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By John Stanko

Deliver the ability of realism in your myth drawings!

Great fable artwork transports audience to a realm the place the most unlikely turns into much less so, and all demeanour of odd beasts and beings reside. It takes greater than fierce mind's eye to create those worlds. nice reference pictures help you draw what you certainly see, supplying that all-important hyperlink to truth that enables delusion artwork to take flight.

Mastering fable artwork indicates you ways to take advantage of picture references of versions and props to create extra actual, fascinating and certain characters and drawings. begin by means of studying the dos and don'ts of operating with a version, the best way to organize your lights, and what makes a powerful reference photographs as opposed to a nasty one. Then persist with in addition to sixteen step by step demonstrations as grasp gaming artist John Stanko brings to existence wizards, sorceresses, barbarians, elves, vampires, dragons and extra. beginning with person characters and dealing towards compositions with a number of figures and motion poses, you'll find out how to transcend the connection with create daring and unique myth scenes of your personal imagining!

16 action-packed demonstrations supply professional recommendation and methods for:

• growing an imaginitive solid of characters and creatures
• selecting the right poses, point of view and lighting
• constructing genuine costumes and distinctive weaponry
• Composing a conflict scene
• Seamlessly combining photograph references with electronic editing
• Drawing terrific landscapes

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R O H M. N. P S O. P. Q. T R. S. Z U V W T. U. V. W. X. Y. Y X Z. , greenstick N • Nature of the fracture pieces • Impacted O : bone fragments wedged together • Comminuted P : multiple bone fragments • Pattern of the fracture line • Spiral Q : bone twisted apart • Transverse R : fracture line is straight across the bone • Oblique S : fracture line is at an angle 24 COLORING INSTRUCTIONS ✍ Color each structure and its name at the same time, using the same color. On the top figure: 1. Color the boxes ( A – C ) and the corresponding terms in the list with different colors.

Qxd 12/12/2008 11:09 AM Page 31 Aptara Inc. qxd 12/17/08 2:31 AM Page 32 Aptara Inc. Coloring Exercise 3-6 ➤ The Skull ™ FLASHCARDS 1, 2, AND 3 Facial Bones Bone Bone Features Bone Functions Only moveable skull bone Forms lower jaw: joint with maxilla 2 Maxillae (fused) B Contain maxillary sinus; cleft palate results if bones do not fuse Forms upper jaw bone, part of eye orbit, nasal cavity, hard palate 2 Zygomatic bones C Articulate with temporal, maxilla, frontal, sphenoid Form cheekbones, part of eye orbit Articulate with nasal cartilage Form bridge of nose Smallest facial bones Form part of eye orbit wall Articulates with ethmoid, palatine, maxillae Forms inferior part of nasal septum 2 Palatine bones G L-shaped bones (not shown) Forms part of hard palate, nasal cavity, eye orbit 2 Inferior nasal conchae H Protrude into nasal cavity Form part of nasal cavity 1 Mandible A 2 Nasal bones D 2 Lacrimal bones E Vomer F Cranial Bones Bone Bone Features Bone Functions Frontal bone I Contains frontal sinuses Forms forehead, eye orbit roofs, part of cranial floor 2 Parietal bones J Articulate with frontal bone (coronal suture K ), temporal bones (squamous suture L ), occipital bone (lambdoid suture M ), and each other (sagittal suture N ) Form most of the roof and superior portion of the side walls of cranium 2 Temporal bones O Contain mastoid sinuses, auditory meatus (ear canal), parts of ear, and the styloid O1 , mastoid O2 and zygomatic O3 processes Form inferior sides, part of floor of the cranium 1 Occipital bone P Articulates with first vertebra; spinal cord passes through foramen magnum Forms posterior portion and part of floor of the cranium 1 Ethmoid bone Q Contains some paranasal sinuses, superior nasal conchae Forms part of cranial floor, eye orbits, nasal septum, nasal cavity 1 Sphenoid bone R Articulates with all cranial bones; contains sphenoid sinus Holds all cranial bones together; helps form eye orbit U-shaped bone Attaches to tongue Hyoid bone 32 S COLORING INSTRUCTIONS ✍ Color each bone (or bone feature) and its name at the same time, using the same color.

S. Z U V W T. U. V. W. X. Y. Y X Z. , greenstick N • Nature of the fracture pieces • Impacted O : bone fragments wedged together • Comminuted P : multiple bone fragments • Pattern of the fracture line • Spiral Q : bone twisted apart • Transverse R : fracture line is straight across the bone • Oblique S : fracture line is at an angle 24 COLORING INSTRUCTIONS ✍ Color each structure and its name at the same time, using the same color. On the top figure: 1. Color the boxes ( A – C ) and the corresponding terms in the list with different colors.

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