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Drawing Fantasy Landscapes - Illustrating Sceneries with CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO

Drawing Fantasy Landscapes - Illustrating Sceneries with CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO

Learn to draw realistic landscape illustrations using the paint software Clip Studio Paint! Besides teaching how to use the software and the basics of landscape illustration, the book thoroughly explains techniques to turn regular landscapes into fantasy worlds, also including examples of landscapes based on the elements of earth, wind, fire, and water. You will find insightful step-by-step tutorials explaining different painting methods too!


The book contains instructions for Clip Studio Paint, but the techniques and tips can be reproduced with other graphics software such as Photoshop too.



Chapter 1: Painting software basics

The functions of Clip Studio Paint Pro / Custom brushes


Chapter 2: Background illustration basics

Basics of composing a scene, lighting, perspective / How to draw staples of landscape illustrations / Drawing landscapes based on photographs / Turning landscapes into fantasy illustrations


Chapter 3: Elements in fantasy illustrations

How elements can make your illustrations more impressive


Chapter 4: Tutorials by technique

Speed painting / Silhouette painting / Texture painting / Perspective painting / Compilation of techniques


    ■ by Zounose, Tsubura Kadomaru

    ■ 257 x 215 mm / 160 pages

    ■ Published in December 2015

    ■ ISBN: 9784798611433

    ■ Japanese title: ファンタジー風景の描き方 CLIP STUDIO PAINT PROで空気感を表現するテクニック

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to Taiwan, South Korea


    Graduated from Tama Art University, Zounose turned freelance after working in art design for a game company. He participates in the creation of anime, as well as character and background illustrations for social games, and has authored various drawing manuals.


    Tsubura Kadomaru has always loved drawing and sketching, and in middle and high school was the head of the school's art club. She protected the club, that had become a manga study group and Gundam get-together, and its members, raising creators who now work in the game and anime industry. She studied oil painting in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Tokyo University of the Arts at a time when film studies and contemporary art were thriving. She has authored, edited, and conceived dozens of drawing manuals.

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