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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Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Returns

Final Fantasy is a video game series that has been around for years and years. I discovered this series when I was growing up and have played quite a few of the games. Some of them are definitely on my list of favorites. I always love the art and character and world design. A...

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Fantasy Friday: BatDad

Batman seems to be everywhere these days and not just residing in some Batcave in Gotham City. Instead, he’s dishing out fatherly advice to the tune of a rather gravelly voice (in large thanks to a hilarious attempt at a Christian Bale interpretation) and running late for school with his kids in tow. Calling...

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DC Comics: New Steampunk Covers

DC Comics knew what they were doing by releasing a series of steampunk covers – simply put, they were blowing their fans’ minds! With all our favorite characters from Superman and Batman to Green Lantern and Batgirl, there’s more than enough to feast your eyes on. Check out some of the telltale steampunk designs...

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When Words Fail: Surrealist Photos by Ben Zank

Self taught artist, Ben Zank, began his photography career by simply taking photos for fun. Eventually his passion grew and evolved into a surrealist art form that expresses his feelings when words become vacant and otherwise fail him. According to Zank, his self-portraits are meant to expand his viewer’s imagination and, there’s no doubt,...

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Throwback Thursday: Legend of the Seeker (SOS)

If you’re any kind of fan of fantasy, then you’re bound to have heard of Legend of the Seeker. It was an amazing television series based off of the novels by Terry Goodkind. It starred Craig Horner as Richard Cypher (the Seeker) and Bridget Regan as Kahlan Amnell (the Mother Confessor). Every episode was...

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The Invisible Artist

Artist Liu Bolin, also know as the Invisible Man, takes “blending in” to the extreme by camouflaging himself into the environment that surrounds him. Personally handpicking each environment as a further means of expressing his art, Bolin will spend hours, if not an entire day, being painted into any given scene. Check out some...

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Freaky Fun Activities!

Check out the newest IMPACT title ready for pre-order on the North Light Shop! Freaky Fun Activities is the first IMPACT book authored by Jay Stephens. This book is perfect for anyone full of imagination and filled with 25 step-by-step demonstrations just waiting to be unraveled! So check it out today!     ABOUT...

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Draw Awesome Animals!

Check out the newest IMPACT title ready for pre-order on the North Light Shop! Draw Awesome Animals is the second IMPACT book authored by Steve Barr, the first being Draw Crazy Creatures. His newest book is chock full of step-by-step demonstrations that use simple shapes and techniques for a variety of cute and cool...

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Fantasy Friday: Dragon Robot

In fantasy worlds, dragons are a major driving force of the mythology. But what would one of these imaginary creatures look like if it was thrown into the modern era? Check out artist E.J. Su’s adaptation of what he thinks a dragon would look like. His Dragon Robot, along with many others, can be...

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Wire Mesh Portraits

Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park creates meticulously gorgeous portraits using only wire mesh as his medium. Starting off with a projected photograph, Park slowly begins the process of snipping away areas of wire (as seen in the video below). Each layer of mesh is then added to the previous layer (only a finger width...