Fantastical Creatures Field Guide
Fantastical Creatures Field Guide: How to Hunt Them Down and Draw Them Where They Live
Fantastical Creatures Field Guide
William Stout, Aaron Lopresti
Track them . . . hunt them down . . . and then€“draw them!€¢ Engrossing and edgy€“a field guide to animals never before seen by living humans€¢ A mysterious journey for artists and anyone who loves fantasy€¢ Step-by-step instructions for capturing fantasy creatures with paper and pencilCome. Enter the world of fantasy. Bring your paper, your pencils, and your field guide to identifying the denizens of this mysterious world. What? You don€™t have a field guide? Don€™t be silly. Of course you do! You have Fantastical Creatures Field Guide. Author and artist Aaron Lopresti leads you on the daring hunt for the Utah salt beast . . . the dragosaur . . . and, of course, the mad men of Borneo. Each one shows how an artist can take a natural form€“mud, twisted vines, animal shapes€“and turn them into fabulous monsters. Pencil sketches drawn in the field, plus full-body paintings of the beas

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  • Educational
  • Fantasy

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The Fantastical Creatures Field Guide is a collection of short, one-page stories about different fantastical creatures. Each short story has a picture of the creature being described, and includes creatures from all seven continents. Each creature's story is written in news article form, which gives the stories a more realistic feel.

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