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Speedpaints, the sketchworks by Axel Torvenius vol by torvenius Speedpaints, the sketchworks by Axel Torvenius vol by torvenius
I am very happy to be able to offer my own first book, published by myself, as my own book publisher Torvenius Publications. This is the first release of TP and is strictly limited to a first edition, 333 hand signed copies.

This book contains older digital sketches and speedpaints done by me, ranging from 2008 to 2012. A4 in size.

From the back of the book:

"This is a collection of earlier works by Concept Artist and Art Director
Axel Torvenius, made during the period of 2008 to 2012. It is the first
book in a series of books focusing on the speedpaints and digital
sketches made by Torvenius. The speedpaint technique is a type of
digital sketching where the artist tries to nail down as much in an image
as possible, in a very short time. The majority of the images in this
collection are made on a timer set to 20 min. Some even faster than that
and some up to 30 min. All of these images are created from a blank
canvas and with no predetermined, fleshed out idea, sketch or agenda.
The content herein, is the the result of spontaneous and raw creative
sketching.

Embark on a visual journey that takes you through fantasy landscapes,
greedy bounty hunters, monsters, sci-fi weaponry and broken cities.
Regardless if the image portrays a run-down city, an inviting ghost or
a female techno-wizard, they all share the dark undertone and
playfulness of Torvenius aesthetic style."

154 pages with the majority in full cover. Soft cover with a matte finish on the cover.

Ships worldwide!

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Nomadfallout Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2019  Professional Digital Artist
congrats dude
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torvenius Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2019
thanks!
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fexi Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2019
I've been waiting for this! La la la la :happybounce: La la la la :happybounce: La la la la :happybounce: La la la la :happybounce: 
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torvenius Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2019
thanks!
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Forgess Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2019
Oh my GOODNESS, I have been hoping for one of these since I discovered you!!! Insta order!!! 
Those were the exact years I was at art school, and miserable, this will be something to give me a better feeling. 
Thank you so much for making these! 
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torvenius Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2019
very kind words! big thanks! :)
more will come also! this is just the beginning
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Forgess Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2019
I am so so excited. Your ability to capture atmosphere makes me so envious! 
Its the feeling I want to give to the monsters that I build. Such beautiful work! 
Congratulations on the publication, and I can't wait to collect more! 
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torvenius Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019
kind words!!! big thanks, i am very glad to hear you like it :)
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Forgess Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2019
Photo 2019-04-04 08-52-39 by Forgess  I just got it, and MAN I am in LOVE!!! This thing is HUGE! I've already recommended it to a friend who made his purchase as well! 
The texture on the cover is absolutely addicting, I've never felt a book like this before! Amazing choice! 
Thank you SO much for putting this together!!!
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Sushimitzu Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2019
Oh yes. I never actually ordered an art book before, so this will be the one. :eager: by darkmoon3636
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torvenius Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2019
cool, big thanks!!!
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Sushimitzu Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2019
I just received it! Thank you for granting me my extra request. :meow: The quality is really good (except for an oddly low res image on page 128). Also, I noticed the Bam Model 87 is depicted twice (page 37 and 98), but I understand, it's a nice design. :P
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torvenius Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2019
thanks!
Yes there was a small hickup that became clear after the production run was done :/ it will be sorted for any futute editions.
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