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The Art of Drawing Dragons by Michael Dobrzycki

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CHAPTER 5FANTASY CREATURES

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From pixies and goblins to orcs and ettins, the figures on the next few pages are classified as fantasy creatures. Many of them share the same lore and origin as the mythological creatures in this book. You may ask, then, what is the difference? These characters aren’t limited to one or two appearances in a regional myth; rather, they’ve infiltrated fairy tales and other stories. Read on to discover the subtle differences between goblins and hobgoblins, as well as the characteristics that differentiate fairies from pixies. There’s always the possibility of encountering one and struggling to define the creature to your ...

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