To usher in the twentieth edition of Illustrating Westeros, we're pleased to present an interview with Tiziano Baracchi, known on DeviantArt as Thaldir, and our first artist from the legend of Fantasy Flight Games, which has produced so many enduring depictions of A Song of Ice and Fire characters and scenes. As an official artist, Tiziano brings significant insight into the industry and what it takes to perform and succeed in a competitive environment where deadlines are vitally important and professionalism is key. While he undoubtedly possesses the necessary attributes of dedication and reliability, Tiziano's prolific output truly reveal
As of today, I have a Patreon account :https://www.patreon.com/tiziano
Let me say, first, that I'll keep posting my art here on DA, some pieces, though, will be Patreon exclusive, not available anywhere else.
Those will be in different categories, the most basic one will include sketches ad 'experiments', they may be something that will later lead to a finished work or they might be pieces born on the spur of a moment that will never be developed, experiments in traditional media new to me or paintings out of my usual 'confort zone' like abstract or stylized works.
Then there'll be WIPs with commentary, besides seeing the WIP progression,
I have a poll going on my professional Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-of-Tiziano-Baracchi/110373182354259?ref=hl
I'm asking fans of my works and of ASOIAF. which character among those listed should I paint as an extra-limited edition print for the European Championship?
One random-chosen commenter will win a print, otherwise this piece will ONLY be available at Castle Stahleck (print run will be 20 +1, the extra 'commenter' print will be marked with one letter instead than one number).