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How to Craft Mystical Beasts

How to Craft Mystical Beasts

How to Craft Mystical Beasts
Techniques to Make Articulated Mystical Beast Dolls & Gallery


Fourth title in Hobby Japan’s fantastical craft series! This book explains how to craft realistic mystical beasts that look just like they came out of a fantasy world.


A fox beast with a fluffy tail and soft fur, a bird beast with beautiful feathers, a beast that has the characteristics of both a deer and a dragon, and more. Learn how to make beast dolls with a mystical charm using materials such as fake fur, felt, and clay.


Popular artists explain their doll-making process step by step! A great book both to learn the secrets of the craft and to have a look at lots of amazing creations.



●The Winter Fox by Anya Boz

●Rokuryuu (deer dragon) by Lilacoo

●The mystical bird beast Nyx by Kazumi Nakayama

●The mystical winged beast Sunny by Kazumi Nakayama

●The three-tailed fox by Anya @ Anyamals

●The dragon's equipment by Moruhimeya


    ■ by Kisou Zoukei Shushushitsu

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 144 pages

    ■ Published in May 2022

    ■ ISBN: 9784798628332

    ■ Japanese title: 幻獣の作り方 可動式幻獣ドールの制作技法&作品集

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong


    Kisou Zoukei Shushushitsu is an organization that researches fantastical handicrafts from all over the world and records their creation process.

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