Scent of a Gamer

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

Hour of Devastation art review

Hour of Devastation is Magic’s latest set, and finishes the story begun in Amonkhet as well as bringing an intriguing twist to the overarching gatewatch storyline. The people of Amonkhet … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

ArtStation stop: Ruan Jia

Ruan Jia’s art has appeared in several computer games and the artist’s ArtStation page is filled with memorable characters and fantastical landscapes. Plenty to explore. Bamboo Forest Is this before … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

MtG artists: Mathias Kollros

Mathias Kollros has been contributing his bright art of Magic for some years now. Regardless of the subject, brightness is a consistent feature of his art. With over 60 illustrations … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

MtG artists: Magali Villeneuve

Magali Villeneuve’s art first appeared on a Magic card in 2013. Since then, her art has become a favourite of many players. If she has a speciality, it is in … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

ArtStation stop: Stefan Kopinski

Stefan Kopinski’s art has appeared on book covers, board game boxes, and elsewhere. Whether in dark or light hues it tends to feature one or two strong characters, even where … Continue reading

May 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Birds for scale

When illustrating fantasy art, people often find themselves having to draw creatures that are well fantastical. But then how to show that what you are drawing is a giant, or a … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

ArtStation stop: Jana Schirmer

Jana Schirmer’s art often boats bright, bold colours. Her art has been seen on Magic: the Gathering cards and elsewhere too. Here’s five of my favourites from her ArtStation page: … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment