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The Spirit of the Rough Sketch

$ 12.95

This book features the work and techniques of Professor Emeritus of Fine Art at the University of Oregon, Ken O'Connell. 
Ken O'Connell has completed more than 56 sketchbooks and journals in the past 44 years. In addition to serving as an introduction to the value of the keeping of a sketchbook, this book focuses on experimentation and technique. 

 


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The Skillful Huntsman

$ 34.95 Out of Stock

A tale from the Brothers Grimm provides inspiration for three gifted students from the world-renowned Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Khang Le, Mike Yamada, and Felix Yoon were guided by their instructor, Scott Robertson, to create original design solutions for the environments, characters, props, and vehicles found within The Skillful Huntsman. The trio’s sketches and full-color renderings thoroughly document the creative process of concept design, revealing a host of intriguing places—from sci-fi cities to castles, and people—from giants to royalty. A must for artists, aspiring entertainment designers, comic aficionados, and anyone interested in the creative process, The Skillful Huntsman offers insight into the mysterious world of the imagination.

Size: 10" x 10"

160 pages with over 950 sketches & 62 color illustrations


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Sketch DVD

$ 9.95

This DVD will help you learn techniques to get the most out of your Copic Sketch Markers. Includes info and projects on Manga (Japanese comics) coloring, decorating a paper box, scrapbooking, making a greeting card, and rubber stamping. Step-by-step demonstrations are easy to follow and loaded with tips on refilling, blending, and marker effects. Run time: 21 minutes


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Shadows & Shading: A beginner's guide to lighting placement

$ 14.95

  • Understand different kinds of light sources
  • The difference between shading & cast shadows
  • How to properly color a variety of objects, from simple to complex
  • Shadow color theory
 
Shadows & Shading is a book designed for people who want to understand the basic rules of light when coloring, whether or not they draw their own art. This book is intended for beginners, who want to learn proper shading when coloring. Includes 4 clear lighting guides to help plan light sources under many different situations. Learn to break down complex images into basic shapes that can easily be colored.

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Science of Creature Design - Soft Cover

$ 44.95

The perfect companion for aspiring creature designers, the Science of Creature Design explains—and wonderfully demonstrates—the fundamental concepts of creating captivating, realistic creatures. Combining an in-depth knowledge of animal anatomy with an imagination as insightful as it is playful, Terryl Whitlatch delves deep into her own world to teach and inspire readers through science, creativity, and enchanting illustrations.


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Science of Creature Design-Hard Cover

$ 57.95

The perfect companion for aspiring creature designers, the Science of Creature Design explains—and wonderfully demonstrates—the fundamental concepts of creating captivating, realistic creatures. Combining an in-depth knowledge of animal anatomy with an imagination as insightful as it is playful, Terryl Whitlatch delves deep into her own world to teach and inspire readers through science, creativity, and enchanting illustrations.


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Product Design Rendering DVD Vol 2

$ 39.95

The second in the series of Product design renderings from Oliver Neuland. DVD lasts over 3 hours and shows a range of techniques and excellent marker illustration examples. Industrial and Transportation Designer Oliver Neuland presents his own rendering techniques in clearly marked out sections. Watch as he works his way through basic exercises and talks in-depth about tools needed for to get started in this exciting industry. Tools and details are referenced on screen as you watch his process unfold. Oliver Neuland is a design consultant who has worked and taught throughout Germany and studied Industrial and Transport Design at Massey University's Auckland School of Design in New Zealand. This DVD is in German with English subtitles. Run Time: 205 minutes. 


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Product Design Rendering DVD

$ 39.95

In this DVD, Industrial and Transportation Designer Oliver Neuland presents his own rendering techniques in clearly marked out sections. Watch as he works his way through basic exercises and talks in-depth about tools needed for to get started in this exciting industry. Tools and details are referenced on screen as you watch his process unfold. Oliver Neuland is a design consultant who has worked and taught throughout Germany and studied Industrial and Transport Design at Massey University's Auckland School of Design in New Zealand. This DVD is in German with English subtitles. Run Time: 126 minutes.


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Principles of Creature Design - Soft Cover

$ 47.95

As a master of her craft, world-renowned artist Terryl Whitlatch is intimately familiar with the intricacies of designing creatures that are at once fantastic and believable. In Principles of Creature Design, Terryl reveals the secrets behind designing creatures that do more than exist solely between the covers of a book. In her own words, “designing a creature that can survive in a world, interact with its own and other species, and go on to make an impact is designing with intent—the end goal of creature design.”


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Principles of Creature Design - Hard Cover

$ 64.95

As a master of her craft, world-renowned artist Terryl Whitlatch is intimately familiar with the intricacies of designing creatures that are at once fantastic and believable. In Principles of Creature Design, Terryl reveals the secrets behind designing creatures that do more than exist solely between the covers of a book. In her own words, “designing a creature that can survive in a world, interact with its own and other species, and go on to make an impact is designing with intent—the end goal of creature design.”


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