Professional concept artist requirementsA lot of people ask me what skills are required to become a professional game concept artist. So, I will try to answer that question here.Professional concept artist requirements2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Firstly, there is actually very little demand for pretty, colorful paintings like you see in my gallery for instance. Smaller companies often see these 'mood paintings' as an expensive luxury. Larger companies often have very little use for 'mood paintings' and scenes.
In fact, in the 2 years since I have been doing concept art I have never been required to do any 'mood paintings' at all.
Generally, pretty scenes are only necessary for promotional marketing purposes and they are usually very tight, not loose. I have been lucky in the fact that I have been able to do plenty of tight marketing images from scratch, designing the entire image from my own imagination. However, most of the marketing art you see on commercial game packaging, posters and so on is probably done by an illustrator or graphic designer, using photographic references, 3d renders
Draw a Corset : Win a Corset (or vest) Contest!Welcome to official Draw a Corset : Win a Corset (or vest) Contest!Draw a Corset : Win a Corset (or vest) Contest!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
About the contest:
Sean and I have decided to host a contest where you, the artists, will take one of our photographs (listed below) and create your own drawing, painting, or vector inspired by our vests, corsets, and dresses. The cool thing about this contest is that nobody loses -- just for entering this contest, you will get featured for your efforts and given a special discount in my shop (more explained below)! If you win, you will receive a custom corset and bracers or vest and tie/bow-tie made to fit your body and designed by me. If you need examples of what I make, check below! All but a few pieces of clothing below were designed by me.
-Corset and bracers set or vest and tie/bow-tie set custom designed to fit your body. Your choice of cloth from my vast collections for the creation of the piece. This is about $400