Final submission for the ArtStation challenge The Journey.
Final submission for the ArtStation challenge The Journey. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn

This painting was done for the ArtStation challenge The Journey.

Final painting of my World of Warcraft Orc Fanart.
Final painting of my World of Warcraft Orc Fanart. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn

Ork painting. I wrote a blog entry about the creation process here.

Speed painting, done in about one hour with the help of photo textures and custom shapes.
Speed painting, done in about one hour with the help of photo textures and custom shapes. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Environment study: Blooming cherry tree in a valley.
Environment study: Blooming cherry tree in a valley. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Environment study: Small village in a moody valley.
Environment study: Small village in a moody valley. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn

Landscape Studies

The following gallery shows a series of landscape studies. They were done as "thumbnail" paintings, so the image resolution and finish is quite low. The goal of such paintings is to establish an overall image composition and lighting situation.

Landscape thumbnail: Studying water reflections and atmospheric lighting.
Landscape thumbnail: Studying water reflections and atmospheric lighting. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: A heavily overgrown mountain range.
Landscape thumbnail: A heavily overgrown mountain range. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Stormy weather by the sea.
Landscape thumbnail: Stormy weather by the sea. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Swamp scene
Landscape thumbnail: Swamp scene Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Seaside with rocky cliffs.
Landscape thumbnail: Seaside with rocky cliffs. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Swamp scene
Landscape thumbnail: Swamp scene Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Rough seaside.
Landscape thumbnail: Rough seaside. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Settlement on a floating rock.
Landscape thumbnail: Settlement on a floating rock. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Seaside painting.
Landscape thumbnail: Seaside painting. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Rock mesa in a desert landscape.
Landscape thumbnail: Rock mesa in a desert landscape. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Mountain range.
Landscape thumbnail: Mountain range. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Tree in a desert.
Landscape thumbnail: Tree in a desert. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Overgrown headland.
Landscape thumbnail: Overgrown headland. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Lake with a beautiful island.
Landscape thumbnail: Lake with a beautiful island. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Landscape thumbnail: Forest scene.
Landscape thumbnail: Forest scene. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn

Active Galactic Nucleus

The following pictures show an illustration that I did for my wife. She used them in a presentation about Active Galactic Nuclei.

Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop.
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop.
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop.
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop.
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop.
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop.
Artistic illustration of an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus), painted in Photoshop. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn

Starlord

This image was done to try out some inking brushes in Photoshop.

Starlord, from Guardians of the Galaxy.
Starlord, from Guardians of the Galaxy. Copyright: Daniel Steinborn