Following the success of previous titles in this popular series, Sketching from the Imagination: Worlds of Magic showcases the fantastical characters and worlds of 50 artists and illustrators.
Chosen especially for this book these artists from around the globe take inspiration from folklore, myths, modern stories, and sometimes even real life as a basis for their imaginative work. Everything mystical, magical, impossible, and unlikely has fascinated us across the centuries and been an enduring theme in art, literature, film and TV. This book is packed with concepts developed and conveyed through the medium of drawing here and now, in the 21st century.
Artists of a dizzying array of styles and backgrounds throw open the doors of their imaginations for all to see the creatures and characters, people and places, and other unheard-of concepts that so many artists strive to depict. As with the previous titles in the series, Worlds of Magic gives artists the opportunity to share the ideas, motivations, creative strokes of genius, or simple chance that lit the fire beneath their imagination. This makes it not only a visual feast of fantastical magic from artists around the world, but also an absorbing and compelling read.