Digital Fantasy Painting is a complete guide to this fascinating medium. Featuring work from 36 renowned fantasy artists, this book helps the reader to master the skills, techniques and tools needed to create cutting-edge paintings.
Dazzling visual imagery in films such as The Matrix and Bladerunner, as well as the sophisticated graphics of contemporary computer games, have created a new generation of digital artists. Digital Fantasy Painting is a practical introduction to inspire those wanting to work or play in 3D graphics.
The book begins with a review of the most popular software, showing readers the wealth of digital tools available and demonstrating how these can be used most effectively.
Following on is a stunning showcase from the world's finest fantasy artists, with an in-depth look at their work. There are step-by-step instructions and expert insights into the specific techniques needed to:
create realistic hair, skin and expressions
• master the art of lighting a scene
• design fantasy people and creatures (from demons and the undead, to monsters, dragons and robots)
• bring breathtaking landscapes to life
• bring all the elements together to create a finished piece of art.
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Michael Burns is a writer and journalist and has worked on many leading graphics and digital magazines. Michael has been Editor-in-Chief of Computercreative, Editor of CGI magazine and still contributes regularly to CreateOnline, Creation, Macworld, and Computer Arts. He has a lifelong enthusiasm for digital fantasy art and knows a great many artists working in the field, ranging from the USA to Europe and the UK.
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Book Description HarperCollins, U.K., 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 22cm x 25cm. A new book from the store, with minor self wear. The book and dust jacket is new but the dust jacket has a small tear (3cm), at the back top near the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 000543
Book Description Collins, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007160038