Fantasy & Sci-Fi Art: Learn How to Draw Dragons, Aliens & Fairies

Look! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…dragon? At IMPACT Books, we have plenty of those, along with elves, fairies, robots, aliens, unicorns and just about every other kind of fantastic creature you can dream of! We are THE source for learning how to draw fantasy and sci-fi art. And with 2012 being the Year of the Dragon, you can bet you’ll find plenty of dragon art, learn about our authors’ favorite fantasy artists and create amazing sci-fi and fantasy art landscapes to match your creature’s natural habitat.

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Make Magazine Book Review of Fantasy Creatures in Clay

“Emily Coleman’s Fantasy Creatures in Clay hits the mark on so many levels that I urge anyone starting off [with sculpting clay] to purchase it.”–Jason Babler     IMPACT is happy to announce that Emily Coleman’s new book, Fantasy Creatures in Clay, will be featured in the newest edition of Make! With an honest...

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Painting the Mythical Figure in Mixed Media Webinar

Are you ready for a fantastical adventure? Well, wait no more! With Lisa L. Cyr’s webinar, Painting the Mythical Figure in Mixed Media, you’ll embark on a journey filled with fantastical figures and imaginative environments. Lisa will cover everything from character development, costume and props, theatrical color schemes, dramatic settings, form and movement and...

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Q&A With the Editor of Mastering Fantasy Art

What was your favorite project in the book? I have to pick just one?! I’ll go with Guardian Angel because its variety of references. To create the powerful archangel piece, John Stanko combines a model holding a sword, two differently posed legs, himself posing in a makeshift tunic, and separately, medieval shoulder armor, as...

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Drawing Drill: Draw Your Favorite Fantasy Creature

So what’s your favorite fantasy creature? Can you draw it? Well that’s what IMPACT Books is challenging you to do this week with our latest Drawing Drill. We want to see your most favorite silly, friendly, scary, magical or otherwise fantastical creature! Check out our IMPACT  social media pages: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and...

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Fantasy Friday: Dine Like a Hero in the Final Fantasy Cafe

I’ve definitely enjoyed the many different games in the Final Fantasy series. There are plenty of stories and characters to choose from and vast fantasy worlds to explore. Most of the games are just lengthy but contained RPGs, but Final Fantasy XIV is the second in the series to be an MMORPG. Much like World...

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Creative Star Wars Art and Tutorials

We’ve seen some incredibly impressive things created by fans. Whether it’s anime, fantasy, sci-fi or comics, there’s a lot of creative art out there! I recently stumbled on some pretty awesome Star Wars art. These fans are dedicated and definitely creative. I’m sure you know that around here we love Lego. I definitely played...

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Fantasy Friday: Mesmerizing Dragon Painting

We definitely love all kinds of dragons here at IMPACT. There are so many different types of dragons! There’s the western or European dragon which typically has four legs and frequently crops up in fantastical tales. Smaug from The Hobbit fits into this category of dragon. The Asian dragon can be found in plenty...

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Rocket and Groot Fan Art

Have you all seen Guardians of the Galaxy yet? I loved it! It was so good. For a lot of people Rocket and Groot stole the show. Those two were such a great pair together. I can’t get enough of Rocket and Groot. I’m even planning a cosplay with a friend because I love...

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Fantasy Friday: Mastering Fantasy Art Book Trailer

Are you ready to explore the hidden realities of a fantasy world? Well look no further! With IMPACT’s Mastering Fantasy Art you’ll discover realms of endless possibilities on how best to bring your favorite fantasy characters to life. With 16 step-by-step demonstrations, master gaming artist John Stanko transforms characters into magical wizards, enchanting sorceresses,...

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How to Draw Videos on YouTube

We, at IMPACT, are excited to announce that we’re revamping our YouTube channel! That means that all you have to do is visit our channel to get all of the latest content relating to our books and their authors. Not only will our how to draw videos show you everything from how to design...