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UPDATE : the Kickstarter project was online yesterday, and it is already funded ! Congrats to Bjorn and Spiridon for this amazing win ! You can still back the project here and reach the stretch goals so… Do it !
Maybe you didn’t hear about Bjorn Hurri. This concept artist has probably worked on lots of video games you played to this last past decade nonetheless, such as Horizon, Alien Isolation, God of War 4, Dishonored or League of Legends. This concept artist is indeed an incredibly talented character designer and creator of worlds, and with the release today of his first ever Kickstarter campaign for his first ever art book, let us say that we are really, really excited !
Bjorn Hurri thus is a living legend of concept art and character design, as well as a teacher in this domain at CG Master Academy and a worldwide lecturer during events and workshop from all around the globe. With Bjorn, the creation of monstruosities, demons, vile creatures and dangerous entities has become an art, in which he is the Master.
In Abominations, you will find dozens of original creatures and monsters, coming from the mind of one of the most inventive talents in the video games industry. Those creatures mixing horror and fantasy are absolutely stunning, and I can’t wait to check the whole content of the book. From full color artworks to roughs and sketches, you will fin there a truly essential source of inspiration, for artists, fantasy fans, as well as Dungeons and Dragons game masters needing some new ideas ! Don’t miss this fantastic project. As for we, it’s probably already done at the time you are reading those lines ! Stay tuned for more Bjorn in the days to come on Geek-Art, and have a look below at those fantastic sneak peaks from the Kickstarter !
Bjorn Hurri is an award winning concept artistand art director. He has worked for all major publishers and with over 70+ titles (Horizon, Alien Isolation, God of War 4, Dishonored, League of Legends and more).
He has also been teaching artists since 2008 and he also taught a highly popular character design class at CG Master Academy. Bjorn has shared his knowledge in lectures and demos at 15+ workshops and events in multiple countries and to thousands of people.
Welcome to the campaign for Björn Hurri’s Abominations. A book packed with his creations that come from one of the most inventive minds of the gaming industry. If you are thinking about one of the games of the past decade that you played, Björn probably had his part in it. This book is only a fraction of what he has been creating in the past years and still worth your attention as it is centered around his creature designs and also contains a fair amount of sketches and explanations for his ideas. No matter if you are a designer yourself or a gamer and consumer, this will be a worthy addition to your collection!