Scent of a Gamer

From the computer to the tabletop, this is all about games. Updated each week-end.

MtG artists: Zack Stella

Zack Stella’s work first appeared in the 2013 Theros set, and he’s illustrated over 80 cards since that debut. His art can be either bright or dark, and he has … Continue reading

April 14, 2019 · 6 Comments

Spiralling Growth: Seb McKinnon returns to Kickstarter

After a successful first Kickstarter, Magic artist Seb McKinnon has returned to Kickstarter with a new set of prints and playmats. Seb is fast becoming the favourite artist of many, … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Simon Dominic

Simon Dominic is a relative newcomer to Magic: the Gathering art, with his first illustration appearing in Hour of Devastation. He’s illustrated more than 30 cards since then, producing a … Continue reading

February 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ravnica Allegiance art review

Ravnica Allegience showcases the shifting allegiances in Ravnica, guilds are changing their stance and this is causing strife not only between guilds but also within guilds. Overall this leads to … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · 2 Comments

MtG artists: Anna Steinbauer

Anna Steinbauer started illustrating magic cards in the 2015 Magic origins set, and since then has produced many more illustrations for the game. Here are five of my favourites: This … Continue reading

December 29, 2018 · 4 Comments

MtG artists: Bastien L. Deharme

Bastien Deharme’s work first appeared in the Magic Origins set and his illustrations have appeared regularly since then. He is fast becoming my favourite Magic arts, and I’ll share some … Continue reading

December 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ultimate Masters art review

The latest reprint set from Wizards of the Coast has attract attention for its pricing model of ‘even-more-premium-than-usual’ but there’s some great new art in this set too. Card illustrations … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · 3 Comments