Eric Messinger

ImagineFX - - Pose - Lo­ca­tion: US Web: www.elm­stree­tart.com Email: eric@elm­stree­tart.com ME DIA: Pho­to­shop

Eric’s child­hood dreams were sim­ple enough. He wanted to “drive big trucks and draw crazy cool pic­tures”. A love of Dun­geons & Drag­ons and an art teacher who showed him the work of Frank Frazetta steered him away from 18-wheel­ers and to­wards fan­tasy art. To­day Eric leads a graphic de­sign team by day and free­lances by night.

“I love tex­ture and colour,” says the artist. “Even though it’s the thing I find most chal­leng­ing to mas­ter. But once I dis­cov­ered I could build bet­ter tex­tures with lay­er­ing tech­niques and cus­tom brushes, paint­ing be­came crazy-fun!”

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Skull Cl an War­rior “This showed up in my sketch­pad while I was lis­ten­ing to an au­dio book of my favourite fan­tasy se­ries.”

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War­rior Be­tween the Hill s

“Paint­ings can have hum­ble be­gin­nings. This one started from a hel­met de­sign sketch.”

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Satyr and the Fairy For­est

“Some­times the sup­port­ing char­ac­ters de­mand their own paint­ings and this satyr is one of them.”

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