Scent of a Gamer

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

MtG artists: Yongjae Choi

Yongjae Choi has illustrated over 50 Magic cards, beginning with a single card in Aether Revolt. He seems a popular choice with Wizards when it comes to illustrating planeswalkers. Here’s … Continue reading

December 8, 2019 · 14 Comments

MtG artists: Zezhou Chen

Zezhou Chen’s art first appeared on Magic cards in 2016’s Shadows Over Innistrad set, with a single card featured. Fortunately more commissions followed and there are now several dozen cards … Continue reading

November 10, 2019 · 2 Comments

MtG artists: Scott Murphy

Scott Murphy has produced a series of illustrations for Magic: the Gathering, starting with the original Theros block, and is still illustrating cards today. Here are five of my favourites … Continue reading

October 13, 2019

MtG artists: Scott Chou

Scott Chou’s art appeared on over 50 Magic cards between 2009 and 2013. Since then we haven’t seen his art on cards, other than reprints of those appearing during this … Continue reading

September 8, 2019 · 4 Comments

MtG artists: Filip Burburan

Filip Burburan is one of the current Magic artists who paints in the traditional rather than the digital medium. With over 50 cards illustrated as I write this article, his … Continue reading

May 12, 2019

MtG artists: Jason Rainville

Jason Rainville’s first cards appeared in 2014, and since then he has illustrated over 50 cards. What follows are some of my favourites. Heir of Falkenrath This is one of … Continue reading

September 15, 2018

MtG artists: Craig J Spearing

Craig J Spearing has illustrated almost 50 Magic cards over the last few years. Of all the art he has produced, it’s probably a certain token that is most well-known. … Continue reading

June 10, 2018

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

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

MtG artists: Todd Lockwood

Todd Lockwood is an artist who does not illustrate many card per set, but the ones he does tend to be memorable. He also seems to genuinely enjoy th game, … Continue reading

August 7, 2016

MtG artists: rk Post

Randy Post is always credited as ‘rk Post’ on his Magic Cards, and for that matter at his website too. rk is among that group of artists who have illustrated … Continue reading

July 16, 2016

MtG artists: Jesper Ejsing

Work from Jesper Ejsing (it’s pronounced icing) first appeared in Magic’s Lorwyn block, with an art style inspired by British folklore. Since then he has contributed art to many more … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

MtG artists: David Palumbo

David Palumbo made his Magic debut in the Alara block and his style is diverse but always colourful. Individual figures seem to be his strong suit, but this is the … Continue reading

May 28, 2016

MtG artists: Brom

Gerard Brom’s fame extends far beyond Magic, and in fact Magic cards make up such a tiny proportion of his work that many of his fans may be unaware he … Continue reading

April 30, 2016

MtG artists: Tomasz Jedruszek

Tomasz Jedruszek debuted in the first Zendikar block with a clutch of eye-catching cards. Since then his art has appeared in almost every set release from Wizards of the Coast. … Continue reading

November 14, 2015

MtG artists: Wayne Reynolds

Wayne Reynolds has brought action and bright colours to over 100 Magic cards over the years. His art is also seen in Dungeons & Dragons and Pathfinder books and other … Continue reading

October 10, 2015

MtG artists: Mark Tedin

Mark Tedin illustrated cards for Magic’s first set, and to date has contributed well over 200 cards to the game. New art from Mark┬áhasn’t been seen on cards since the … Continue reading

September 6, 2015

MtG artists: Jung Park

Jung Park is a well-known and highly-regarded concept artist, so it was a real treat to see him producing finished card art for Magic the Gathering. Behind the scenes he … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

MtG artists: Lucas Graciano

Lucas Graciano’s style is like a classical painting, but in a good way. His cards have a wavy quality to them, as though you were looking at them through a … Continue reading

August 16, 2015

MtG artists: Steven Belledin

Steven Belledin debuted in the Coldsnap set and has since illustrated over 100 magic cards. He works in both traditional and digital formats,┬ádepending on the commission. He keeps a blog … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 2 Comments