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Drawing Oriental Fantasy Landscapes

Drawing Oriental Fantasy Landscapes

Drawing Oriental Fantasy Landscapes

Illustrating Sceneries & Blending Characters with CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO/EX


This book will teach you how to paint fantastical landscape illustrations with an oriental atmosphere and elements using Clip Studio Paint. Through step-by-step tutorials, the authors explain their most exclusive techniques and important points for creating landscapes, including how to choose colors and how to blend characters into the backgrounds.


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

Chapter 2: Landscape illustration basics

Chapter 3: Combining oriental and fantasy elements

Chapter 4: Painting indoor sceneries

Chapter 5: Texture painting

Chapter 6: Painting from a motif

Chapter 7: Painting symmetrical landscapes


    ■ by Zounose, Fuzichoco, Tsubura Kadomaru

    ■ 257 x 215 mm / 160 pages

    ■ Published in September 2017

    ■ ISBN: 9784798615370

    ■ Japanese title: 東洋ファンタジー風景の描き方 CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO/EX 空気感のある背景&キャラのなじませ方

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong, 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.


    Fuzichoco is a prolific illustrator who creates art for light novels, social games, TCG, and more. He also regularly hosts live painting events mainly for professional schools.


    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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