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  • Format

    Trade Paperback

  • Pages

    160

  • TRIM SIZE

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    May 14, 2019

  • ISBN

    9781580935241

  • ILLUSTRATIONS/PHOTOGRAPHS

    300

About the Author

J. C. Amberlyn is an award-winning artist, animator, graphic novelist, photographer, naturalist, and animal lover. She's also the author of successful art instruction titles: How to Draw Manga Characters, How to Draw Dogs and Puppies, How to Draw Cats and Kittens, Drawing Manga Animals, Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals, and Drawing Wildlife.

How to Draw Magical Mythological Creatures

Create Unicorns, Dragons, Gryphons, and Other Fantasy Animals from Legend

J. C. Amberlyn

A step-by-step guide for people who love dragons, unicorns, griphons, and other creatures of legend.

Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, The Shape of Water, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, even My Little Pony are just a few examples of the mythological, fantastical, and supernatural stories currently in popular culture. Artists old and young enjoy drawing beasts and characters from their favorite fantasy stories.

How to Draw Magical Mythological Creatures continues a rich tradition of mythology and art. In this step-by-step guide to drawing all manner of creatures–from the Hydra and the Phoenix to Cerberus and basilisks–in pencil and pen-and-ink, J. C. Amberlyn combines her love of fantasy and mythological storytelling with her beautiful, detailed drawing style and love of all non-human creatures. Amberlyn covers all the basics of drawing so that even beginners will feel confident and successful. Included is introductory information on art technique and material basics and detailed, step-by-step instruction on anatomy, features, and finishing details.