Go where no artist has ever gone before.
Bizarre terrains, enchanted forests, futuristic metropolises, ornate palacesthese are the places where adventure dwells. In this fun and fiercely original book from celebrated fantasy artist Tom Kidd, you'll learn how to set the scene for epic tales of adventure. Discover where Kidd finds his best ideas, the methods behind his glorious color sense, and how he turns it all into exquisite skies, glittering cities, spectacular rock formations, stormy seas, magnificent forests and other bold, breathtaking vistas.
- Learn to draw and paint fantastic settings in a way that makes them utterly believable
- Get imagination-sparking approaches for dreaming up these strange new realms, seeing the world around you with fresh eyes and finding ready inspiration in the most ordinary of places
- 13 step-by-step demonstrations show how ideas are developed into dynamic color oil and watercolor renderings, with some discussion of digital techniques
This book is your ticket to destinations of absolute wonder and bizarre beauty. Thrill your viewers by transporting them to locales so vast and unreal, it will take their breath away.
About the Author
Tom Kidd has been a top award-winning fantasy artist for 20+ years, known for his colorful palette and unique fantasy worlds. He's been featured in many volumes of Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art and has won many awards. He has exhibited at many museums and provided conceptual and design work for companies such as Disney and American Express.