Fischer paints Kaalia of the Vast for Magic the Gathering
Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
Howdy Muddy Colors! This month we take you through my painting for Magic the Gathering’s, Kaalia of the Vast. You have about 8 min of narrated video to check out, so grab a drink, pop some corn and fire it up!
The painting is Acrylic Ink on Gesso Panel, using Nikko Nib Pens and Robert Simmons White Sable brushes.
And for a little extra reading, Donny Caltrider of ‘Hipsters of the Coast’ interviewed me about creating the art for 3 iconic MTG cards on their Double Masters set. Force of Will, Kaalia of the Vast and Chord of Calling.
Scott M. Fischer graduated with honors from the Savannah College of Art and Design and since that time his brush has steadily been carving a path along the illustration landscape.
Scott is the regular cover artist for Joss Whedon’s ‘Buffy-The Vampire Slayer’, ‘Angel’ as well as the ‘Angel & Faith’ comic books (Dark Horse Comics). He is the silhouette artist behind the #1 NY Times best selling books, ‘Peter Pan in Scarlet’ . (Simon and Schuster) and Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer’s ‘Between the Lines' (Simon and Schuster). He is a notable cover artist for, Simon and Schuster, Tor, Harper Collins, Scholastic, Penguin, Del Rey, Random House, Daw, etc.
Fully illustrated middle grade fiction credits include the New York Times best selling ‘Magesterium’ series by Cassandra Claire and Holly Black (Scholastic), ’The Secrets of Dripping Fang’ series by Dan Greenburg (Harcourt) and the ’Scary School series of books by Derek the Ghost (Harper Collins). And ‘Ghost Prison’ by Joseph Delaney (Sourcebooks Fire).
His Children’s Book credits include ‘Jump!’ (Simon and Schuster) with over 3,000,000 books in print, ‘Twinkle’ (Simon and Schuster) and the ‘Lottie Paris’ series of books written by Angela Johnson (Simon and Schuster).
Scott is well known in fantasy art and gaming art circles, contributing to Magic- The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, World of Warcraft, League of Legends, and as a conceptual character designer for companies like Microsoft and Disney, on their TRON franchise.
As an instructor, Scott is a core faculty member at the world famous Illustration Master Class and SmArt School.
This was a really cool video and a very helpful explanation.
-one who can’t draw