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TOP 50 REVIEWERon August 22, 2012
This book with the subtitle, “Create Your Own Mythical Cities, Planets and Lost Worlds” is more about learning the basics and using digital tools to become competent in creating fantasy worlds.

This is a 125-page, softcover book the 1st half of the book covers such topics as:

Pencils & Ink
Watercolor/ Acrylics
Oil
Working Digitally
Sketching
Using references
Perspectives
Values, light and shadow
Architectural details
Distance, Depth and Scale

Skies & Clouds
Mountains & Caves
Forests, Trees & Foliage
Sand and Snow
Water & Reflections

Learning these basic design skills leads the author, Rob Alexander, to discuss such topics like:

Ancient Cities
Aqua City
Forest City
Subterranean City
Mountain Range
Seascape
Water World
Dream Scape

The last section, “Gallery,” covers some of his jaw-dropping pieces such as:

A Land of Giants
Nightlands
Desert of Ice and Sand
Vistas of Ruins
Watery Domains
Towering Fantasy and
Fantastic Viewpoints

As an artist for well over 30 years, this is a great resource as a reference guide for artist and a great learning tool for up and coming artists.

Great, great book.
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on November 12, 2010
Great book for starters. You'll learn most of the basics skills needed. Highly not recommended for those already experienced with the basics of art,
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on January 30, 2013
It came on time, is the same as shown in the picture and was in perfect condtion. Not much else to say.
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