This is the ultimate and complete guide to drawing and painting the fantastical characters, beasts and landscapes that make up fantasy worlds. Every possible subject is explored in a spread-by-spread format through practical instruction, working sketches and step-by-step illustration. It features further instruction on painting realistic details such as expression, movement, skin and hair, clothes, armour and jewellery. It includes a stunning range of finished artworks by some of today's top fantasy artists. The traditional and digital media are covered throughout; also includes four feature sections completed by masters of key media and disciplines.