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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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...

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Detailed Millennium Falcon Model Crafted With Cardboard

Here at IMPACT, we definitely love Star Wars. Who doesn’t?? Though it wasn’t a living character, Han Solo‘s ship, the Millennium Falcon, was pretty much a character itself in the original trilogy. That ship has become iconic not just with the Star Wars series but with the whole sci-fi genre! So naturally when I...

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Hobbit Art Journal Page

Can’t Get Enough Bilbo Baggins! One of the best parts about our jobs as editors is that we sometimes get little surprises from our authors! As a present over the holidays, contributing Art Journal Kickstarter artist Luis Montero gifted this amazing hobbit art journal page and homemade frame to the editor of the book....

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Into the Woods Movie

The Into the Woods movie finally made its debut over this holiday season. If you’re familiar with the original work, then rumor has it that you won’t be disappointed with this movie adaptation. In fact, it’s received great reviews so far. But how can it not with such a talented cast of actors and...