Fantasy & Sci-Fi

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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Sci-Fi Friday: Star Wars The Force Awakens

The Star Wars Celebration just happened this past weekend and man there were some exciting things! Plenty of Star Wars The Force Awakens news, including a brand new trailer finally giving us a look at our old favorites. Nice to see you again Luke, Leia and Han. Take a look at the brand new...

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Fantasy Friday: Jon Snow Knows Nothing in Adorable Animated Shorts

The new season of Game of Thrones returns this weekend and I know I’m crazy excited! Being a big Game of Thrones fan, I always love finding interesting things on the internet related to the series. I recently stumbled on some adorable animated shorts, Jon Snow Knows. We all know that poor Jon Snow...

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Fan Made Legend of Zelda Movie Trailer

We know that Netflix and Nintendo are planning a Legend of Zelda TV series, but what about a Legend of Zelda movie? A group of fans have been passionately working away to create an epic fan made Legend of Zelda movie. They call it The Zelda Project. They’ve done costumes and gorgeous photo shoots...

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Fantasy Friday: A Legend of Zelda TV Series Could be Coming to Netflix!

Netflix has been creating some great shows and has gotten the exclusive for some great upcoming ones, including the awesome deal with Marvel. Looks like Netflix could be going after another high profile name: The Legend of Zelda. The incredibly popular Nintendo series made the leap to the small screen with an animated version,...

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Steampunk Art: Gorgeous Mechanical Sculptures

Steampunk is a pretty awesome genre and there are a lot of creative people out there who create amazing steampunk art. Some people create costumes, some draw, some modify modern objects to turn them into steampunk things. All of it is awesome and so creative. Artist Andrew Chase creates some pretty amazing steampunk art...

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Ideas on How to Draw Steven Universe Characters

Do you want to learn how to draw characters similar to those found in Steven Universe? Then look no further! In Freaky Fun Activities, author Jay Stephens introduces you to a whole variety of crazy and wacky characters! Here, you’ll be introduced to DoodleBug – the number one mystery solver in in the City...

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Drawing Drill: Draw a Magic Wand

This week’s Drawing Drill challenges you to draw a magic wand that’s powerful enough to cast even the most epic of spells. Whether you transform your magic wand into a wizard’s staff like Gandalf’s or practice advance spells using a simple magicians wand – the options are limitless! Don’t forget to check out our...

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How to Draw a Witch Costume Inspired by Every Witch Way

Are you a fan of Every Witch Way or magic in general? Then you’ve come to the right place! Every witch from Hermione Granger to Alex Russo to the high schoolers in Every Witch Way need certain essentials to pull off their look as a magical mage! So check out this step-by-step below of...

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A Quick Tutorial: What is Steampunk Art?

Steampunk is a fantastical combination of history and futurism. Imagine someone from the nineteenth century describing what one hundred years in the future would look like to them with a good helping of fantasy. While steampunk is most often based on Victorian styles, you can branch out to include other regions of the world....

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Fantasy Friday: Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer

Game of Thrones season 5 is right around the corner! It’s almost time and I know I’ve been getting really excited. The epic fantasy show returns on April 12. First we got the little teasers, but at last the full Game of Thrones season 5 trailer is out! New characters, new sets. This trailer...