An inspiring collection of drawings and articles exploring the sketchbooks and artistic practices of 50 talented sci-fi concept artists.
Sketches and drawings are the foundations of great art, where thoughts and concepts first come to life as an image. In Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi, 50 talented traditional and digital artists showcase their sketches, share their inspirations, and explain their approaches to drawing sci-fi art. From doodles of robots and aliens, to concept designs for spaceships and speculative life-forms, Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi is a visually stunning collection packed with useful tips and creative insights – an invaluable resource that will inspire artists of all abilities.
Softback 320 pages
Dimensions: 210mm x 230mm
Paper quality: Full colour premium paper pages
The 50 Featured Artists
Ian Jun Wei Chiew
Chris Thomas Sanders
Al Jerek Torrijas
“It’s great to see a book showcasing beautiful paintings; however it’s a rare thing to see the true bones of a masterpiece. This collection of drawings and sketches lets you see just that: the initial ideas and designs created by these talented artists. This is an incredible feast for the eyes for everyone, from the novice to the professional, and most of all the artist in all of us”
Freelance Conceptual Artist/Illustrator
“Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi is chock-full of fresh inspiration! This beautifully designed book includes a fantastic collection of sketches, along with helpful descriptions and tips by talented artists. Sketching ideas is one of an artist’s most valuable skills. Whether you are a 2D or 3D artist, this is a must read”
Freelance Creature Designer
“This book is a perfect fit for anyone who’s interested in learning more about sketching. Every page is filled with truly insightful words and awe-inspiring sketches that will make you want to take up your pencil, start sketching and get lost in your imagination”
Illustrator/Visual Development Artist
“This book contains the essentials for discovering new methods for refreshing your ideas and techniques for sketching sci-fi. As an avid admirer of sketching, I find it beneficial for both beginners and more professional artists. After reading it, the only question that remains is, ‘What brush will I pick for my new sketches?’”
“Sketching is the most important stage of producing creative work. As an illustrator, it is where the fun part of the creative process begins. This book gives us a closer look at those ‘fun’ moments from various artists across the globe – a rare peek at their sketching process which sometimes tells more stories than the finished works”
- Incroyable Review by Benjamin Fromont
Book is a true bible for the imaginary. The sketches are just beautiful, the work of the artists are just breathtaking! I highly recommend it for people who love sketches and work the imagination! (Posted on 04/01/2017)
- Amazing! Review by Dan
- Really great Review by frederic
(Posted on 04/04/2016)
- Truly Inspiring Review by Captain Kristoff
The print quality and pictures are all of the highest standard too, along with the other books in the series I consider this a must have! (Posted on 19/02/2016)
- Outstanding! Review by Anzal
- Riddled with inspirational content. Review by Justown
- The book of Sci-Fi Review by Franck
Alls Actors are the best for film concept, ideas,and mores..
(Posted on 11/10/2015)
- Let's you appreciate sketches more Review by Rafael John
And when I got it. I just couldnt help myself but be inspired. The artworks along are in their truest form and are brilliant. I love how this book lets you into the artists mind and shows you their way of thinking or imagination when creating their ideas to life. I have decided to dedicate time to sketching because of this book, one habit I forgot to do as I was growing up. (Posted on 22/08/2015)
- An infinite source of inspiration Review by Lalo Espejo
- Overdosis Review by Alfred
- Inspirational, as always Review by Matt Wooding
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