The power of creation is at your fingertips! Orcs prepare for battle against high Elves, Dwarves retreat to the mountains and men march to the sea to reclaim crumbling fortresses. Fortunes are decided. Kingdoms are lost. Entire worlds are created. This book will teach you to bring your fictional realm to life with simple step-by-step instructions on how to draw authentic fantasy maps. Set the stage for adventure by illustrating domains, castles and battle lines, mountains, forests and sea monsters! Learn to create completely unique and fully functional RPG maps time and time again on which your world can unfold. All the skills necessary to create awe-inspiring maps are covered! • Landscapes. Add depth, balance and plausibility with rocky coastlines, towering mountains, dark forests and rolling plains. • Iconography. Mark important places--towns and cities, fortresses and bridges--with symbolic iconography for easy-to-understand maps. • Typography. Learn how to place readable text and the basics of decorative script. Bonus instruction teaches you to create fonts for Orcs, Elves, Vikings and dragons. • Heraldry and shield design. Depict cultural and political boundaries with shields and colors. • Advanced cartography. Includes how to draw landmarks, country boundaries and political lines. Build roads to connect merchants and troops, troll cairns and dragon lairs. And complete your maps with creative backgrounds, elaborate compasses and thematic legends. 30+ step-by-step demonstrations illustrate how to construct an entire fantasy world map from start to finish--both digitally and by hand!
Create authentic-looking maps of fantasy cities, hamlets, fortifications and more in a popular tabletop, RPG style. • 30+ step-by-step demonstrations show you how to create your own unique RPG maps • Learn how to draw fantasy cities, medieval settlements and more from a professional gaming illustrator • Tips and techniques for drawing fences, stone walls, forests, fields, bridges, footpaths, mountains, harbors, shields, coats of arms and other cartography elements Put your design and drawing skills on the map!
Every fantasy adventure needs an adventurer! Readers only need choose whether they want an Amazonian heroine, an intrepid swordsman, or another beautifully rendered character to star in their next illustrated masterpiece. Young illustrators will appreciate the step-by-step process that makes each figure an achievable depiction, whether they're beginners or seasoned artists. After mastering the characters, they'll be guided in making a final dramatic scene in which their heroes will face certain doom. Drawing techniques and tips from the pros make this volume a must for every artist's collection.
Imagine a remote village on a moonlit night. A nearby dense forest is alive with eerie echoes. This is Gothic-horror territory, a world of vampires, werewolves, and those brave enough to face them! Fantasy enthusiasts will love reading about each featured supernatural being and musing how it will fit into the next illustrated tale they weave. How-to sketches are accompanied by gorgeous full-color illustrations that will motivate artists of all levels. Whether readers are beginners or advanced in their illustration skills, there are plenty of clever tricks and tips to learn and add to their creative repertoire.
Most fantasy stories come down to a pivotal battle between good and evil. Which intrepid hero will dare take on the venomous villain? Sometimes, the perfect place to find inspiration for an illustrator's protagonist is history. This volume demonstrates that the past is rife with figures, both historical and mythical, who can serve as muses for a fantasy figure. Fairy queens, samurai, and knights are some of the characters readers will learn to draw through simple instructions accompanied by helpful illustrations. Perspective, 3-D shapes, and color palettes are just some of the essential topics explored that will take young drawers to the next echelon of illustration.
In the fantasy world, every thump, bump, roar, or growl could be a demonic dragon, menacing minotaur, or horrifying hydra ready to strike. This valuable guide helps young artists harness the powers of their imagination so they can create a whole universe of awesome fantasy monsters. It shows them how to animate them with a touch of magical energy. From terrible teeth to cruel claws, this motivating book offers step-by-step instructions about how to transform a blank sheet of paper into a hulking, bloodthirsty beast. Artists will learn the tips that professional illustrators turn to when creating the fictional worlds we know and love.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Drawing AlphaToons is as easy as 1, 2, 3...or A, B, C! Turn letters and numbers into animals, pets and crazy characters. Step-by-step pictures show you how to draw everything from pigs, sloths and piranhas to cuddly kittens and zany cartoon people using different letters and numbers as a starting point. Learn how to draw more than 130 funny alphabet and number-based cartoons Make your 'toons wacky by adding mustaches, mohawks and even word balloons Perfect for beginner artists When N becomes a nervous rhino, G becomes a goofy granny and the number 8 becomes a purple panda, the fun really begins.
This fun fantasy art instruction book explores the previously unchartered territory of Goblinoids. Artists of all skill levels will learn how to design, draw and paint every kind of goblin type of creature. This fun exploration of all six goblinoid ?races? of the fantasy world offers a highly practical, step-by-step approach to creating a wide range of characters from the humorous, quirky and cute through to the dark, evil and twisted.
Game Master Notebook Plan and execute your RPG adventures with this clever Game Master Journal. A clever mix of blank fields, lines, and graph paper allows you to list spells, monsters, and characters, draw maps and dungeons and plot out your entire campaign. 100 pages with blank space, lined and graph paper. RPG Style interior. Stylish Fantasy RPG cover art.
Whether they’re beasts, spirits, demons, or even aliens, most fantasy worlds are filled with monsters. Some are harmless—many more are deadly. Luckily for the discerning adventurer, this book is here to help distinguish between the two. As a popular series sold at conventions and on Etsy, animators Blanca Martinez de Riuerro and Joe Sparrow have compiled three volumes into one deluxe edition. Each creature comes with a full-color illustration, a set of simplified statistics, a description, and a history section indicating its folkloric history and the scientific phenomena that may have influenced its creation. With creatures like the Archdevil, Dryad, Fire Bat, Gold Dragon, Smoke Devil, Bomb Plant, Ettin, and Spirit Fox, any tabletop player will find the perfect creature for their next campaign.
BradyGAMES-Final Fantasy VIII Official Strategy Guide Features: Detailed Walkthroughs Boss Strategies Item & Magic Lists Complete Bestiary and over 450 Full-Color Maps! The ONLY Official Guide! Platform: PlayStation Genre: RPG
Game Master Journal - Lined & Dot Grid Notebook and Journal for RPG Game Masters. Plan and execute adventures and encounters, draw building plans, and dungeons as you plan your adventure as the Game Master, or on the go as a player. 120 Pages (Alternating lined and dot grid paper). RPG cover art. High-Quality 6x9in RPG Notebook. RPG accessories and supplies. Take a look at our Author page for more Fantasy and Horror RPG Books.
Playing roleplay games is highly addictive. The first rpg role with any dice can be the start of a wonderful hobby, that you can't get enough of. You can use this notebook to chronicle your adventures (page 6-200), take notes of all the characters (page 2+3), npcs (page 4), found treasures and achievements of your own character (page 5). Draw the world your dungeon master is telling you about. Recreate maps of dungeons. Write down everything that happens in your campaign, you session notes. Work out your backstories. Use your creativity! This is a perfect gift for every roleplay gamer and the members of his party.
MINSC AND BOO ARE BACK! And things have never looked more dire, as mysterious forces draw the legendary ranger and his crew of adventurers to RAVENLOFT, the Realm of Terror... where they find themselves face to face with undead horrors in the land of eternal night!
What if you crossed Archer and Brooklyn 99 with D&D? Welcome to Team Murderhobo, the hilarious adventures of the fan-favorite fantasy gaming party. What happens when the lovable barbarian, perpetually high druid, judgy paladin-absolutely no ninjas-and the others are thrown together? The punchline to all the RPG jokes ever told.