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.

Peter Capaldi Ends His Reign as the Doctor

Peter Capaldi has been the Twelfth Doctor on Doctor Who for a few seasons now. He took up the mantle after Matt Smith. His first full season as the Doctor was series 8. Peter has now announced that series 10 will be his last. He will do the 2017 Christmas special, but then he...

The 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, 50 Years of Amazing Art

I can’t believe Star Trek is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Star Trek is a series that I’ve loved since I was a kid. I have extremely fond memories of watching the show with my dad and brother, imagining space and what was out there. Over the years the series has inspired so much and...

May the 4th Be With You. Star Wars Day!

Happy Star Wars Day everyone! May the 4th be with you! What are you doing to celebrate the best holiday in the galaxy? I’ll probably re-watch The Force Awakens for the umpteenth time. Today is a day for all things Star Wars! There are a lot of deals going on so make sure to...

Star Wars and Calvin and Hobbes Combine in Awesome Fan Art

I always love a good mashup. Some fan art combinations can be so perfect. This time Star Wars and Calvin and Hobbes combine thanks to artist Brian Kesinger. He’s definitely got the signature Calvin and Hobbes style down! Kylo Ren makes a perfect Calvin. I love seeing all the different antics he gets into. Poor...

Explore the Galaxy Far Far Away with Amazing Star Wars Art

Star Wars The Force Awakens premieres tomorrow (or tonight for those lucky ones with early release tickets) and I’m so excited to return to the Star Wars universe. Fan art has long been a wonderful way to celebrate the thing that you love. And there is definitely plenty of Star Wars art out there!...

Q&A With the Editor of Little Pony Drawing Book

How did the title of the book come about? The title, Little Pony Drawing Book, was relatively easy to come up with. After brainstorming with the author, Lindsay Cibos, I then went to a Title Design meeting where a group of us threw ideas back and forth. We new the book was going to...

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DragonArt Collector’s Edition Q&A With the Editor

*Interview with IMPACT editor, Mary Bostic. What was your favorite project and why? It’s not really a project per se, but I love the comics starring the wisecracking DragonArt mascot Dolusus. He has a lot of tips and jokes to share, often at the expense of his poor human minion. Tell us a behind-the-scenes...

Final Fantasy 7 Meets Big Hero 6 in Awesome Fan Art

Final Fantasy 7 is a game that definitely made a big impact when it first came out, and it hasn’t gone away. Final Fantasy characters have shown up in films like Advent Children and other games such as the Kingdom Hearts series. On top of all that, there was the recent announcement that Final...

Artist Uses Unreal Engine to Bring Legend of Zelda to Life

Unreal Engine is a pretty fascinating technology. I remember playing the Unreal game when it came out and being pretty impressed with the game mechanics and visuals. The game engine has made great strides since then and now with Unreal Engine 4, tons of people are showcasing amazing creations. I’ve seen people use the...

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...