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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How to Draw a Robot Inspired by Big Hero 6

Check out this quick and easy step-by-step connect-the-dot video tutorial on how to draw a robot inspired by Big Hero 6! Mean Machines Dot to Dot is filled with great art to teach you how to draw a robot and there are tons of ideas, not just for a Big Hero 6 character, but...

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Fantasy Friday: Detailed Fan-Made Lego Hobbit Figures

Are you looking forward to the last Hobbit movie? The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies comes out this december! One fan clearly loves The Hobbit so much that they made Lego Hobbit figures of each character. Pate-Keetongu has spent two years crafting the figures. The details are really well done. I love the Lego...

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A Fan Remake of Ocarina of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is one of the best video games of all time. Naturally that means that fans want to revisit it in any way they can. Ocarina of Time has had a few re-releases since the original game came out for the N64. A few fans have taken it upon...

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How to Draw Clothes Like Those in Game of Thrones

Ever wonder how to draw clothes just like those found in the fantasy epic Game of Thrones? With Mastering Fantasy Art by John Stanko you don’t have to wonder anymore. Stanko covers everything from finding the perfect fighting stance, to creating the ideal environment, to finding and emphasizing the best adornments, weaponry and jewelry...

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A Werewolf Makeup Tutorial

With Halloween right around the corner and full moons popping up all over the place, it’s no wonder people are fascinated with prowling and howling werewolf tales. IMPACT is no different! So, with the help of Extreme Face Painting by Brian and Nick Wolfe, the IMPACT team would love to share this totally free...

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Once Upon a Time Elsa and Anna Break the Ice!

ABC’s Once Upon a Time has encountered many characters over its four seasons but none seem to be as popular as the royal sisters Elsa and Anna. Taken from the popular Disney movie, Frozen, Elsa and Anna encounter a new adventure in the televised series as they discover new worlds in search of hidden...

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Sci-Fi Friday: Behind the Scenes of Return of the Jedi

I love seeing the behind the scenes action of making movies and TV shows, especially fantasy and sci-fi shows. They always have amazing special effects, props and costumes. Some more behind the scenes photos have surfaced from the original Star Wars film, Return of the Jedi. It’s amazing to see the young actors on...

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NYCC News: A Guardians of the Galaxy Cartoon is Coming!

So in case you missed it, New York Comic Con was this past weekend and there is definitely a lot of news to catch up on! Guardians of the Galaxy has of course been insanely popular. It’s definitely taken one of the top spots on my list of best movies, at least for the...

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Friends of SpongeBob Are Feeling Blue

In Freaky Fun Activities, author Jay Stephens introduces readers to the underwater world of Boggy Bay! As you know, most sea living creatures are friends of SpongBob and these guys are no different. But not even SpongeBob likes to venture here because the bottom of Boggy Bay is brimming with blue hues all over...

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Fantasy Friday: Meet the Warlords of Draenor

World of Warcraft has had quite a few expansions and the latest one is Warlords of Draenor. The expansion comes out November 13. Blizzard has been counting down the days with a pretty awesome web series introducing us to each of the Warlords of Draenor. Check out the animated episodes and get familiar with the...