Learn to Draw Dragons
Techniques and Patterns for Artists and Crafters
by Lora S. Irish

215 x 280mm

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing, PA, USA


ISBN 978-1-56523-863-3

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Extract from back cover of book:

Create your own dragon art from more than 50 patterns

Dragons have captured the imaginations of artists for eons. Images of these fiery beasts appear in the earliest myths, on the armor of medieval knights, and in today’s popular culture. Use this book to create your own fantastic renderings of mankind's favorite foe - the dragon!

Dragon aficionado and acclaimed artist Lora S. Irish shares tips and techniques for creating your own exciting dragon drawings. Whether you are a beginner or an accomplished artist, you'll find terrific ideas for dragon art in any medium.

Discover how to bring out your dragon's personality with ornamentation and how to draw realistic scales. Get fundamental insights on legendary dragon breeds and practical anatomy. This treasure trove of dragon designs offers more than 50 original patterns, ready for use across a variety of arts and crafts.

- Learn to draw realistic-looking dragons
- More than 50 original, ready-to-use designs
- Guide to dragon breeds and anatomy
- How to add personality and draw scale patterns
- Ideal sourcebook for a multitude of arts and crafts

Photos: Colour and black and white line patterns




Dragon Breeds

Dragon Anatomy
- Mammalian Body Style
- Repitilian Body Style
- General Skeletal Structures
- Wing Structures

Adding Facial Ornamentation
- Designing Skull Ornamentation
- Creating Fire-Breathing Dragons
- Choosing Ornamentation

Drawing Scales
- Scaling Options and Ideas
- Making Scale Grids

Creating Designs