July 17, 2019
Did you know the entertainment industry heavily relies on the talent of artists, most notably, those who create concept art?
Yup, it’s true.
Concept artists create a lot of the things you see in today’s films, animated shows, video games, comic books, graphic novels, and other types of commercial media.
Concept art is nearly everywhere you look!
Your favorite fictional characters, imaginary creatures, fantasy landscapes, and magical worlds are all brought to life through the concept art in which they first appear!
As the designs transition from original concepts to simple sketches to polished illustrations, the things that keep you entertained in life are born.
How To Become A Concept Artist
Concept art, therefore, is arguably one of the most important forms of illustration in modern times.
It’s also one of the most exciting career fields for independent artist to break into.
Perhaps you’ve dreamed about becoming a concept artist, too.
While it does take years of practice and dedicated training to learn how to create concept art that people will love, there are generally three ways you can do it:
◾ Teach yourself
◾ Learn from free and paid online courses
◾ Become professionally trained at a university or art school
Sure, the majority of today’s professional concept artists do have a four-year degree — but luckily, obtaining one isn’t required to land this fun, rewarding, and challenging job!
It may help you, but the truth is…
The quality of your art portfolio is all that matters.
Whether you’re looking for conceptual art to inspire and motivate you as an artist, or you simply just want to check out some highly imaginative concept art, this article is for you!
To celebrate the innovation and creative power of concept artists as well as the immense value they give to the world...
Your pals at Displate curated a list of some of the best concept art and original illustrations submitted to us by our uber-talented artist community!
Enjoy the art show presented to you below!
Spaceship concept art
Character concept art
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Environment concept art
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Alien concept art
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Cyberpunk concept art
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Sci fi concept art
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Robot concept art
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Fantasy character concept art
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Monster concept art
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Anime concept art
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Forest concept art
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Superhero concept art
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Fantasy concept art
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Dragon concept art
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Angel concept art
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Castle concept art
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Creature concept art
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Desert concept art
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Mech concept art
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Female character concept art
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Sword concept art
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Cyberpunk character concept art
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Cave concept art
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Spacesuit concept art
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Landscape concept art
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Soldier concept art
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Steampunk concept art
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Female warrior concept art
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Pirate concept art
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Weapon concept art
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What concept artwork from this list stood out to you? Share your favorite picks in the comments section, or submit your own concept art to Displate to get in on the action!
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