Dreamscapes Myth Magic
Creating Legendary Creatures Characters
by StephaniePui-Mun Law
Open Dreamscapes Myth Magic, and enter a realm where fantasy springs to life in dreamlike colors, luscious textures and graceful compositions. I am always awe-struck by the beauty and intricacy of Stephanie’s watercolor worlds–she is able to make the paint flow and swirl with luminosity and vibrance, all while guiding the viewer through the piece with carefully placed details.
Continuing the journey of the original Dreamscapes, this second book by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law explores—in words and beautiful watercolor imagery—more legends of the sea, sky and earth. You will learn Stephanie’s secrets for calling forth maidens, mermaids and bewitching moonlight … for evoking dragons, enchantresses and tricksters … for turning seeds of legend and lore into spellbinding characters, creatures and settings.
• Use the sketches, color exercises and mini painting demos to warm up.
• Follow along with 13 full step-by-step painting demonstrations to create unicorns, tree spirits, witches and other iconic fantasy figures in watercolor.
• Discover a wealth of art techniques for painting mermaid scales, Phoenix feathers, glowing dragon eyes, flowing gowns, silken hair and a host of other dazzling effects.
• Get inspired by the ancient origins and folktales behind each mystical being.
Whether you paint fantasy or not, if you enjoy the magic of watercolor you will be inspired by the magic created on the pages of Dreamscapes Myth Magic.
Stephanie has been painting since early childhood, though her art career did not start until 1998 when she graduated from a program of Computer Science. After three years of programming for a software company by day and rushing home to paint into the midnight hours, she left the world of typed logic and numbers for the painted world. Stephanie works mostly in watercolor, but also experiments with pen ink, intaglio printing, acrylic and digital painting. You can find out more about Stephanie at www.shadowscapes.com, or follow her blog at http://shadowscapes-stephanielaw.blogspot.com/.
Learn more about Stephanie’s first Dreamscapes book.
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