Issue 26 of ImagineFX is on sale now in the UK… and in about three weeks’ time in the US and the rest of the world…Trading card special…Massive feature!
It’s a Kinda Magic…
We talk to the art directors and artists
of the major trading card companies to give you the lowdown on collectible trading cards. Featuring the art from World of Warcraft, Magic: The Gathering, The Lord of the Rings, Call of Cthulhu and many more. Interview!
The art of JS Rossbach
Meet this multi-talented French illustrator, Magic: The Gathering
illustrator, concept artist and designerWorkshop!
Macabre card artWizards of the Coast
artist Dave Kendall takes you through the creation of a dark concept from sketch to completion
Also in this month’s packed issue:Sketchbook
Acclaimed illustrator James Jean
shows you his sketchesArtist Q&A
This month, advice on recreating pencil and paper effects, faces, gold and armour Art Class
Melanie Bourgeois thinks her images are ‘dull’, so Lauren K Cannon helps her fix multiple light sources and contrast issues Workshops
The abstract dragon
Renowned illustrator JS Rossbach
shows you how that most famous of fantasy themes, the dragon, can be viewed in an abstract way
Ideas out of chaos
Bulgarian artist Svetlin Velinov demonstrates how you can overcome artist’s block
by finding shapes and forms in a chaotic sketch
Illustrate an epic space battle
Dr Chee Ming Wong, aka Koshime, provides a step-by-step guide to creating a space battle
Painting fantasy characters
Diane Özdamar explains how to paint realistic and dynamic fantasy
characters using PhotoshopON YOUR DVD9.5 hours of video tuition
Our workshop and resource artists have created over nine hours of tuition to help you create better digital art.
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