Epic Scenes of Fantasy

By Tom Kidd

Go the place no artist has ever long past before.

Bizarre terrains, enchanted forests, futuristic metropolises, ornate palaces—these are the locations the place event dwells. during this enjoyable and fiercely unique ebook from celebrated fable artist Tom Kidd, you are going to tips on how to set the scene for epic stories of event. become aware of the place Kidd unearths his top rules, the equipment at the back of his wonderful colour feel, and the way he turns all of it into beautiful skies, glittering towns, striking rock formations, stormy seas, terrific forests and different daring, breathtaking vistas.

  • Learn to attract and paint fabulous settings in a manner that makes them completely believable
  • Get imagination-sparking ways for dreaming up those unusual new nation-states, seeing the area round you with clean eyes and discovering prepared idea within the so much traditional of places
  • 13 step by step demonstrations express how rules are built into dynamic colour oil and watercolor renderings, with a few dialogue of electronic techniques

This ebook is your price ticket to locations of absolute ask yourself and weird attractiveness. Thrill your audience through transporting them to locales so gigantic and unreal, it is going to take their breath away.

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