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By William O'Connor

Unleash the Beasts!

For millennia historians, artists and scientists have chronicled their rules and discoveries of mythological and magical monsters in encyclopedias referred to as bestiaries. From Asia to the United States, Japan to the jungles of South Africa, the enormous menagerie of unique and mythical creatures has populated the imaginations of all cultures for centuries.

Beautifully illustrated and beautifully precise, Dracopedia: The Bestiary is a contemporary, yet no much less unsettling reimagining of the traditional model. it's an A-to-Z artist's consultant to animals of the mythical international. a few, just like the griffin and yeti, can be customary to you. Others--like the enigmatic questing beast and ferocious manticore--may appear new and unusual. a few will even hang-out your desires. contained in the bestiary, you are going to find:

  • Secrets of every animal's evolution--origins, habitat, anatomy, vitamin and more.
  • Fantastic illustrations created utilizing pencil sketches and electronic coloring.
  • Four-stage demonstrations taking you from idea and layout to under-painting and completing details.

By drawing at the varieties and lines of extra pedestrian animals, you will easy methods to provide form to the weird creatures that roam the depths of your mind's eye, including to the bestiary of the ages.

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