The digital paintings that mostly come from my previous released games, books, magazines and private clients, some of them are my personal interest, I am currently holding weekly concept art and master drawing workshop to share my experience and knowledge to people who are looking for breakthrough in games and visual design industry.
Mongol Cavalry concept painting.
Hayner Burgfest Dreieich
Inspired by Hayner burgfest in Dreieich when I was working in Frankfurt. The epic battle scene,
Concept art depicts a boy confronting marines in Afghanistan.
A portrait study completely based on my pen and ink drawing.
It's been 4 years since I made any serious attempt for digital painting in2014, Irish pub concept.
Fantasy Medieval Port
This imaginary concept art is for a commission. I am trying to capture the strong sun light and heat in a busy Moroccan port. Artrage only.
Finding the Secret Path
The path finder, one of the 5 commission concept and mood art for a movie with publisher based in the States.
The Photoshop and Artrage combined painting depicts a typical fantasy Rome scene with busy and atmospheric view. Not based on historical facts.
A painting for an undisclosed game.
Last piece before Xmas 2015, been working on it for a while, inspired by the city of Chester, using Photoshop and ArtRage. Everything painted from scratch.
Merriment of Harvest
Merriment of Summer, by Artrage only.A revised version of a painting for my client, removed all the animals and figures, it's an imaginary piece.
Last piece of 2014, my favourite coffee time, all ArtRage. Inspired by tea house in Elm Hill road, Norwich.
Walk in the Martyr Park
Based on my draft sketch in the Martyr park in Changsha, the painting depicts my a Monk going for fishing alone a trail in the woods, with the wooden Chinese houses around him in early spring. All Artrage.
Road to Battlefield
Story based in 1944 of western front. Photoshop and Artrage work.
The Photoshop painted samurai was inspired by my previous game project, "Shogun TotalWar", it's based on my loose imaginary sketch a few years ago.
Operation Market Garden, attack covered by early morning fog. Artrage only. Thanks Edward Seago for his great inspirational painting.
Finished piece from my workshop for students. Photoshop and Artrage.
Jabba's Barge Down
The fantasy Sci-fi painting of Jabba's barge down, with Photoshop.
An imaginative epic painting based on my draft sketch, the 18 century is my favourite period of painting. Photoshop over pencil under layer.
Polished version of an old digital painting from my very first Xbox game back in 2004. By Artrage and Photoshop.
Eastern front 1941, marching towards Russian fields, done with ArtRage and Photoshop.
To memorize an unique experience I made this complex painting, based on life sketch, Artrage mostly.
The imaginative fantasy painting of Jiufen, Taiwan, based on my draft drawing in 2011.
Mom and Me
My mom watching me working and painting, almost every night, she sat on her stool and looked at me painting stuff when she was here. I finished this piece in ArtRage for the good times and memory we had.
Soldier of Rome, based on my original pen drawing, painted with Artrage. I enjoy to paint this one with a bit more traditional method.
Elm Hill Fight
Elm Hill, the place I work and love. I painted this fantasy scene based on memory and life sketch, created a imaginary fight between two knights. All by Artrage.
The painter and photoshop combined painting is loosely based on my life sketch in Istanbul during a trip in 2012, unforgetable place. The entire painting took 3 working days.
Jing Wu Road
The place I spent most of my childhood with my grandma and aunt in early 80's. Very poor but joyful times. Now it's the most modern part of the city centre. Artrage and Photoshop.
One of the digital paintings I did in photoshop, mainly for our project Empire Total War at the time.
Raining night in Breda
The raining night in Breda, by Artrage.
Uncle and Aunt
The portrait of my uncle and aunt, I was brought up by them, I promised to paint this for them, life sketch plus reference they provided.
The ArtRage painting depicts the intense battle in Falaise pocket in France, American soldiers carefully approaching the burning wreckage of a Pz IV J tank. I manage to create a low key lighting with subtle shadow.
Mark I in charge
The one I finished in Painter and Artrage. Used my own 1:35 scale model as reference. The image depicts the battle of Somme.
Dumnoen Saduak floating market
Here it comes, the vivid colour impression from Dumnoen Saduak floating market in Thailand.
British infantry and paratrooper in trench, using artrage only. Based on my black and white sketch in 2006. I also made a 3D version of it.
A friend's Christmas present for his grandad who served at the front line in the US army during WW2 in 1944, his jeep blew off by a mine and all other fellow crew were killed, his granddad was the lone survive, all with Artrage.
This piece is based on my old work for Total War Empire, this time I am using Artrage only and totally inspired by Norfolk landscape artist in 19th and 20 century. More figures and other elements will be added later. Guess I am getting better at painting clouds.
Jamie in Ballet Dress
Based on my life drawing session with further development in Artrage and Photoshop. I enhanced the lighting and colour.
Temple of Heaven
This is a photoshop and Artrage combined painting, depicts the road to temple of heaven in Tibet, the painting is based on imaginative world.
The Lost World
The Artrage and Photoshop combined fantasy painting depicts a defeated gundam lost in the forest. Humans discovered him and trying to fix the giant, the scene is inspired by scale model show.
Phoenix town, all Artrage painting, I enjoyed this one immensely, experimented with a lot of different brushes and settings in this wonderful little software. For my family.
The painting depicts fierce fighting in Falaise pocket in 1944. Combined with Photoshop and Artrage.
In early winter of Horsham, the small English town I use to live and work, I made a quick sketch in the cold field and finished with Artrage and Photoshop.
Initially a demo I did in photoshop at Norwich University of Arts, Media lab1, showed the students how to composite, use light and create mood. Later I use Artrage tweaked and polished the painting to give it a look of impressionism.
Road to Caen
One digital painting finished with Photoshop and Artrage. The British soldier marching towards the ruined Caen town.
Sturmtiger knocked out in Berlin street, 1945. The destroyed Berliner Dom in blaze provides the backdrop.
Inspired by the sunset walk along river Thames, I created this sci-fi concept art with Photoshop, title: London Downfall. This piece is published by a London based publisher in a Sci-Fi novel call "Dystopia".
The Artrage and Photoshop combined painting depicts operation Market Garden in 1944, Western Front. This piece is a splash screen for a free to play WWII game.
The Bardic College
The Bardic college in fantasy. Added few more figures, tweaked many details with Norwich castle and cathedral, I kept the distance loose without disturbing the focus. All Artrage.
One of my new paintings, still a lot of work to do, inspired by the great Norfolk landscape artist. You could see the gun which I made in maya in the foreground. The background of the painting is operation Nordwind.
Tiger attack, another combination of Painter and Artrage, tried to use more rough and bord brush style.
Gift for a friend
Well, it's nearly Christmas, so I decided to give this painting a bit more warm feeling, with Christmas tree and presents boxes, snow flakes, a lot more cheerful, All with ArtRage .
Crash landing in Solomon islands. One of my favorite fighter of all time the "Zero" and also inspired by the movie "The Eternal Zero". Painted with Artrage, almost completely changed my original contents from an early draft sketch.
Kandy Sri Lanka
The colourful Kandy street in Sri Lanka, based on my colour pencil life drawing back in 2012, finished with ArtRage and colour pencil. I had some great memories there.
Me109 Easten Front
Artrage and painter work, love the effects of oil on digital canvas.