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Friday, May 24, 2013

The Artwork of Lhune

Last post, we shared the exciting news that Ilse Gort, also known as LHune on deviantArt, has agreed to be a part of our Kickstarter project.  This is super cool!  I just want to show off one of her pieces to you, so that you can see the level of detail and the skill of her work.  Check it out!
"Wild Soul" by Ilse Gort

If we can get both Ilse and Andrea funded in the next 8 days, every backer will receive a copy of the artwork she does for us!  Woo Hoo!!!! 

To learn more, go to http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1480387760/tarnished-the-back-cover

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Ilse Gort on Kickstarter

Andrea Meloni

We've been sharing the awesome news that Andrea Meloni is on board to create some artwork for a "The Races of Tarsia" Art book.  This amazing Italian artist has done cover work for comic books, and his beautiful technique with lighting can be seen in this image here at the right (Rim light, people, and BEAUTIFULLY done!).  We are mid-way in process on getting this artwork funded.  Only $195 left to go as of right now! 

If you're not sure what I'm talking about, I'm shamelessly plugging our current Kickstarter Project, located here:   http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1480387760/tarnished-the-back-cover?ref=live

We have already gotten the funding for one artist, Djamila Knopf.  Now, we are only $195 away from having Andrea Meloni completely funded.  Soooo.....I thought this would be a good time to put out a carrot.  To show you one of the other artists whose work we are going to begin funding, if we can reach the current stretch goal. 

Ilse Gort

Her name is Ilse Gort.  You can see her work at http://ilsegort.artworkfolio.com/
Isn't her work amazing???  If you love fantasy artwork, help us get the word out!!  Feel free to share, or come be a supporter of our Kickstarter Project.  
Ilse shares about herself here:

 "I was born in 1990. I am a freelance illustrator and game artist as well as a student of Game Art, currently in my third year. Since 2008 I have worked for dozens of private individuals, working my way up in the business and becoming more recognized for my work. In 2012 I started an internship as a 2D Game Artist for Triumph Studios, a triple-A level company in the Netherlands who are currently working on Age of Wonders III. Additionally, I am doing trial work for S2Games (Heroes of Newerth) which so far is positively received. My favorite genre is fantasy and my goal as an artist is to breathe life into both my and other people's imagination, using what I knowledge I have of the real world mixed with the possibilities that magic offers. I have felt connected to fantastical imagery since I was a young child and hope to create and share that connection with others through my work."

 


Saturday, May 11, 2013

Introducing Andrea Meloni

Super Exciting Kickstarter News.  Let me introduce you to an amazing artist.  This is Andrea
Meloni. 

Andrea is an Italian artist, born in Turin (or Torino) in 1982. 

He's been drawing since he was a kid and has worked in many different fields, including advertising, illustration for school books and toys, and storyboarding for films and movies.

He has been published in Italy, France, Spain and other European countries and is currently doing some brilliant cover work for comics and books.

Here is more of his work:  http://andreameloni.deviantart.com/

 And he is has agreed to help us with some of the artwork for our next Tarnished project!!!  If we can get him funded, that is.

We are going to be releasing a new update shortly, explaining all the details, but the gist of it is this:  if we can raise another $350.00, we can have this amazing artist do our first piece for the World of Tarnished Art book!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1480387760/tarnished-the-back-cover?ref=live

Please,  please, please...if you love fantasy artwork, and would like to be a part, come visit the link above, and let's get this amazing artist funded for a brilliant piece of art.  If he does, every backer will get a 4x6 print!  Yes, yes, yes!!!

Not convinced?  Well, look here.  This is a beautiful art piece of his.  It is called "Dual Wielding". 

Come support us!  Let's get this brilliant artist funded and a new piece of art for Tarnished!!!  Yay!!