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Magnificent Fantasy Creatures and How to Draw Them

Draw 30 magnificent fantasy creatures from folklore and imagination! Each magnificent beast is accompanied by a finished illustration along with exciting ideas, hints and practical lessons for recreating it. Step-by-step demonstrations Include each beast’s anthropology, purpose, biology, habits, behavior and most importantly, blank pages for drawing practice, because we know you...

How to Easily Color Skin Tones with Blending and Layering

Fantasy and manga characters come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Humans can be pale or dark. Mythical beings can be all sorts of colors including blue, purple or green! You can really make your character whatever color you want. It’s all up to you and your imagination. Got your character’s...

Color Palette Inspiration: Breath of the Wild

Personally, I love a good color palette inspiration. Whether it’s from a photo of a city, a video game shot or the colors in a movie still, I love looking at the details and color choices. Color can affect mood and effectively change a scene. Here at IMPACT we want to...

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National Comic Book Day Free Comic Step Out!

In honor of the nerd of all holidays, National Comic Book Day, IMPACT always tries to share something fun with our fans. Last year we had a great video by Mark Crilley on how to make manga and comic book panels, but this year we’ve got a demonstration straight from the...

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How to Draw a Dog Furry

Canines communicate their feelings through body language and facial expressions. The beagle is a friendly and sociable breed, so give him a strong pose that expresses these personality traits. Use this step-by-step from the book Draw Furries by Jared Hodges and Lindsay Cibos to inspire your future dog drawings!    ...

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National Dog Day: How to Draw a Dog Face

One thing that’s common among most canines (including wolves and foxes) is a long muzzle. Mastering the muzzle is fundamental for drawing canine characters and provides a foundation for drawing other furry, feathery and scaly characters as well. In this demo, from Draw Furries, you’ll try your hand at a beagle...

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How to Create a Geometric/Man-Made Sculpture Base

*A step-by-step tutorial from Fantasy Creatures in Clay by Emily Coleman. Creating geometric shapes for man-made environments can be a bit challenging. Since clay is soft by nature, hard edges and sharp angles can be more difficult to attain as opposed to organic forms. Remember, you can always put your clay...

Learn How to Draw Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon has long been a favorite anime of mine. I grew up watching the classic anime and reading the manga. The magical girl genre will always be one I enjoy and Sailor Moon will definitely continue to have a special place in my heart. Learn how to draw Sailor Moon...