Location: US Web: www.craigspearing.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ME DIA: Photoshop
Including gods, Godzilla moments, executions, storms, dwarves, angels and more.
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design with an MFA in illustration and printmaking in 1992, Craig took a wander around New Mexico before starting to illustrate children’s books and historical material in 1995. Thirteen years later he jumped to digital, and into gaming art.
“My primary clients are Wizards of the Coast, Paizo and Arcane Wonders,” Craig reveals. “My primary hobbies are cooking, eating, looking for things to eat and adventure motorcycling!”
Maiden Mother Crone “This was a cover from the six-part Adventure Path Reign of Winter. All colours were mixed with a base blue to cool the palette, except the flames the sorceress is casting. The final image was considerably wider on the right side to accommodate a superimposed character over the image, the standard format for Pathfinder Adventure Paths.” 1
Extricator of Sin “I put the top portion of the figure in shadow to create a more sinister vibe. I used a very limited palette, staying away from blues and greens for a dingy weathered look, and the coolest hues are neutral grey. This is an executioner who loves his gruesome job.”
Terrasque Attack “The art description said: ‘We’re looking for a Godzilla moment here.’ While reading that I knew it was going to be a lot of fun, and a chance to channel the monster films that I loved as a kid. The tiny humans have zero chance of survival, along with everyone else in the town. My rim light addiction of old is glaringly apparent here.” 2