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  • Beginner's Guide to Sketching

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BUHHZ
    Paperback
    Following the success of Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Characters, Creatures & Concepts, 3dtotal Publishing presents readers with another fun, inspiring book on traditional sketching, with a focus on sci-fi themes. From robots and spaceships to buildings and aliens, Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Robots, Vehicles & Sci-fi Concepts is an informative starting point for any sci-fi-loving beginner artist who needs an introduction to traditional drawing and rendering techniques. Richly illustrated tutorials by industry professionals will guide the reader through learning a wide range of drawing tools, the basics of lighting and perspective, creating different rendering effects, and how to create sci-fi concepts that are both convincing and excitingly futuristic.
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  • Graphite 10

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BUBMB
    Paperback
    GRAPHITE 10 is 104 pages of the most inspiring and beautifully presented content focused on traditional drawing and illustration. As always, in this issue readers will be guided through the creative processes of a diverse selection of the best and most inspiring artists from around the globe and given an invaluable insight into how to create gripping illustrations and believable creature designs, and how to capture the raw energy of an urban environment in a sketch.
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  • Character Design Quarterly 7

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BUAYJ
    Paperback
    Character Design Quarterly is filled with inspiring advice and new techniques from popular professional character designers, visual developers, and illustrators. Learn how to transport a character from the first germinations of an idea, through invention and deeper explorations, to a polished coherent final design. Follow quick tip guides and inspirational articles to learn new skills and even try out a new style for your work. Added to this, you can find out what it takes to become a professional designer in our interviews with top studios, professional freelancers, tutors and educators. Character Design Quarterly offers a fantastic launch pad for developing your design skills to exciting new heights!
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  • Digital Painting in Photoshop: Industry Techniques for Beginners

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BSYYF
    Paperback
    Learn how to paint digitally in Adobe Photoshop; the key professional software for illustrators, video game artists, and the CG industry. Inside Digital Painting in Photoshop: Industry Techniques for Beginners is everything the budding digital painter needs to know about the customizable Photoshop interface, its efficient tools, essential painting brushes, and complex layers and masks. Explore the endless possibilities of digital painting through three highly detailed step-by-step tutorials which look intricately at key processes and techniques. Discover how to subtly integrate photo textures, create custom brushes, and generate impressive effects to develop your own incredible artworks. Digital Painting in Photoshop: Industry Techniques for Beginners is an essential guide for beginners, students, and those who want to learn more about how to harness the significant power of Photoshop as a painting tool.
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  • The Sketch Encyclopedia

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BSBRI
    Hardback
    A book like no other, The Sketch Encyclopedia is an ideal art resource for anyone wanting to take their first steps into sketching or drawing. With over 1,000 drawing projects, each broken down into four key steps for practicing your skills, there is enough to keep you sketching for years! Learn the fundamental skills of drawing from The Sketch Encyclopedia's extensive introduction covering tools, line making, light theory, perspective, and texture before exploring the different effects you can create with the book's texture library. Armed with a wealth of artistic knowledge, embark upon your own sketches using the many different subjects covered in The Sketch Encyclopedia. With topics including creatures, people, buildings, famous landmarks, vehicles, and nature, there is a sketching project to appeal to everyone.
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  • Graphite 9

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BRZNT
    Paperback
    GRAPHITE 9 is 104 pages of the most inspiring and beautifully presented content focused on traditional drawing and illustration. As always, in this issue readers will be guided through the creative processes of a diverse selection of the best and most inspiring artists from around the globe and given an invaluable insight into how to create gripping illustrations and believable creature designs, and how to capture the raw energy of an urban environment in a sketch.
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  • Sketching from the Imagination

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BDCZH
    Paperback
    Concepts are where all great ideas begin. Whether scribbled in a sketch pad or on a napkin, concepts are a way for artists to develop their skills and discover interesting shapes and forms that can be developed into their next masterpiece. In Sketching from the Imagination, 50 talented traditional and digital artists have been chosen to share their sketchbook works, from doodled concept sketches to fully rendered drawings. A visually stunning collection packed full with useful tips, Sketching from the Imagination is an excellent value resource for concept design to inspire artists of all abilities.
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  • Anatomy for 3D Artists

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BAPDV
    Paperback
    Anatomy for 3D Artists is an essential teaching guide for sculpting human anatomy. Non-software specific, it is packed with everything today's 3D artist needs to know to tackle the difficult task of recreating the human form in 3D. Starting with 2D references, and moving on to practical and advanced 3D sculpting-including topology and animation preparation-every stage in the creation of an ideal male and female figure is covered. Featuring established artists such as Chris Legaspi and Mario Anger, there are also several master projects for an informative and in-depth overview of the 3D sculpting process, showing how the ideal human form can be adapted to fit any shape!
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  • Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Characters, Creatures and Concepts

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BAGLK
    Paperback
    The ability to sketch confidently is an integral part to the beginning of any concept artist's workflow! The Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Characters, Creatures and Concepts teaches the fundamentals of sketching, showing how important concept sketching is to artists of all levels. Established artists such as Rovina Cai, Justin Gerard, Nick Harris, and Rebeca Puebla explain how and when to use a variety of sketching materials, before moving on to warm-up exercises and top tips. The book also features master projects that show how to progress from early concepts, through poses, designs and costume elements, to a completed scene. Rovina Cai is a freelance illustrator from Melbourne, Australia, and has been featured in publications such as Spectrum Fantastic Art and American Illustration. Justin Gerard specializes in fine art and illustration and is based in Georgia, USA. He provides high-quality, original artwork for the publishing, game, and movie industries. Nick Harris is an established UK-based illustrator, having worked in the industry since 1982, who has specialized in artwork for various children's publications. Rebeca Puebla is a Spanish 3D senior character artist living in Madrid, Spain, working for Gameloft. Projects have included design, animation, and post-production for Ender's Game.
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  • Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-Fi

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: BABIO
    Paperback
    The humble sketch is the foundation of great art, where thoughts and concepts first come to life as an image-but rarely are sketches celebrated like they deserve to be for their power to explore, inspire, and entertain. In Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi, a selection of fifty talented traditional and digital artists, ranging from industry legends to talented up-and-comers, have been chosen to share their sketches and reveal the ideas, inspirations, and techniques behind their creative processes. Continuing the high-quality format of 3dtotal Publishing's previous successes, Sketching from the Imagination: An Insight into Creative Drawing and Sketching from the Imagination: Fantasy, this new title is dedicated to fantasy's sibling genre, sci-fi, in all its forms. From doodles of robots and aliens to concept designs for spaceships and speculative life-forms, including rendered drawings of invented worlds, Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi presents a handpicked collection of the best sketches and drawings by sci-fi artists from across the globe-each with their own unique style and approach to the genre. Each artist presents an impressive showcase of images from their sketchbooks, accompanied by their own enlightening commentary, and page upon page of useful tips, techniques, creative insights, and invaluable advice for getting your ideas out of your brain and onto the page. Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi is not only a must-have resource for any concept designer's shelf, but a stunning compilation of drawings that will delight sci-fi fans and any admirer of beautiful artwork.
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  • Master the Art of Speed Painting

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: AYZPC
    Paperback
    For matte painters and concept artists working in the movie, videogame, and TV industry, it can often be important to be able to quickly and efficiently create artwork, for storyboarding and storytelling purposes. Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques aims to be the go-to book for artists training to enter the industry, and for established artists looking to brush up on their knowledge of speed painting. Featuring helpful time-saving tips and techniques from established industry artists, such as how to create and use custom brushes, and how to implement an impressionistic style, there's plenty to offer to help the artist master their craft. In addition, there are time-specific guides for painting in 10-, 30-, 60- or 120-minute periods, all to enable the artist to tailor their abilities to suit any situation that might arise in the high-pressure, time-sensitive creative industry. Become a speed-painting master in no time! Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques also aims to fill a void within the digital art book market, as no directly comparative title currently exists. In today's fast-moving world, speed is often of the essence, and this book will become an essential guide for students and established artists alike.
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  • Sculpting from the Imagination: ZBrush

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: AYWJV
    Paperback
    Sketches are the foundations of great art, where thoughts and concepts first come to life as an image, and the process is no different for a 3D artist. In Sculpting from the Imagination: ZBrush, fifty talented digital artists showcase their ZBrush artwork, share their inspirations, and explain their approaches to sculpting in 3D. From rough models molded in digital clay, to entire characters, creatures, animals, and more, Sculpting from the Imagination: ZBrush presents a stunning visual adventure into 3D sketching. Packed with useful tips and creative insights, this book is an invaluable resource that will inspire 3D artists of all abilities.
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  • Beginner's Guide to Comic Art: Characters

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: AYKOH
    Paperback
    Your journey into the world of comic art begins here! 3dtotal's latest successful Beginner's Guide delves into the creative processes behind great comic art, outlining both the traditional and digital tools of the trade. Learn all about the comic workflow, from storyboarding to speech balloons, line art, inking, coloring, and background gradients. A comprehensive comic art theory chapter will help you get to grips with narrative, composition, perspective, depth, light, color, anatomy, and environments. Learn the tricks of the trade as top artists create a mini comic book from scratch, describing in detail their working process. A visual glossary of everything from bounding boxes to poses and expressions, plus a breakdown gallery, will also help you on your way to comic success!
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  • Sketching from the Imagination: Characters

    3DTotal Publishing

    Product Code: AXVON
    Paperback
    Sketches and drawings are the foundations of great art, where thoughts and concepts first come to life as an image. In Sketching from the Imagination: Characters, fifty talented artists share their sketches, inspirations, and approaches to creating characters. This book is a visually stunning collection packed with useful tips and creative insights--an invaluable resource that will inspire artists of all abilities.
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