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Concept Sketch: Citystate by Cryptcrawler Concept Sketch: Citystate by Cryptcrawler
So some old buddies of mine and myself have decided to try and produce a table-top RPG

It's going to be extremely tough to pull off with my kids working me like a 3 legged mule and the (thankfully) booked schedule of commercial work I've got loaded up, but I'm determined to make it happen.

It'll probably take a few years and its been challenging so far but it's already starting to come together.

Some of you may recall that I was trying to get a graphic novel off the ground but that's proven to be kind of impossible for now, so I'm going to bankroll some of the content from that into this game.

Being responisble for all the art - while daunting in itself - is far more feasible at the moment than writing/drawing/producing an entire novel cover to cover by myself.

Besides, gaming with them is really what started this whole journey into commercial fantasy art for me and working with them to create our own has always been the ultimate goal beneath it all; a goal I never thought I'd be able to seriously consider again.

Will it happen?

Who the hell knows.

Chasing dreams is what it's all about, though. If you fail you still learn.

Here's a rough sketch that will eventually be finished and included in the game-book.

Can't give too much away yet but I can release some teasers here and there for anyone who may care.

Thanks for all the interest and notes, I read them all and they mean so much, even moreso when you have kids to share it with.

Got a lotta commercial stuff coming out this year, can't wait to post it.

God bless and take care,


Copyright Brad Rigney, don't use without permission

Thank you so much for the DD, the interest really means a lot to me and my family.
Many thanks to alltheoriginalnames for the feature, I hope my art keeps you coming back to the gallery and earning a place in your favorites!
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Given 2012-06-23
Concept Sketch: Citystate by *Cryptcrawler Captures such an intense suspenseful moment. A stunning work of art that leaves the feeling that there is a story behind it that needs to be told. ( Featured by alltheoriginalnames )
jorgenial Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
awesome <#
Tade-01 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
Your "roughs" are something that would be totally finished pictures to about 99.9% of the artist in DA.

Loved the finished piece man btw, totally awesomatic.
quodlibetarian Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
Someday you will complete this work into one glamourous, consist narrative, and that is going to be so great. I'm sure of that.
AlivanArt Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
even your roughts look like amazing paintings! wtf
Nikuda Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist
Sketch?! *just went bonkers*
Auximinus Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LOL. This is a "concept sketch". Insane.
MGSRaiden Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
Nice bad ass picture over here. Too fresh
appelt65 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
Predator843564e3 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist
AWESOME!!! :headbang:
Is the Teamleader a Woman???
Patriartis Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Like a snapshot from a movie, and you call this a rough sketch? Ridonculously awesome.
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