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How to Easily Color Skin Tones with Blending and Layering

Fantasy and manga characters come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Humans can be pale or dark. Mythical beings can be all sorts of colors including blue, purple or green! You can really make your character whatever color you want. It’s all up to you and your imagination. Got your character’s...

Learn How to Draw a Mermaid

Learn how to draw a mermaid with a free step-by-step tutorial by J "NeonDragon" Peffer from DragonArt: Fantasy Characters.

Free Comic Book Day is Here!

Today’s the day! Free Comic Book Day is here at last. This year is the 15th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day and what a great 15 years it’s been. This holiday is a great time to introduce new people to comics, grab your favorites and try a new story out...

Meet the Editor: Brittany VanSnepson

How long have you been working at F+W? I’ve been working here for almost three years, as of April 2016. Crazy! It doesn’t seem like it’s been that long. What is the best part about your job? I honestly find it hard to pick only one aspect. I dreamed so long...

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...

Grab New Books With Our Friends and Family Discount!

Need some awesome new art books? Our shop is having a huge discount right now for friends and family. Enter code FFSUMMER40 to save on your purchase! Now’s the time to grab an exciting manga title like Manga Crash Course or Shojo Fashion Manga Art School, Boys.    You can even get...

Drawing Drill: Drawing Awesome Animals

Everybody has a favorite animal, but what is the underlying awesomeness that makes that animal so cool to your eyes? This week’s Drawing Drill challenges you to bring your awesome animals to life with their popping personalities and adventurous activities. So check out these inspiring animals from Steve Barr’s new book,...

Drawing Drill: Draw Your Labor Day Weekend Plans!

This week’s drawing challenge is all about your weekend festivities! So whether you’re out on a boat, lounging in a hammock or just sitting in front of the television – IMPACT want’s you to capture it on paper! And hey, if you just want to kick back and relax, wait until...

How to Draw Videos on YouTube

We, at IMPACT, are excited to announce that we’re revamping our YouTube channel! That means that all you have to do is visit our channel to get all of the latest content relating to our books and their authors. Not only will our how to draw videos show you everything from...

Pop Culture Weekends at Barnes and Noble!

I love pop culture. I love getting so into a story that I explore every part of it. Watch the show, get the merchandise, go to conventions to meet the actors, etc. I can be just a little enthusiastic. Ok, make that a lot. Today’s pop culture is full of nerdy...