Mythical Beasts: An Artist's Field Guide to Designing Fantasy Creatures
In Mythical Beasts: An Artist's Field Guide to Designing Fantasy Creatures, thirty talented artists show you how to sketch, draw, and render thirty mythical creatures. Learn how to create some of the best-known fantasy creatures including the werewolf, unicorn, and of course the fantasy staple—the dragon. Also included are lesser-known mythical beasts such as the Slavic Leshy, Japanese Jorogumo, and the Congolese Dingonek. Each creature has its own chapter which covers its history, how to render main elements, and variations, and one large final illustration. If you are a fan of mythology and fantasy, then Mythical Beasts is the book for you!
- ASIN: 1909414484
A Field Guide to Griffins, Unicorns, and Other Mythical Beasts (Fantasy Field Guides)
What should you do if you meet a unicorn or a phoenix? Where would you look if you want to see a griffin or a hippogriff? How do you defend yourself if a minotaur or harpy attacks you? These mythical beasts may not be real, but what if they were? This handy field guide gives you everything you need to understand these fantastic creatures of the imagination.
- ASIN: 1491406941
Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them
Adapted from the American Museum of Natural History exhibition Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids, this book explores an array of mythological creatures—and the real animals that inspired them. Lush photos showcase rare objects from around the world as well as models of mythical beasts like krakens and Rocs, along with fossils of actual extinct animals such as the six-foot-tall primate called Gigantopithecus and dinosaurs such as Protoceratops, which may have inspired the griffin. Also included are engravings, paintings, maps, and ephemera from the Middle Ages to modern times, all capturing the origins of legendary animals that continue to thrill, terrify, and enchant us.
- Brand: Sterling Signature
- ASIN: 1454922192
Children's Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Monsters
Discover the adventures of heroes and monsters that exist in the world of mythical and magical creatures!Stories have been told on every continent since the dawn of time, and some have lasted for thousands of years, becoming what we know today as myths. These fantastical tales educate and fascinate by creating amazing worlds and inhabiting them with wondrous feats of heroics and dastardly deeds of evil. Mythical Beasts & Magical Monsters gives children the opportunity to discover these stories, and encourages them to understand storytelling from different cultures.
- ASIN: 1465474625
The Compendium of Magical Beasts: An Anatomical Study of Cryptozoology's Most Elusive Beings
From controversial cryptozoologist and explorer Dr. Veronica Wigberht-Blackwater, The Compendium of Magical Beasts is a definitive field guide that explores the history, biology, and anatomy of mythological creatures.Approaching the fantastic with a scientific eye, Dr. Wigberht-Blackwater explains the history, habits, and biology of each creature's existence with equal attention to detail. Her research is accompanied by stunning scientific illustrations of each specimen's anatomy, providing a comprehensive view of creatures most often dismissed as pure fantasy.Combining biological fact with folklore, cultural studies, and history, this volume is crucial to science both fringe and mainstream. Locked in a dusty attic for almost a century, Dr. Wigberht-Blackwater's trailblazing work was recently discovered by writer Melissa Brinks, who spent months transcribing the journals she found. Brinks joined forces with artist Lily Seika Jones to digitize the doctor's amazingly detailed anatomical diagrams in order to share these revolutionary findings with the world for the first time.The Bestiary: Mermaid, Unicorn, Wild Man, Gnome, Werewolf, Troll, Fairy, Jackalope, Winged Horse, Centaur, Minotaur, Vampire, Dragon, Sea Monsters/Loch Ness/Kraken, Goblin, Sphinx, Phoenix, Harpy, Cyclops, Bans...
- ASIN: 0762464658
The Mythical Creatures Bible: The Definitive Guide to Legendary Beings (Mind Body Spirit Bibles)
Fabulous animals, specters from the shadow world, nature spirits, and sacred beings: these are the monstrous, marvelous, and mythic creatures that have come down to us in folklore and legend. Some probably have their origins in reality; others spring completely from the imagination—and they are all here, in this stunningly illustrated bible. It’s rich in history and images, and international in scope, covering dragons and serpents; weird insects like the Aztec Itzpapalotl; zombies, golems, and banshees; the watery Undine; the Monkey King, Sun Wukong; and much, much more. A fascinating and informative work.
- Brand: Rosen, Brenda
- ASIN: 1402765363
The Atlas of Monsters: Mythical Creatures from Around the World
A whimsical and imaginative catalog of fantastical beasts and creatures of myth and legend from around the world-complete with a code that needs cracking to uncover the mystery of the monster atlas!One day a collection of very old maps is found in a dusty library. They show where in the world monsters and creatures from mythology and folklore can be found. According to the notes left with the maps, they were made by Cornelius Walters, an intrepid explorer from the 15th century. But did Walters really make these elaborate maps, or is it all a hoax? The librarian who discovered them is not certain . . . and what are the strange messages in a cryptic code that Walters records in his ship's log? The codes throughout, once cracked, may indeed lead to something sinister that will happen should the atlas ever be published!This is a gorgeously illustrated and comprehensive catalog of monsters, beasts, and mythical creatures from around the globe, with an easy-to-read format and incredible detail on each spread.
- ASIN: 0762494840
The Book of Beasts: Color & Discover
A compendium of monsters, critters, and mythical creatures to color. Filled with mythical monsters from around the world, The Book of Beasts will take young readers on an epic coloring quest through ancient lands and lore. As they fill in the pages, children will encounter creatures from Aboriginal, African, Mesoamerican, Greek, Roman, Indian, Norse, Chinese, and Japanese tales. On the back of each page, kids will find background on the beasts in the book. Featuring a fully foiled cover.
- Brand: Sterling Children s Books
- ASIN: 1454922273
Mythical Beasts Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Books)
Fridolf Johnson, noted designer and former editor of American Artist, has created 30 handsome drawings of fabled creatures for this coloring book. Old favorites such as the mermaid, the centaur, and the phoenix are here, as well as some that are not as well known, such as the basilisk, whose glance can kill; the kraken, a huge sea monster sometimes mistaken for an island; and the manticore, who has the body of a lion, a spiked tail with the sting of a scorpion, a man’s face with three rows of teeth, and a keen appetite for human flesh.
- Brand: Dover Publications
- ASIN: 0486233537
- UPC: 800759233533
Coloring Book of Mythical Creatures and Beasts: Epic Fantasy Black and White Color In Designs From Mythology and Imagination
Journey into a fantasy world of mythical creatures and beasts! Free your inner artist and color in a wide range of simple to detailed creatures. Each design is printed on a single sheet. Included in the back are 3 BONUS coloring test pages!8.5x11 Soft cover MATTE finish paperback.36 Black and white creatures and beasts to color!Perfect for any age and skill level.BONUS Color test pages to practice color combinations and shading.Great gift for birthdays and Christmas.
- ASIN: 1792840209
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