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.
I'm so glad I got the opportunity to illustrate these planeswalkers, especially for a duel deck. It was a fun challenge fitting what is essentially two separate illustrations into one composition and having it still feel organic - the characters had to work both together AND separately, and it took some trial and error to get them there.
Magic: the Gathering This card was a real challenge. The design came in a really abstract process. I will post the progression soon (so you see what I mean). You will be surprised to see what it started as