Superhero Week: Hijab superhero self portraits

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Nour Saleh is a hijab wearing Canadian. Last year she took up a Tumblr challenge to draw herself as different fictional characters. I love how Nour responded to that challenge. Not only did she imagine herself as various superheroes, she kept the hijab in all of the illustrations. I think the results work well and […]

Superhero Week: Artist reimagines superheroines with practical costumes

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Geek Native once called this “drawing the impossible” back when we looked at Michael Lee Lunsford’s fully dressed superheroines. I like these additional designs from Lord Ingvard. He’s an illustrator who was experimenting with alternatives… but has found out that not everyone on the internet appreciates it. Amazingly, he’s been forced to offer apologies for […]

8 slices of inspiration from concept artist Ryan Glitter

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Ryan Glitter is a concept artist who’s worked for the likes of Privateer Press, Crytek and Sony Online Entertainment. He’s drawn for historical, sci-fi, fantasy and steampunk and in these samples of his work you might well conjure up images of Halo 4, Planetside, Starhawk and perhaps a little Warmachine action too. You can check […]

Inspired by Mad Max

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I’m a fan of W. Scott Forbes’ work, especially this Sailor Moon Cyberpunk mashup. The art director has worked for the likes of Marvel, Sideshow Collectibles, Vertigo and other A-List geek companies. This piece was posted over at his Tumblr after Vertigo Comics invited him to take part in an Inspired Artists book for Mad […]

A sneak peak into Realms: The Roleplaying Game Art of Tony Diterlizzi

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Last year Geek Native pounced on the news that popular RPG artist Tony Diterlizzi would be releasing the first comprehensive collection of it art. The book’s title said it all: The Roleplaying Game Art of Tony Diterlizzi. Diterlizzi is known from key title like Dungeons & Dragons as well as Magic: The Gathering. As a […]