A client wanted to redesign an illustration of Nagafen, the official dragon of Ever Quest 2. They used this illustration for their website, social media, and many more. Ever Quest designers always listen to the players’ suggestions, that’s why they easily acquired loyal fans through the years. The Ever Quest team tweeted us that they wanted to use my artwork as their inspiration. They even promoted my artwork on their main website. See the behind the scenes look of the process here.
I wanted to see a hybrid of a good and a bad character in an illustration design. So I thought, why not make one myself?
To further exercise my skills on fan art illustrations and to respond to my curiosity, I made a few fan arts. I made a hybrid of Astroboy and Deadpool, Mickey Mouse and Darth Vader, as well as Mario and Akuma.
The feedback was great, with many people saying they loved the illustration designs. Because of the initial reception, I plan to make more on my free time.
Check out how I designed the evil part in the Astroboy-Deadpool hybrid through the link Astroboy-Deadpool Process.
I remember it was almost 20 years ago when I played the very first Metal Gear Solid game, it did not blew me away.. but I remembered the feeling of playing it with my father and my uncle on a warm summer afternoon in our very first home which made it very special for me.
Blizzard is one of my (and of everyone else, I think) favorite game developers. They developed Overwatch, a game that I personally played. Its design is beyond awesome. This inspired me to make fan arts of my favorite Overwatch heroes.
To spice things up a bit, I used different designs and styles. It took some time to come up with something that I’d truly be proud of. But I guess like how it took time to develop Overwatch, it takes time to create real art. High quality art over here: Genji and Hanzo.
Apparently, vampires actually transform to fruit bats. A couple contracted me to make an illustration of their particularly exciting night of fruit looting in Europe.
Creating something to remember it by (because they probably have eaten the fruits already) was a thrilling and incredible project for me. I conceptualized and executed a couple of my ideas, and let my nighttime-vampire clients work help pick out the colors. In designing, I decided to stick with flat colors and shadows, a few highlights, and a little bit of gradient as those complement the mischievous act perfectly. An extraordinary night is immortalized in an illustration, my clients and I can’t be happier.
Inspired by the video game series God of War, Dad of War is a fan art I created out of pure love for the video game itself. I have played all the series, from the first to the most recent. Watching the trailer for E3 2016 has awakened my dormant fondness for the game.
I experimented with different styles, but it was a 9gag post that greatly influenced my illustration. For the colors, I decided on shades of blue and red, helping me emphasize the masculinity without losing the comical content. The outcome’s better than I expected and now, I await the E3 2016 release.
Being the very first JRPG I played, Xenogears opened the doors to the exciting, mind-blowing, and inevitably time-draining world of video games. For its 20th anniversary, I decided to honor this classic by making a fanart.
Xenogears being my all-time favorite game, I produced illustrations having different styles and strokes until I came up with the one worthy for a score-long of awesomeness. The strokes and the colors I used for the end product work with the poses of Weltali and Fei. They look like they’re ready to spring into action! I’m particularly proud of this work as it pays tribute to the beloved videogame characters.
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