Location: Germany Web: www.sagawolf.carbonmade.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Software: Photoshop
A recent game design graduate, Sebastian has already earned credits for work on three titles. The artist believes atmosphere and feeling are the most crucial elements of art and that it must hold the viewer’s attention. If a picture doesn’t do this, he says, then it’s worthless – no matter how technically sound it is.
“Artworks are windows to new worlds,” says Sebastian. “Our job is not just to clean the window, but to open it. Let in the heat, the cold, the wind, the sunshine, the rain. It doesn’t matter which technique you use, as long as you can make the picture work and appeal to the viewer.”
1 British Sloop “This was created for a board game about pirates and a British fleet. The intense south-sea feeling wasn’t planned. But the client liked it so much that all the other pictures of British ships were changed to have the same atmosphere.”
2 Gloom Brook Charmer “I’ve been a fan of trading card games for a long time. The illustrations on the cards really do it for me. So I decided to practise this type of illustration, and they’re a ton of fun to do.”
The Flyting “This piece depicts a scene from Norse mythology: all the gods are invited to a feast, when Loki starts messing things up. He insults every single one of them until they eventually gang up and detain Loki. That’s how the gods and Loki became enemies forever.”