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.

Learn How to Design an Exosuit

Exosuits are robot suits worn directly over the human form. They do anything people can do—but better. In addition to being an effective defensive shell, they enhance the wearer’s strength, increase endurance and house high-tech weapons. When your characters are ready to suit up and save the world, make sure they’re...

Vanity Fair Celebrates Stars Wars 40th with Last Jedi Covers

It’s the 40th anniversary of Star Wars! This December The Last Jedi comes out. I’ve already been geeking out pretty hard about this film. Vanity Fair has printed special Last Jedi covers featuring the main characters of the film. The Last Jedi covers were shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. She...

Drawing and Coloring a Mermaid for MerMay 2017

Happy MerMay everyone! Earlier in the month I discovered the wonderful hashtag MerMay. MerMay was created by Disney animator Tom Bancroft, much like Inktober was started by artist Jake Parker. The hashtag has taken off and I’ve seen a lot of people participating. We wanted to jump in with our own...

New Mass Effect Andromeda Trailer Shows off Aliens and Crew

The upcoming Mass Effect Andromeda continues the popular Mass Effect series. This sci-fi video game had a huge impact when it first came out. Some fans weren’t happy about the end of the series with Mass Effect 3. Maybe Mass Effect Andromeda will be the game to satisfy those fans. You...

Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild

The latest Legend of Zelda game is going to be coming out soon. Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild will be available, along with the new Nintendo Switch system, on March 3. The game is the 19th installment in the Zelda franchise. This time the game is taking a slightly...

Peter Capaldi Ends His Reign as the Doctor

Peter Capaldi has been the Twelfth Doctor on Doctor Who for a few seasons now. He took up the mantle after Matt Smith. His first full season as the Doctor was series 8. Peter has now announced that series 10 will be his last. He will do the 2017 Christmas special,...

The 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, 50 Years of Amazing Art

I can’t believe Star Trek is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Star Trek is a series that I’ve loved since I was a kid. I have extremely fond memories of watching the show with my dad and brother, imagining space and what was out there. Over the years the series has inspired...

May the 4th Be With You. Star Wars Day!

Happy Star Wars Day everyone! May the 4th be with you! What are you doing to celebrate the best holiday in the galaxy? I’ll probably re-watch The Force Awakens for the umpteenth time. Today is a day for all things Star Wars! There are a lot of deals going on so...

Star Wars and Calvin and Hobbes Combine in Awesome Fan Art

I always love a good mashup. Some fan art combinations can be so perfect. This time Star Wars and Calvin and Hobbes combine thanks to artist Brian Kesinger. He’s definitely got the signature Calvin and Hobbes style down! Kylo Ren makes a perfect Calvin. I love seeing all the different antics he...