Creative Videos and How to Draw Lessons

Step-by-step drawing and painting lessons are wonderful, but sometimes, a video is even better, and we have drawing videos galore right here! Learn how to draw dragons with Mark Crilley and when your drawing hand needs a break, we’ll keep you inspired and entertained with videos from bands like the Beastie Boys (aliens vs. robots, oh yeah!) and banned ads containing zombies in the UK. Don’t see your favorite video how-to or want to submit your own? We’re all about that, and we might even feature it on IMPACT-Books.com!

Communicating Character Design with Colors

Today’s post comes from YouTube sensation Josiah “Jazza” Brooks and his book with IMPACT, Draw With Jazza. Colors are a great way to define character traits. Read on and use the handy character color wheel below for reference when creating your own character. Working With Color Exploration and experimentation are crucial to finding...

Learn How to Design an Exosuit

Exosuits are robot suits worn directly over the human form. They do anything people can do—but better. In addition to being an effective defensive shell, they enhance the wearer’s strength, increase endurance and house high-tech weapons. When your characters are ready to suit up and save the world, make sure they’re...

Drawing and Coloring a Mermaid for MerMay 2017

Happy MerMay everyone! Earlier in the month I discovered the wonderful hashtag MerMay. MerMay was created by Disney animator Tom Bancroft, much like Inktober was started by artist Jake Parker. The hashtag has taken off and I’ve seen a lot of people participating. We wanted to jump in with our own...

The Scream and Alien Covenant Merge in a New Mashup

Alien Covenant comes out this weekend. The Alien series is beloved. Though some of the recent additions to the franchise have left fans less than thrilled. Prometheus only seemed to get an okay reception. It’s sitting at 72% from the critics on Rotten Tomatoes but just 68% with audiences. The original Alien from...

Take a Trip to Wonderland in Alice’s Wonderfilled Adventures

I’ve always loved Alice in Wonderland. It’s a true literary classic. There have been many different versions of Alice over the years: live-action, animated, plays, movies, books, comics and more. With Alice’s Wonderfilled Adventures you can take a trip to Wonderland and color to your heart’s delight! Coloring is a perfect...

Color a Minotaur from Color the Living Island

Have you grabbed yourself a copy of Color the Living Island yet? Inside you’ll find full page illustrations that will take you through forests and grasslands, sea and sky, where you’ll discover and color an array of mythical beasts. Color a minotaur with fierce armor, an elegant deer spirit in the...

Manga Monday: How to Draw a Chibi

Learn how to draw a chibi with this step-by-step tutorial from Sophie-Chan‘s book Manga Workshop Characters! Learning how to draw a chibi is easy and fun. You can make any character a chibi! I always thought chibi versions of my favorite characters were just so cute. One of my favorite anime series...

Learn How to Draw Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon has long been a favorite anime of mine. I grew up watching the classic anime and reading the manga. The magical girl genre will always be one I enjoy and Sailor Moon will definitely continue to have a special place in my heart. Learn how to draw Sailor Moon...