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Lovely leeches, fe­male orcs, Fuzza- wumps, Lady Mac­beth, a hor­ri­fy­ing harvest and more.

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Lo­ca­tion: US Web: www.al­ixbran­wyn.com Email: al­ixbran­wyn@gmail.com ME DIA: Pho­to­shop Alix started her art ca­reer as a tat­too artist, but dis­cov­ered that dig­i­tal can­vases were much more ap­peal­ing (not to men­tion less squirmy) and she made the switch to full-time il­lus­tra­tion.

Af­ter a spell mak­ing art for posters, T-shirts and other print media, she traded her ca­reer in com­mer­cial il­lus­tra­tion to be­gin free­lanc­ing.

“This change en­abled me to get back to pro­duc­ing work I love,” she says, “char­ac­ter and crea­ture work for fan­tasy, hor­ror, and game art – with lots of hid­den touches and de­tails for the keen ob­server!”

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Com­part­men­tal ize “In this piece I ex­per­i­mented with us­ing 3D block­ing to place the fig­ure and the cubes float­ing around them in front of the cam­era. I used the ren­der as a ref­er­ence along with var­i­ous im­ages to help get tex­tures and light­ing down.”

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Harvest of De­spair “I wanted to build a creepy scene of peo­ple buried like crops hav­ing their suf­fer­ing har­vested by mys­te­ri­ous fig­ures. I tried to con­trast the non­cha­lance in the fa­cial ex­pres­sions of the har­vesters with the an­guish of their vic­tims.”

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As­traea Ra the“This per­sonal piece is a char­ac­ter for a story I haven’t fin­ished yet. With this one I wanted to work with cre­at­ing nar­ra­tive and sto­ry­telling through in­ter­ac­tions be­tween char­ac­ters, ex­pres­sions and back­ground el­e­ments.”

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