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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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to all our IMPACT fans out there! May you have lots of delicious candy and create wonderful stories during this holiday season! Also, if you happen to catch a glimpse of good ole Peter Cottontail, shoot us a drawing on our Facebook page found HERE! Whether it be in color: Or black...

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Fantasy Friday: Dragon Hoards

If there’s a dragon there’s usually a dragon hoard. We know dragons love gold. Just look at Smaug and his gigantic pile. Artist Lauren Dawson imagines some very different dragon hoards. I love this idea. Her illustrations are so cute and it’s fun to imagine the many things that would be in dragon hoards besides gold! She’s...

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Incorporating Emoji Into Famous Artwork

Emoji is gaining new ground as its widespread popularity begins to surface in classic pieces of art like those found in artist Nastya Ptichek’s newest project Emoji-Nation. Without having to speak a word, a single smiley face or lack thereof speaks volumes to Ptichek’s audience as new meaning is brought to life in these...

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Amazing Crayon Sculptures

I’ve seen a lot of creative mediums used to sculpt, but artist Hoang Tran takes it to another level. He creates unbelievable crayon sculptures. That’s right, crayon sculptures. Crayons aren’t just for drawing and coloring anymore! The amount of detail that he can put into these tiny little sculptures just blows my mind. Crayons aren’t...

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Fantasy Friday: Kids Imaginations Made Tangible

There’s no doubt about it, kids are the most creative and adventurous people around. So it’s a rather huge mystery how Child’s Own Studio is the first to come up with such an amazing idea as bringing each child’s art to life via the form of a stuffed animal. Yes, you heard me right....

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Fixing Your Sick Street With Art

When people are sick, we go to the doctor. When animals are sick, they get taken to the veterinarian. And when streets or buildings get “sick” you’d think we’d take them to an architect or someone in construction right? No. (Well yes, obviously you should hurry up and call someone in construction.) But the...

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The Ladies of Game of Thrones

Season 4 of Game of Thrones premieres tomorrow night! I’m so excited for this new season. Game of Thrones has such great storytelling and so many wonderful characters. To celebrate the women of the series, artist Azim Al Ghussein created some gorgeous illustrations. Catelyn Tully: Sansa Stark: Arya Stark: Daenerys Targaryen: Cersei Lannister: Margaery Tyrell: Asha...

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Grand Steampunk Exhibition!

Ever wonder how much work goes into the creation of anything steampunk? Well, IMPACT is excited to show some behind-the-scenes action of what it takes to recreate a steampunk sculpture. In great thanks to The Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History for holding a steampunk exhibit, IMPACT was able to get a...

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Fantasy Friday: Female Warriors in Realistic Armor

As more and more females are making their way onto the epic battlefields posed by modern day cinema, it’s no wonder that people are starting to voice their strong opinions on just what exactly is appropriate garb for a woman warrior. Unlike the infamous comic characters like the Black Widow and Lady Sif who...

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Merging the Past and Present Into One Photo

If you could go back in time, what would you say to your past self? Better yet, what would the two of you talk about with such a huge age gap lingering between you? Well artist Chino Otsuka delves into this concept, forging her own path as she combines both new and old images...