Draw fantasy character concept art with the new issue of ImagineFX

Character concept art
(Image credit: Christophe Young)

This issue will help you create better fantasy character concept art and improve your digital art skills. Inside ImagineFX issue 206 you'll discover how to improve your Photoshop painting skills, create epic landscapes using Photoshop's layers, master Painter 2022's watercolour brushes, and paint a new portrait from an old sketch in Procreate.

Our cover artist, the amazing Christophe Young, shares his process this issue. The concept artist takes you from sketch to final painted figure, detailing his Photoshop tips as well as decision making on how to tell a story in your character design. If you need to get up to speed on the latest version of Adobe's software before starting our training, then download a free trial version of Photoshop.

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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.