Fire-breathing beasts have soared in popularity in recent years. With Dragons, the newest addition to our best-selling How to Draw and Paint series, budding artists will find clear, step-by-step instructions for drawing these fanciful creatures. Featuring extraordinary information on the origin and history of dragons from around the world, as well as a wide variety of drawing and shading techniques, this book covers everything readers need to know to render their own versions of these impressive beasts. Dragons differentiates itself from similar books on the market because it features fantasy dragons as well as mythological dragons from around the world.
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.