On September 29th, 2021, the concept artbook VISIONS EDGE ILLUSTRATORS BOOK - Evil and Power hit stores. The VISIONS series is under the general editorship of pixiv. It’s a compilation book series featuring art from popular illustrators and has sold over 30k copies. The related project features fantastic works under the theme “Evil and Power”, commissioned from 21 illustrators.
Of course the color saturation of the printers are top quality, but this book also includes the make-of process from rough draft to coloring as well as valuable knowledge on how these creators envisioned and approached the theme, making this a must-have book for those looking for industry tips and tricks.
To commemorate the release of the artbook, pixivision is featuring some of the works of these illustrators. In this second compilation (of two), the works of 10 creators will be showcased.
Take a look at these illustrations in a digital format to get a better feel for how they might look in print!
- Living in Tokyo. Their portfolio highlights include the cover image for Juken no Hime no Overkill by Ogyo Kawagishi published by Shogakukan, the cover image for Makushi no Tsubasa SkyMagica (魔空士の翼 SkyMagica) by Sagu Aoyama published by Dwango, a manga for video projects with the Kizuna Ai Official Channel, and much more.
- They draw manga and illustrations using their peculiar world-view. They’ve written Antengai Genso Kiroku (暗天街幻想奇録) and Antengai Kiso Yakyoku (暗天街綺想夜曲), both published by Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha. They’re responsible for game illustrations, character designs, publication covers, and more.
“VISIONS EDGE ILLUSTRATORS BOOK - Evil and Power” is now on sale!
The concept artbook VISIONS EDGE ILLUSTRATORS BOOK - Evil and Power is under the general editorship of pixiv. It features fantastic works under the theme “Evil and Power”, commissioned from 21 illustrators. This book also includes the make-of process, making this a must-have book for those looking for industry tips and tricks.
The cover image is from the illustrator, Rolua, and the book design was done by BALCOLONY. It was handled by their staff member Yuji Nojo.
On sale: September 29th, 2021
Page count: 136
Price: 2,420 JPY (tax incl.)
Size: B5 (182 x 257 mm)
Printing: Full color (Brilliant Palette ®)