Fred Augis

Fred Augis, concept art, illustration
Fred Augis is a concept artist and illustrator based in Rennes, France. His gaming credits include titles like Prey, Life is Strange, Remember Me and Strike Vector.

His online example art includes character design, and in particular, numerous spacesuit designs. These range from realistically rendered to nicely graphic and gestural.

 
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Norman Rockwell Santa

And to All a Good Night, Norman Rockwell
And to All a Good Night, Norman Rockwell

This image is sourced from an interesting 2015 Wired article on Rockwell’s photographic reference for this and a number of his other holiday themed paintings.

As is often the case with Rockwell paintings, much of the charm for me is in the little touches — the position of the hand holding the pipe and the rendering of the wooden chair; but I also love the loose, cartoony feeling of the illustration overall, and that wonderful wide-eyed, frazzled expression on the face of the Jolly One.

Seems like it’s been that kind of year for many of us. Here’s hoping 2018 brings some relief (even if we have to wait for November).

Merry Christmas and Happy Other Holidays!

 
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Hugo Puzzuoli

Hugo Puzzuoli, concept art
Hugo Puzzuoli is a concept artist who is originally from France, and now based in Quebec City, Canada.

His blog features some of his professional work, such as his concepts for Assasin’s Creed Syndicate, and his Artstation portfolio features more of his personal projects.

In his personal work, Puzzuoli often takes bright, appealingly graphic approach in his digital painting, with carefully controlled value relationships and bright punctuations of high-chroma color among more muted passages.

You can also find some digital painting studies of faces and natural settings.

[Via Paolo Rivera]

 
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Anton Fadeev

Anton Fadeev. concept art
Anton Fadeev is a concept artist based in Sochi, Russia, whose focus is on environments.

Fadeev works with an unusually bright high-chroma palette and complementary color schemes, that give his work an immediate appeal.

He sets a nice balance between naturalistic textures and pleasingly graphic rendering with lots of areas of flat color.

Much of the work on his ArtStation portfolio is for the Duelyst game.

 
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