Black Panther was good! It also looked good, so I figured I’d showcase the work of a number of artists involved with the film’s production, giving us a look at how the costumes and environments of Wakanda went from the drawing board to the big screen.
Jaime Jones, who has recently been involved on projects like The Last Jedi and Destiny 2, is one of the best—if not the best—artists in the entertainment business today.
Another year, another crop of video game paintings doing their best to class up the place.
Blade Runner 2049 is one of the prettiest movies you’ll ever see, so it’s a pleasure to share some of the concept art that went into the film’s creation.
Jason Battersby is a designer at Audi, but in his spare time he dabbles in concept art as well. So enjoy this TIE Fighter design, and think of it as a collaboration between the Galactic Empire and a German car manufacturer.
Like Ghost in the Shell, I’m willing to take temporary breaks on Fine Art to celebrate the work that went into good-looking movies, instead of just good-looking games. And so here we are, with the art of Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
Here, after much deliberation, is a collection of the best concept art from video games released in 2016.
Star Wars 1313 was a big-money game in development at Lucasarts, scrapped after the publisher’s demise and seemingly never to return. We may never get to play the game, but we can look at its concept art and dream.
Titanfall 2 isn’t just a very good video game, it’s also a very pretty one, with some of the best character, mech and environment design around. So let’s take a look at where all that stuff came from.
Harry Potter fans best clear some serious wall space, because this gorgeous series of officially-licensed giclée art prints—created by acclaimed artist Olly Moss in collaboration with Pottermore—are a must-have.
Luca Nemolato is a concept artist from Italy who hasn’t just worked in video games, but also on Hollywood movies like the new Independence Day, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Jupiter Ascending (see above) and The Hunger Games.
A little while ago, ArtStation ran a competition with Industrial Light & Magic asking some of the world’s best artists to “imagine key moments, new vehicle designs, character and droid designs, and epic battles within the Star Wars universe”. The winners have now been announced, and they are fantastic.
Mikhail Rakhmatullin and Joshua Min are two of the artists who worked on Netflix’s Stranger Things. Here’s a collection of some of the stuff they did for the show.
If you’re a fan of Italian horror movies—specifically, the gory, titillating subgenre known as giallo—and you’re anywhere near Los Angeles in the next few weeks, you won’t want to miss a group art show titled “My Blood Runs Yellow: A Tribute to Giallos.”
Stepan Alekseev is an artist working in the video game business who we last saw killing it in the Star Wars: Reimagined contest.
Per Haagensen is an artist at DICE who has also done stuff for DC, Warner Bros and Blizzard.
A group of artists over on CG+, many of them professionals working in video games, have for the past few months been submitting some incredible entries in a competition called Star Wars: Reimagined.