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Embrace the G.R.I.T
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Embrace the G.R.I.T

Favourite style of art: Gritty, Dark

Personal Quote: Gav's Righteous Intellectual Trademark

Gavin Hargest, or better known as GAV is a UK based Graphic Artist who has published works spanning across Magazines, Books, Games, Films & TV....

He likes to illustrate the dark and macabre, the strange and unusual. 

Starting his career in illustration Gav has branched out into other 2D territories including photography, graphics & VFX, exploring creative challenges in both the commercial and freelance sectors.


Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Jesper Kyd
Favourite Games
Okami, Metroid Prime, SotC, Outcast
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC - Steam ID - GAVade
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, Ink, Paint, Adobe Photoshop CS3, Corel Painter X, Alchemy

Hey YOU! What you playing?

Hey YOU! What you playing?

Alien Isolation & GTA V myself....
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Will you turn Hollow?

Will you turn Hollow?

Who's getting Dark Souls II? I'll be on the PS3 version until the PC one hits Steam the weeks ahead..... If anyone's up for a bit of jolly cooperation with Gav my PSN ID is GAV-ade Cheers....
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Games on your Horizon?

Games on your Horizon?

Let old Gav know what's on your gaming radar for the seasons/years ahead. Myself I'm currently spying on these tasty treats, can't wait to get my old school RPG on: DEFINITELY GETTING Shadowrun ReturnsTorment: Tides of NumeneraProject EternityGTA VThe Witcher 3Cyberpunk 2077Dark Souls 2 MGS5 - The Phantom Pain Maybe a possibility depending on numerous factors:ThiefMirror's Edge 2Batman: Arkham Origins
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Your art style is fantastic..really impressive.
I love all your drawings dedicated to video games, you managed to give them a really beautiful dark style :clap:
GAVade Digital Artist
Thank you very much I appreciate it :)
crazyhammerHobbyist
I love your artworks, really

And friend of mine and me wanted to do some roleplay with the W40k universe and our story begin with a tomb world

Because there a looong distance between us, we wanted to create a blog, plus, we wanted that everyone can read our story

as I make the blog, I wanted to do a banner from one of your pictures and I did this :


can we use it for a public release please ?
GAVade Digital Artist
Yeah sure, thanks :)
anahatasHobbyist General Artist
awesome work aye
GAVade Digital Artist
Why thank you :)