Following the success of Fantasy Workshop, the ImagineFX team turns to manga art for fantasy artists who want to progress to the next level. With reference to creative painting programs (including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Corel Painter), this must-have guide explains, with the aid of screen grabs, how to progress from basic “pencil” roughs to first-stage line art and finished color art.
Discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work for concept artists, matte painters and animators. Compiled by the team at 3dtotal.com, Digital Painting Techniques, Volume 1 offers digital inspiration with hands-on insight and techniques from professional digital artists. More than just a gallery book – within Digital Painting Techniques each artist has written a breakdown overview, with supporting imagery of how they made their piece of work.
For matte painters and concept artists working in the movie, videogame, and TV industry, it can often be important to be able to quickly and efficiently create artwork, for storyboarding and storytelling purposes. Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques aims to be the go-to book for artists training to enter the industry, and for established artists looking to brush up on their knowledge of speed painting.
eginner’s Guide to Digital Painting: Characters is a comprehensive guide for artists wishing to create convincing and detailed characters. It features established artists such as Charlie Bowater (concept artist at Atomhawk) and Derek Stenning (freelance concept artist and illustrator, with clients such as Marvel Entertainment and Nintendo) who share their industry experiences by covering such aspects as posing characters, choosing the correct costumes, conveying emotions, and creating suitable moods.