Serpent Creature Fantasy Illustration SallyGottschalk

The Serpent

Hi guys, I wanted to share a recent illustration and concept art with you. This is the Serpent! The final boss for a game project. This fallen spirit creature likes to consume souls, and when he does he will grow a new tail based on the soul he has consumed, leaving him eternal bound to some pretty evil ladies. I hope you enjoy the illustration as well as the concept art.

Scarecrow Nigreda Character ConceptArt Sally Gottschalk

Team Scarecrow

  At the edge of a small town in a deep dark forest are the three farms owned by three very different Families. The first one is almost abandoned, since no one wanted to take on the family business of growing crops. The only one left is old Ms. Meier who due to her age can barely keep the farm running and has a serious love for cats. The second one is owned by the Bricks Brothers who think everything bigger is better and treat everything on the farm with this principal in mind. And the third one houses a…

Concept Art Sally Gottschalk Syn Studio Nigreda

Kraken – Syn Studio

  Today I want to share some concept art we created as part of a fun team assignment at Syn Studio Montreal. Everyone of us had to work on a mech of one of four cryptids that needed to be created with the same restrictions in mind. My cryptid was the Kraken ;) Below the final concept art as well as some original scribbles from my sketchbook.

Kelpie Waterhorse Sally Gottschalk Fantasy Illustration Creature

Kelpie Steed

I have always found the idea strange that the northern water horse aka kelpie is supposed to look like an actual horse. Everyone who has crossed a river on horseback knows they can swim but they aren´t the best swimmers in the world and horses hate walking through muddy areas where their thin legs sink deep into the ground. I like the idea of him being a real aquatic predator, webbing between his clawed hands and feet, covered with scales and using his strong fish like tale to propel himself through the water like a crocodile in search for prey….

griffin creature illustration by sally gottschalk

Griffin Illustration

Today I want to share my newest illustration Griffin Mom with you. Remember if you ever find a huge nest with big blue eggs, don´t just walk up on it. Momy might be just around the corner. ;) Hope you like it! Below I added some steps for you, so you can take a closer look at my work in progress.

Fog Fantasy Creature Illustration by Sally Gottschalk

Creeping Fog

So here is the finished artwork, hope you like it! :) I have decided to go without the two horsemen because I wanted the artwork to be emptier and put focused on the complete silence of the moment when this creeping creature actually takes shape out of the dense fog just to vanish into it moments later without making any sound.