Fantasy Art Now: The Very Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art & Illustration

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HarperCollins, Oct 23, 2007 - Art - 192 pages
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Whether you are a fantasy artist looking for ideas and inspiration, or a fan of the genre interested in following the work of the finest, freshest, and most exciting talents in the world of fantasy art today, Fantasy Art Now gives you all you need in one lush full-color volume.

Inside you'll find:

  • An inspirational showcase of images from leading fantasy artists and rising stars
  • Many pieces of never-before-presented fantasy art
  • Artwork from the latest cutting-edge fantasy media, including graphic novels, book coves, card games, role-playing games, and more
  • The art of talents such as Clint Langley, Benita Winckler, Uwe Jarkling, Melanie Delon, Patrick Reilly, Soa Lee, Cyril Van Der Haegen, Anne Stokes, Francis Tsai, Robert Change, and many more
  • Each artist's inspirations, techniques, and the stories behind their work

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User Review  - Serge Pierro - Goodreads

An decent collection of Fantasy Art in various mediums - both traditional and digital. Within the digital realm, the programs used were: Photoshop, Painter, ArtRage, Sketchbook Pro and some 3D ... Read full review

Review: Fantasy Art Now: The Very Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art & Illustration

User Review  - Mark Lacy - Goodreads

Not that good, not enough inspiring pieces. Too many of them associated with RPG manuals and collectible card sets. Spectrum series is much better. Read full review


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Martin McKenna is an award-winning fantasy artist and author. His artwork has appeared on book covers for numerous international publishers, and he has illustrated games from Wizards of the Coast and Games Workshop, as well as many Fighting Fantasy titles. He works as a concept artist on computer games, film, and television productions, and has written several books on digital art, including Digital Fantasy Painting Workshop and Digital Horror Painting Workshop.

Boris Vallejo is one of the world's top fantasy artists, best known as the visual creator of Conan the Barbarian. His fantasy art books include "Enchantment", "Ladies", "Fantasy Art Techniques", and "The Boris Vallejo Portfolio", and he has also published two collections of his photographic work, "Bodies" and "Hindsight". Born in Lima, Peru, he now lives in the United States.

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