Create and Customize the Dragon of Your Dreams! Learn to Draw Colorful Dragons If you can dream it, this book will show you how to bring it to life in distinct and dramatic color. With easy-to-follow, step- by-step instructions, Drawing Fantastic Dragons teaches the tricks and techniques to create your own amazing art. Start with a sketch of the dragon’s body form. Then add the head, tail, arms and legs. Next customize it with one of the many styles of horns, scales, claws and wings detailed in this guide. You will even learn how to add age, personality and animal attributes to your dragon. Lastly, author Sandra Staple shows how to finish your dragon drawing with amazing color effects. Packed with example after example, this hands-on guide features dragons of all shapes and sizes, and includes a special section on how to draw unique beasts like earth, air, and fire dragons, wyverns, hydras, and more.
Massive fire-breathing dragons can be terrifying or kind, evil or accomplices of the hero, but they're never supporting characters, and all expert fantasy artists know how to depict them. Now, for the first time ever, a master dragon drawer reveals his secrets for doing this, taking you along for the ride as he meets these breathtaking creatures face-to-face. Inside you'll find: Easy to follow step-by-step instructions for creating realistic drawings of dragons. Dozens of different types of dragons, along with their unique anatomical and personality traits. An exploration of the digital and hand-drawing steps a dragon drawer must know.
How to Draw a Dragon: "Cautiously approach the dragon, offer it a piece of candy or a little sister, and draw while it happily munches away." From the artist behind the wildly popular NeonDragonArt.com, DragonArt will help you create mythical beasts that awe, delight, and disturb the sweet dreams of little ones. Armed only with your trusty pencil and ink pen, you will begin your artistic quest by conquering a super-easy dragon that even the densest of wyvern could draw. With pace quickened by this cool achievement, you shall forge bravely onward to discover simple secrets and spiffy tricks for making your creature friendly or fierce, sorrowful or cynical—drawing them from all different perspectives, in flight or at rest (so vain, those dragons—they love to strike a pose!) and incorporating various styles of heads, limbs, wings, horns, frills, scales, tails and other details to make your particular beast original, believable and so darn groovy. Because dragons enjoy having others around to terrorize, disembowel and occasionally hang out with, this book will also teach you how you to populate your alternate universe with a whole cast of fantastic creatures, including mythical griffins, guardian gargoyles and deadly basilisks. All this within the curiously compelling, beautifully beastly, and brightly colored pages you hold in your hands, which by now are no doubt trembling with keen anticipation. So quit dragon your feet! (Ugh, wyrms hate puns!) Buy this book now and make your wildest, wickedest, fire-breathingest fantasies come true!
Author: Marie Kline
Release Date: 2017-11-15
Do you want to learn how to draw dragons? Dragons are powerful and majestic creatures and drawing them need not to be intimidating. This how to draw dragon book will show you how easy it is to draw dragons. Learn how to draw dragon in simple steps by following the step by step illustrations found inside the book. As you'll discover in this how to draw dragons for kids everything starts with lines, curves and circles. Spend many hours learning how to draw cute dragons and create wonderful work of art you can show to family and friends. What are you waiting for? Have a copy now and learn how to draw dragons for beginners like you! Age specifications:*How to draw for toddlers*How to draw for preschoolers*How to draw for kids ages 2-4*How to draw for kids ages 4-8*How to draw for kids ages 9-12 TAGS:how to draw dragon book, how to draw book, how to draw step by step drawing book, how to draw dragon for beginners, how to draw dragon in simple steps, how to draw dragon for kids, how to draw dragon for preschoolers, how to draw activity book, most popular how to draw dragon book
Author: Michael Dobrzycki
Publisher: Walter Foster
Release Date: 2007-07-01
Clear, step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of dragons, from baby dragons (hatchlings) and sea serpents to dragons of Western and Eastern origin Fire-breathing beasts have soared in popularity in recent years. With Dragons, the newest addition to our best-selling How to Draw and Paint series, budding artists will find clear, step-by-step instructions for drawing these fanciful creatures. Featuring extraordinary information on the origin and history of dragons from around the world, as well as a wide variety of drawing and shading techniques, this book covers everything readers need to know to render their own versions of these impressive beasts. Dragons differentiates itself from similar books on the market because it features fantasy dragons as well as mythological dragons from around the world.
Author: Douglas Florian
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-04-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Pull out your pencils! Everyone’s an artist in this lively and inspiring picture book full of wit, whimsy, and wacky imagination…and dragons, of course! Dragons of all shapes and sizes are on display in this high-flying how-to picture book from celebrated author-illustrator Douglas Florian. Get ready to meet dragons who love singing, cycling, playing musical instruments, and more—and learn to draw each one along the way. Then at the end there’s a big surprise: a dragon-drawing art show for all!
Author: Bob Berry
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Release Date: 2011-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
How to Draw Magical, Monstrous & Mythological Creatures is for artistic tweens who dream about the magical, mystical, and darker side of things. Starting with an introduction to various drawing tools and techniques, the goth-inspired title in the new Walter Foster Studio series for tweens will have enthusastic artists learning to draw their favorite creatures and beasts across three categories, including Magical Characters, Mythological Creatures, and Monsters. From a Manga warrior and a dragon to Medusa and the Boogeyman, aspiring fantasy artists will find inspiration on every page. Additionally, character history, folklore, legends, fun facts, and trivia-driven sidebars add to this fantastic experience.
Author: Eugene Epstein
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Discover master artists’ secrets as you learn how to draw fantastical dragons Similar to the award-winning Paint Like a Famous Artist, this title teaches aspiring artists how to create works of art that are inspired by great artists of the past. Combining clear art instructions for drawing dragons with magical “facts” and secrets from the exciting world of dragons, this book offers readers the chance to learn as they draw. A wide variety of artistic techniques are featured, including pencil drawing, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, and oil, to inspire artists to explore different mediums. Each technique is introduced by a master artist––such as Da Vinci, Reubens, or Picasso––so readers can discover new techniques and learn about famous artists at the same time!
Author: Dugald A. Steer Dugald A.
Release Date: 2017-11
This interactive guide features dragons from around the globe. It comes with a tuck box containing precut pieces to build a beautifully artworked European dragon with motorised wings and movable jaws. Enter the magical realm of dragons with this interactive guide. Build a spectacular 3D moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life! Find out everything you need to know about dragons from around the world with the 32-page book, from myths and legends to anatomy, behaviour and supernatural powers. Includes 46 model card pieces to make a fantastic model of a European dragon that comes with a wind-up motor to make its wings flap, and jaws that open and close; Visually captivating book explores the myths and mysteries of dragons from around the world; Features an anatomical insight into dragons, focusing on the wings, claws, skeleton, wings and more; also offers an exploration of the magical powers and abilities of various types of dragons.
Author: Inc Peter Pauper Press
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Soar on the wings of legendary creatures and take a journey into creativity! Learn to draw 30 dragons and fantastical settings in living color. Artist Jane Sullivan introduces the basics of drawing dragons, from dragon anatomy to imaginative creature creation, before showing step-by-step how to create striking fantasy illustrations. Draw dragons soaring through the clouds, sea serpents conversing with mermaids, star dragons traversing the galaxy, and volcano dragons breathing flame. Explore shading techniques, different ways to render detail, and most of all, what makes a dragon come to life. Perfect for artists and dragon fans of all ages and experience levels. World rights.
Author: Barbara Soloff Levy
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Step-by-step instructions show how to use simple shapes to draw accurate, character-filled likenesses of 30 favorite breeds: cocker spaniel, golden retriever, collie, dalmatian, Saint Bernard, poodle, 24 more. 120 black-and-white illustrations.
Author: William O'Connor
Release Date: 2012-06-26
An Artist's Field Guide to the World's Great Dragons! Creatures of great beauty and terrible ferocity, dragons have been featured and revered for centuries. Of the thousand-plus species still in existence, none have inspired more folklore and artistic awe than the eight species of Great Dragons. Within these pages, these fire-breathing monsters of legend - the rock stars of the dragon world - come to life through the work of artist and adventurer William O'Connor. Not since the original Dracopedia has there been such a beautifully illustrated and meticulously researched guide on the subject, with special focus on the distinctive features of each species - from the broad horns of the Icelandic white dragon to the elaborate neck frills of the Ligurian gray. Based on the author's expeditions to sanctuaries around the globe and consults with prominent regional experts, Dracopedia The Great Dragons presents never-before assembled facts and instruction to help you capture the heart-beating grandeur of these magnificent monsters. Inside, find everything you need to know to capture the essence of your favorite dragons through your artwork: Learn about the habits, anatomy and natural history of 8 fierce and fantastic dragons Each profile features sketches, drawings and start-to-finish creation of a stunning artwork, illustrating key concepts that apply to any medium Discover special techniques for achieving dramatic lighting effects, powerful compositions and the incredible sculptural forms and textures of dragons Includes a gallery of dragons and a foldout comparison poster
Author: William O'Connor
Release Date: 2011-07-22
Use this draw-inside, step-by-step instruction book to learning everything there is to know about drawing dragons! This book demonstrates how to draw everything from dragon fire and dragon armor, to the intricate dragon's scales and the elaborate dragon's head. Nothing is impossible with this sketchbook filled with many blank pages for you to follow along and practice.