By William O'Connor
Everything you ever desired to find out about dragons, yet have been afraid to discover out!
Fantasy artists can now breathe more uncomplicated due to this much less perilous substitute to drawing dragons from existence. Dracopedia provides you with secure, easy accessibility to the world's such a lot in demand dragon species, from tiny, harmless feydragons to the ferocious wyvern.
For years, artist William O'Connor has traveled the globe, learning dragons of their common environments. His findings, box notes and sketches were compiled for the 1st time into this unmarried, fantastically illustrated compendium--a traditional and cultural heritage of the beasts in addition to a step by step drawing workshop.
- Details of the anatomy, habit, habitats and legends of thirteen significant dragon families
- Heavily illustrated with box sketches, anatomical experiences and gesture drawings
- Shows the start-to-finish production of thirteen remarkable work, illustrating key ideas that follow to each medium
- Dragon demonstrations comprise: amphiptere, Arctic dragon, Asian dragon, basilisk, coatyl, dragon, dragonette, drake, feydragon, hydra, sea orc, wyrm, wyvern
Dragons have terrorized and thrilled people for centuries--continue the culture with Dracopedia. it is choked with thought for placing "fierce" into your fable paintings, in addition to the proof to maintain your dragons real to life.
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