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ImagineFX Issue 32

Issue 32 has landed...

Presenting The Sci-Fi Art Masters… HR Giger and Syd Mead.


This is a very special issue of ImagineFX. We’ve managed to get an audience with two true legends of sci-fi and fantasy art, namely Blade Runner’s Syd Mead and Alien’s HR Giger. Each magazine comes with two covers - one for Mead, one for Giger.

Both of these hugely influential artists are interviewed in-depth and we explore just how much these artists have influenced popular culture and art over the years.  Also, two top contemporary artists show you how to paint in the style of Giger and Mead.

ARTIST RESOURCES

Artist Q&A
This month’s artistic queries include how to paint realistic branches, placing characters and speed painting backgrounds.

Top ten tips on painting sci-fi landscapes
Gary Tonge dishes out ten creative ways to construct sci-fi environments.


WORKSHOPS

Creating an HR Giger-inspired illustration
Barringer Fox Wingard III creates an amazing piece of art inspired by Alien creator, HR Giger.

Creating a Syd Mead-inspired illustration
Taking his cues from the art of Blade Runner, Francis Tsai reveals how he created this month’s Mead-inspired cover image.

Painting the dragon tamer
Marek Okon reveals his tricks for successfully painting a scene in full sunlight.

Creating an environment from chaos
Gerhard Mozsi shows how he created a Blade Runner-inspired sci-fi environment.

Expand your creativity
Overcome artist’s block with a simple exercise from Marta Dahlig, designed to give you a thorough creative workout.

Bodyworks: How to draw heads
In the third part of his figure drawing series, Ron Lemen shares his tips for perfect heads.

Henning’s 101: Core drawing & workflow skills
Henning Ludvigsen explains how to master core drawing skills and improve workflow in part three of his basics series.

PLUS! Free DVD inside!
Featuring anatomy reference files from Ballistic, video tuition from Charles Bernard, high resolution multi-layered workshop files… and much, much more