Black Panther was good! It also looked good, so I figured I’d showcase the work of a number of artists involved with the film’s production, giving us a look at how the costumes and environments of Wakanda went from the drawing board to the big screen.
Gediminas Einikis is a concept artist and designer based in Chicago.
No pictures today on Fine Art. Instead, we’ve got a video narrated by Blizzard Art Lead Ben Zhang, who takes us behind the scenes of Brigitte’s creation.
Tony Trujillo has been a concept artist in the video game industry for over a decade, working at studios like Electronic Arts and Sony.
Eissa Nasser is a concept artist and illustrator based in the UAE.
Troy Galuzzi is an artist currently working at Dreamworks on Guillermo DelToro’s Trollhunters.
Daniel Rizea is a concept artist who has worked on everything from Independence Day 2 to White House Down to Crysis 3 to Ryse.
Concept artist Ian Baker has been working on something on the side for a little while now: a personal redesign of the Metroid universe, focusing mostly on Samus but also touching on a few bad guys as well. The look is a lot more organic, and I am very into it.
Adrien Feugère is an artist from France who works in both 2D and 3D.
Boell Oyino is a character designer and illustrator based in France who has worked in both video games and animation.
Nick Foreman is an artist at Sumo Digital, known for games like the console versions of Sega’s Outrun reboot and the starfighter sequences of the new Battlefront games.
Elena Bespalova is an artist at Riot Games, the studio behind League of Legends.
Borislav Kechashki is a senior character artist at Ubisoft’s Sofia studio, where he’s worked on games like Assassin’s Creed Origins.
Laura Peltomäki is a character artist based in Finland.
Mike Henry is director of art at German studio Bigpoint.
Anthony Francisco is an artist who has worked on some of Marvel’s recent movies like Black Panther and Thor: Ragnarok.
Jaime Jones, who has recently been involved on projects like The Last Jedi and Destiny 2, is one of the best—if not the best—artists in the entertainment business today.
Farzad Varahramyan is a veteran artist who has worked on games like Oddworld and Darkwatch, and on movies like Jumanji, After Earth and Aliens vs Predator.
Darius Kalinauskas is an artist based in the UK who has worked on games like Star Wars Battlefront II.
Lee Griggs is a 3D artist from the UK who is currently based in Spain.