Go behind the scenes, and see how award-winning artist, Donato Giancola creates a dynamic composition before he embarks on a full-scale painting. So pull up a chair, and watch over his shoulder as Donato talks about his drawing process, including thumbnailing compositions for the greatest visual and emotional impact, and how he uses nature to inspire invented forms, all in this new video tutorial.

You can watch the first chapter of this video for free right here:

If you’re interested in seeing the rest of Donato’s ideation and sketching process, you can download the full-length tutorial by clicking here:

Drawing Dragons