Most people interested in fantasy art want to know how to draw dragons and unicorns, but never turn away from the coolness and mystery and power of the centaur. Centaurs have appeared in a lot of popular fantasy movies recently, from the Harry Potter series to the Chronicles of Narnia.
There's a lot of potential to create powerful, exciting art around centaurs. In fact, if you lean more toward "dark and disturbing" fantasy than the unicorns and pastles "lighter" fantasy, you should know how to draw a good centaur as part of your basic repertoire. The lesson below, while defintely made for the "lighter" and very young fantasy audience is a good place to start.