Nivbed's artwork
August 5, 2006 4:49 AM   Subscribe

That's really cool work -and nice interface on the site.
Great link.
posted by squidfartz at 6:14 AM on August 5, 2006

Should have added a NSFW. Apologies.
posted by nthdegx at 7:25 AM on August 5, 2006

The third image contains a familiar theme: the fingers, the circle, or is it my tainted imagination? Single link post, though.
posted by imperium at 7:58 AM on August 5, 2006

Single link post, though.

So what? That said, I have to admit that the goatse sprang to my mind looking at that one too. Thank goodness for that tiny entertainment - worthless fantasy pap, this stuff.
posted by jack_mo at 8:15 AM on August 5, 2006

Conceptual art work for Neverwinter Nights 2, same artist.

That comment sort of resonates for me, jack_mo, as I'll admit I've thought long and hard about posting this one (years, probably), and the cheesey fantasy genre isn't something I'm drawn to or have a weakness for. I think dormant walkers is a cut above, though, both conceptually and in execution (particularly the sky).
posted by nthdegx at 9:29 AM on August 5, 2006

I'm not really a fan of the genre either, nthdegx, but I thought some of these were really nicely done. (I was going to link to 'dormant walkers', but you beat me to it!) Thanks for the post.
posted by maryh at 9:52 AM on August 5, 2006

yup, Same here maryh. That dormant walkers one is weeeiirrdd.
posted by nickyskye at 10:14 AM on August 5, 2006

My usual reaction to this kind of art is a big eye-roll, but much of Nivbed's stuff is arresting. Nice post.
posted by everichon at 11:29 AM on August 5, 2006

It seemed like well done generic fantasy stuff. But then I saw the one of the great white flashlit from the boat and it just...grabbed me. Wow. It was like what might have happened to Ben Gardner.

In a similar vein, with a similar style is Desire also this one is really amazing.
posted by Brainy at 12:09 PM on August 5, 2006

as paradoxically unimaginative as many of the work in this genre is, this artist's grasp of light makes me MAD mad MAD!
posted by gorgor_balabala at 2:19 PM on August 5, 2006

This friggin' artwork is gonna give me the jibblies for serious.
posted by jonson at 10:03 PM on August 5, 2006

Beautiful work. I agree w/ jonson re: the majority of fantasy-themed artwork, but Nivbed has such fascinating artistic vision.
posted by muddgirl at 12:01 PM on August 6, 2006

think dormant walkers is a cut above, though, both conceptually and in execution (particularly the sky).

I hadn't seen that one - the blood 'n' flowers vomit is nicely squicky. (But still no good - I think part of the reason I hate this kind of stuff is that the artist is obviously highly skilled, yet chooses to waste his time like this. Depressing.)
posted by jack_mo at 1:19 PM on August 8, 2006

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