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.

Fantasy Creatures in Clay Author Q&A Interview

Have you ever wanted to ask your favorite author or artist a bunch of questions about their work? Well, we opened up our IMPACT social media sites to hear what kinds of questions our fans had about Fantasy Creatures in Clay author Emily Coleman and below are her replies! When and why did you...

All Things Fantastical with Lisa L. Cyr

ALL THINGS FANTASTICAL! By Lisa L. Cyr (www.cyrstudio.com) If you love fantasy, then I have a lot to share with you! I am in the midst of working on a series of new works from enchanted figures to magical dreamscapes! To give you a behind-the-scenes look into my new projects, I have created a...

Learn How to Draw Sci-fi Art with Mechanika, Revised and Updated!

With the return to the universes of Star Wars and Star Trek as well as the popularity of the Doctor traveling through space and time in Doctor Who, sci-fi is here to stay! With Mechanika Revised and Updated by award-winning artist Doug Chiang, you’ll be able to learn how to draw sci-fi art of...

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How to Draw an Anthro Pony

Hybrid creatures with human and animal traits are called anthros, or furries. Anthro is short for anthropomorphized, which means attributing human characteristics to nonhuman things. Even with all four hooves on the ground, stylized cartoon ponies are anthropomorphized to a degree (consider their human expressiveness), but we can push them even further by adjusting...

Force Friday: New Star Wars Merch!

Happy Force Friday everyone! Today we get a bunch of exciting new Star Wars merchandise. The franchise is ready to take over your whole life again leading up to the December release of episode VII, The Force Awakens. Personally, I’m cool with Star Wars everything being all around. You can never have enough Star...

How to Draw a Chibi Pony

Chibi is a style of caricature that exaggerates a character’s proportions for maximum cuteness. Typically, the body is compressed, the head and eyes are enlarged, and everything is treated with simplicity. This chibi pony stands a mere 2 heads high, but their body and legs are proportionate to a full-sized pony. The approach to...

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Fantasy Friday: LOTR Fantasy World Just Got Real

If you’re like me and wish you could crawl into one of your favorite books and live there forever and ever and ever and… well, you get the point. Then I’m going to rock your world with the news that every fantasy freak has been waiting to hear for pretty much their entire lives...

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How to Draw a Ballerina Little Pony

Little Pony Drawing Book How to Draw a Ballerina Little Pony In the fantastical world of little ponies nothing is more spectacular than learning to create one of these magical beings with enough style and flair that even a rainbow pales in comparison! Artist Lindsay Cibos starts fellow artists off on the right hoof...

Learn Cartography in How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps!

Want to learn the art of cartography? Love creating your own fantasy worlds? Well, we’ve got you covered with the latest book from IMPACT! Check out How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps by Jared Blando.This book includes over 30 step-by-step demonstrations to explain how to construct every part of an entire fantasy...

ReBoot is Actually Getting a Reboot!

Anyone else remember the awesome digital cartoon ReBoot? Well, the reboot is actually happening! The new show will be called ReBoot: The Guardian Code. I loved this show when I was a kid. I still love it now! I once found an action figure of the grown up Enzo Matrix when I was wandering...