Photoshop about 20 loooong hrs.
Main inspirations include Chrono cross, Hayao Miyazaki, FF12.
This took a long time because there was a lot of exploration on my behalf. I had a color pallet in mind but was not successful till after much trial and error. I wanted a hint of a watercolor feel mixed with some style. I scrapped it twice during the process and restarted. As with the rendering I needed something I could later adapt a variety of character styles to, that I haven't solved yet.
A concept illustration of a main location. A market in the heart of a major city area. This is an area open to the rest of the city. Most of it goes for a mile or two completely underground. Many different races and species gather here so there is many architectural styles built upon one another. The bottom is actually a flooded subway turned floating market. Above are the lower class areas stacked right on the city foundations. There is not anything you cant find here, illegal or legal..
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