Concept Art Backdrops

I’m continuing to try to improve my concept art with some more visually interesting backgrounds. I was really inspired by the art of Fernando Correa, I love his colors and the simple soft shapes he places behind his drawings. I wanted to try having crisp graphic circles behind my more brushy, impressionistic fantasy character. TheContinue reading “Concept Art Backdrops”

Cracking Ice Study

Yesterday @JTuff, aka incredible concept artist and streamer Jourdan Tuffan, did an environmental study warmup on the stream and posted his reference images for others to work from as well. Here’s my thumbnail-sized (heavy oil paint on paper) interpretation of an Arctic ice surface with feathering cracks and dark water underneath. I’m feeling a lotContinue reading “Cracking Ice Study”

Shrine/Monolith Concept Thumbnails

Here’s some oil sketches I’ve made today and yesterday – thumbnails for some art for our d&d campaign. I wanted to practice making some art based on a client brief – but the “client” is just Jacob, who very kindly provided his written descriptions. Paz Shrine: Deep in the thick jungle of northern Abraxis you finallyContinue reading “Shrine/Monolith Concept Thumbnails”