Location: US Web: www.marcelmercado.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Softwa re: Photoshop
Focusing on art at high school and a subsequent degree in computer arts formed the basis for Marcel’s talents as a digital artist. “I started working on a video game outsource house down in Florida,” he says. “I started doing texture work for a lot of AAA games and eventually moved up to being an art director. I left that job after seven years to become a freelance illustrator.
“I’m following my passion of working on fantasy worlds and telling stories. I’ve been fortunate enough to have clients that understand and feed that passion.”
1 1 SN ow Queen “I had in mind a highkey, low-value image. I wanted to play around with different whites, hence the wintery setting and the queen’s dress.”
3 The Stash “Every once in a while I like to show a bit of character and story, rather than just fighting or heroic action poses. I also wanted to push my colours with this one.”
2 City of Discord “I wanted to create this as if it were a book cover, depicting the moment when the Valkyries arrive to take the fallen heroes away.”