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Concept Art: Drawing Imaginary Worlds Staff Pick

Ira Marcks, Illustrator / Cartoonist

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18 Lessons (1h 28m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:14
    • 2. Reality meets Fantasy

      1:47
    • 3. Questioning Existence

      3:40
    • 4. When Where What & Why

      3:11
    • 5. The Nature of Time

      7:28
    • 6. Environmental Effects

      3:16
    • 7. Details of Civilization Part 1

      1:19
    • 8. Details of Civilization Part 2

      6:20
    • 9. Distribution of Power

      3:45
    • 10. Cultural Values

      3:35
    • 11. Designing Technology

      4:00
    • 12. Signs from Other Worlds

      3:04
    • 13. The Right Ingredients

      2:36
    • 14. Finding Framing, Drawing Depth

      13:27
    • 15. Inking with Character

      9:44
    • 16. Tonal Planes

      8:00
    • 17. Color Scheme

      10:06
    • 18. Class Project & Wrap Up

      1:39
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Project Description

Assignment:

Give us a view into your imaginary world! Create a drawing, painting, comic or poem that shows us what it's like in this new, fantastic place!

Project steps:

Develop your world by answering questions I addressed in Chapters 3-11. Download the class notes for reference and borrow some world building tropes from my Signs From the Other World book.

Create a single piece of visual or literary art inspired by your answers. Download my 'Tips' worksheet for reference! The work should give us the feeling of what it's like in your imaginary world. Be expressive, emotive and unique in your vision!

Sharing Your Work:

Share your final art and/or progress with the class by uploading to the "Your Project" section. If you have any questions or need more tips, please let me know! I'm happy to help!

Want to keep drawing?

Check out my other illustration class: Ink Illustration: Bold Lines & Fearless Style

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