Design Mechanism: Monster Island
In 2013, I was contacted by Lawrence Whitaker from Design Mechanism to develop some artwork for their role-playing game book, Monster Island.
I love RPG projects, RPG’s are where I came up as an illustrator, so I always endeavor to take these on when they pop up, and this was no exception. It was a real pleasure to work with Lawrence and the project was a fun one where we got to illustrate all kinds of monsters! What’s not to like?
I recruited two artists to work on this particular project, Tim Hibbetts, an old friend of mine, and Giovanni Valletta. I wanted two artists with a strong, dramatic, black and white style for this project, both of which pulled off exquisitely. I think they did a fantastic job!
Check out some of their work below –
The work turned out pretty sharp and this was a really fun job to work on. We’re currently working on another book for them, which I hope to talk about pretty soon as well.