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Forging dragons : [inspirations, approaches and techniques for drawing and painting dragons]

Author: John Howe
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Impact ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this amazing collection of dragon art, iconic fantasy artist Howe explores the inspirations and techniques he uses to render these beasts of myth and legend. Each dragon is gloriously presented on a double-page spread followed by Howe's working sketches and the mythology behind each dragon.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Howe
ISBN: 9781600613234 1600613233 1600611397 9781600611391
OCLC Number: 237195269
Notes: Includes index.
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Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Cosmic dragons --
Monsters & heroes --
Dragons of other worlds --
Farewell to dragons --
About the author & acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: John Howe.

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A collection of dragon art that features various medieval, celtic, gothic and sci-fi icons ranging from fire dragons erupting from molten depths, through sea dragons churning stormy seas. It reveals  Read more...

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"Peek within at some of the most vivid depictions of this beast that belongs to us all.... Praised be John Howe and may the fire within him never be extinguished." - from the foreword by Guillermo Read more...

 
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