Now that the movie is out, the artists who worked on Alien: Covenant are free to share their stuff. And regardless of your thoughts on the movie itself, it’s all very pretty.
Nick Hiatt is a concept artist and matte painter who has got to work on some of the biggest and best stuff of the last few years, from Force Awakens to Destiny (and Destiny 2) to Game of Thrones to Doom.
Gary Sanchez is an artist who has worked at studios like Quantic Dream, Cloud Imperium and Ubisoft.
Rob Watkins is an artist who has worked on games like Halo Wars 2 (where he was Lead Concept Artist), Fable 3 and Fable Legends.
Eric Cousin is a freelance illustrator and character designer based in Brussels, Belgium.
For decades, Nintendo’s artists have been stuck churning out cartoon art to fill the halls of the Mushroom Kingdom. Which is fine! But in recent years, the company has let them off the leash on games like Splatoon and ARMS, and the results have been nothing short of extraordinary.
Wang Ling, aka WLOP, is an artist from China currently based in Hong Kong.
For 366 consecutive days, former Blizzard artist Even Mehl Amundsen drew a series of images sketching out the framework and characters for a fantasy universe. He’s now collecting them into a series of books.
Dylan Ekren is an artist based in LA who has worked for Disney on movies like Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.
Serge Birault is an artist and character designer based in Montréal.
Piotr Krezelewski is a freelance artist from Poland. I want to frame this and put it somewhere I drink scotch under dim lighting.
Early in the development of Mass Effect Andromeda, the team’s artists spent a week doing nothing but coming up with cool ideas. One of them that didn’t make it into the final game, but which was at least explored in this art, is having Mass Effect kids running around.
Amplitude are the creators of beautiful (and excellent) strategy games like Endless Legend and Endless Space. Today we’re looking at the work of two of their artists.
Röki is an upcoming adventure game about a girl who heads out into the wild and runs into a lot more than just some deer and snow.
Rock D is a concept artist from China who works in the video game business.
Tatyana Latypova is an artist from Russia.
Iris Muddy is a freelance concept artist and illustrator based in France who has worked for companies like Hasbro and Massive Black.
Casey McDermott is a Senior Animator at Blizzard Animation, where he gets to work on all those incredible shorts and cinematics that the company releases for games like Overwatch.
Dimitrije Miljus is a concept artist and illustrator from Serbia.