Card art for the Innistrad set of Magic: The Gathering. The trickiest issue with this piece was that the magic was to be dark purple. Usually magic is portrayed as bright and glowing which makes it show up well but dark magic requires a light background to show up so it took some balancing before the value scheme worked. The character designs were wide open so it was fun creating them.
I did this pic for a Magic: The Gathering card in the Innistrad set. The card name is Disciple of Griselbrand. There are some sweet pieces being made for Innistrad so keep it on your radar. You can read more on it here. While I experimented with more dynamic compositions and am a fan of them, this simple take proved to say it best. Nothing flashy, just a twisted priest having his daily chant over the sacred altar in a creepy room. Of course, the chance to paint skin tones in lime green is always nice.
Created for the Gatecrash set of Magic: The Gathering. This is personally one of my favorite pieces I've created for Magic. It came out close to what I imagined and I learned more about lighting and painting metal in the process.