Drawing and Painting the Undead
Graphic artists who can create convincing, scary images of monsters are always in demand for graphic novels, comic books, and computer games. Here's the book that shows how to concoct these visions of horror! Every technique that artists need to create a terrifying painted purgatory is presented in this how-to manual, as author Keith Thompson instructs on the creation of zombies, ghouls, assassins from alien planets, and many more hideous specters. He starts by focusing on the basics of human anatomy, instructing on techniques for rendering skeletons, organs, and muscles, and then demonstrates imaginative ways of distorting these features, turning the bodies morbid, making them menacing or just plain ugly, giving them an aura of decay. He offers examples and inspiration for artists on creating--
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This book is amazing! Everything from silent hill to the sci fi like resident evil. I love this book and it inspired me to create some of my own paintings. "A true thing of power" I say. lots of interesting material on painting with dark colors that are challenging to work with. I loved this book from the first time I turned the page. Every technique for making your worst nightmare appear on the canvas in front of you. It made me go from bored to engaged in a second when I saw the cover.