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: Jupiter Ascending

Jupiter Ascending, the latest film from the Wachowskis, is finally coming out next week! Some more images from the film have surfaced and I have to admit, the visuals are stunning. I love the costumes, the settings, the character design. Even if Jupiter Ascending doesn’t have a great story it looks like it will...

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Drawing Drill: Draw a Portal to a Fantasy World

This week’s Drawing Drill challenges you to draw a fantasy world portal! Whether the fantasy world be filled with robotic drones, furtastic furries or a magical place straight out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel. The art featured in this week’s drawing prompt is from Dreamscapes Fantasy Worlds by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law and you can...

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Jupiter Ascending Trailer is Here!

Are you as excited to see the new Warner Bros. Pictures movie as me? The Jupiter Ascending trailer looks like a promising mix of romance and sci-fi fun! Having been described as cross between The Matrix and Star Wars – it’s hard to believe it’ll be anything but amazing. So what are you waiting...

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Artist Recreates the World of Warcraft Movie Trailer

It’ll be a while before the World of Warcraft movie is released. The lucky attendees of Blizzcon 2014 were able to see the World of Warcraft movie trailer. Unfortunately, the rest of us will have to wait for the trailer footage since that was a con exclusive. Fortunately, one artist has painstakingly recreated the...

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Drawing Star Wars Art Every Day For a Year

With The Force Awakens coming out this fall, you could say that 2015 is the year of Star Wars. So naturally we’re seeing a ton of Star Wars art, merchandise, cosplay and more. One artist, Gerard ‘George’ Folz, is definitely making it the year of Star Wars by drawing Star Wars art every day! He’s...

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Strange Magic Trailer

Who doesn’t love a good fairytale filled with gobblins, fairies and all sorts of other wild and crazy creatures? Strange Magic promises so much fantastical fun that you’ll be itching to hit the nearest theater on January 23 when the movie finally (finally) debuts! With well-known pop-culture songs humming throughout the movie and even...

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Fantasy Friday: Game of Thrones Sigils Made with Lego

We love Lego and we love Game of Thrones here at Impact. So of course when the Game of Thrones sigils are made from Lego, it’s beyond awesome! Flickr user Omar Ovelle clearly has some talent with Lego builds! A few of the Game of Thrones house sigils are simple, but some of the...

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A Dragon Game Showing the Inner Geek

Alina Pete from WereGeek.com pretty much summed up true geek life in her comic talking about dragons. In it, you’ve got the unabashed geek and the I-don’t-want-anyone-to-know geek. But what makes them so universal is the fact that they’re both freaking out (privately and publicly) over an epic dragon game that is, essentially, their...

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Fantasy Friday: Impressive Smaug the Magnificent Cosplay

Sharon Huls, AKA Kialna, has created one amazingly impressive Smaug cosplay. I think it’s the best Smaug cosplay I’ve seen. She really thought about the design when creating it. I love the way she interpreted a gigantic four legged dragon into a wearable costume. There are also so many impressive techniques that she used to...

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The Galavant Premier

Anyone excited for the new fantasy epic about to hit our television screens? Galavant promises to me a “comedy extravaganza” with fairytale twists and turns to keep all us fantasy lovers amused. The short and sweet of it is that the show is structured around following a dashing hero named Galavant as he travels...