Create Gruesome Ghouls for Graphic Novels, Computer Games, and Animation
Keith Thompson - All books by this author
Graphic artists who can create convincing, scary images of monsters are always in demand for graphic novels, comic books, and computer games. Hereís 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
About The Author:
Keith Thompsonís innovative illustrations appear in books and magazines around the world. He is also the author of 50 Robots to Draw and Paint and 50 Fantasy Vehicles to Draw and Paint, both available in North America from Barronís. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.
Paperback / 128 Pages / 8 3/4 x 11 / 2008