Book character art

fantasy characters standing by a lake. SFF art by The Noble Artist

Commissioned book character art for Eddie Bar

Author Eddie Bar commissioned me for a pretty unique brief. I was to paint two pieces featuring the characters from his fantasy books. One with the characters in their “original forms” with their reflection showing in the lake that betrays their true forms (above). The other a version of the lake vista, with them in their true or evolved forms and the lake reflecting their original, cloaked forms(below).

Fantasy book character art. Fantasy characters' true forms. Fantasy art by the noble artist

This was a really cool concept to work on. I love being a fantasy artist for commissions like this. They provide a bit of a challenge, some problem solving and create a bit of a narrative for the viewer.

Eddie’s characters are also really diverse. The ethereal shape shifter, the demon, a mole veteran warrior. All make for cool things to paint and consider.

If you need fantasy artwork

If you’re looking for a fantasy artist or need me to do some animated artwork, feel free to snoop through my illustration portfolio or head straight over to contact me for work. You’ll find my email address and some handy forms which guide you through some of the starting info I’ll need to be able to quote for you. Typically I’m booked up a month ahead of time, but do drop me a line if you have anything time sensitive. Sometimes I’m able to move things around in a pinch. Hope to hear from you! In the meantime, stay informed of my new work and availability and sign up for the mailing list.

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