Drawing: Dragons invites you into the fantastic world of artist Michael Dobrzycki and teaches you how to draw imaginative fire-breathing creatures from start to finish, no matter your drawing skill level. Featuring step-by-step lessons on drawing legendary dragons from around the world, as well as a wide variety of shading techniques in ink and graphite pencil, Drawing: Dragons covers everything you need to know to draw these fantastic beasts.
Many different types of dragons are included in this book, which have been categorized using the more common terms and definitions from role-playing games, fantasy books, video games, and mythological tales. Each dragon subject is introduced with a brief history of the creature and summary of its characteristics. "Did you know?" sections throughout offer fascinating dragon facts.
The step-by-step drawing projects included in this book are:
- Fire Dragon
- Eastern Dragon
Michael Dobrzycki is an accomplished painter, carpenter, puppet maker, and sketch artist whose work has been featured in more than a dozen children's books and small press publications over the last few years. In 2001, Michael was inducted into the Disneyland Entertainment Hall of Fame. He received a master's degree in illustration from California State University, Fullerton, and holds bachelor's degrees in both art and history from Whittier College. He is currently a visiting professor at Whittier College. Michael lives in Whittier, California.