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Fantasy world-building : a guide to developing mythic worlds and legendary creatures

Author: Mark A Nelson
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When artists and designers explore or create a fictional setting, the milieu must be completely fleshed out, explained, and designed. Comics and gaming art veteran Mark Nelson explores and demonstrates his methods for fashioning visually stunning, believable environments for fantasy creatures and characters. Scores of images and step-by-step examples illustrate how variation and experimentation lead to fresh,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Nelson
ISBN: 9780486828657 0486828654
OCLC Number: 1090279033
Description: vii, 151 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Working as a visual problem solver --
Ideas --
Habitats --
Animals --
Birds --
Fish --
Insects --
Survival --
Warfare --
Spirit --
Wardrobe --
Architecture --
Tech industry --
Transportation --
Other worldly --
Putting it all together.
Responsibility: Mark A. Nelson ; foreword by Todd Lockwood.

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"When artists and designers explore or create a fictional setting, the milieu must be completely fleshed out, explained, and designed. Comics and gaming art veteran Mark Nelson explores and demonstrates his methods for fashioning visually stunning, believable environments for fantasy creatures and characters. Scores of images and step-by-step examples illustrate how variation and experimentation lead to fresh, original designs for otherworldly beings and their environments and stories"--

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