Journey Through the Western Forest recalls the feeling of wandering through atmospheric forests in old-school video games, bringing back the vibes of classic titles like Lemmings, Castlevania and Zelda. In a unique twist for the Guest Artist Series, artist Tuomas Korpi also tried a fresh approach by starting in traditional media with gouache and watercolor, then continuing his work in digital.

Tuomas Korpi is a concept artist and illustrator based in Helsinki, Finland. Many of the subjects in his art come from nature – and oftentimes, the simplicity within it. For Tuomas, a particular light condition or a striking color palette is enough inspiration to create an image and a story around.

For the past 12 years, Tuomas has led a talented team as the Creative Director of PiƱata, an animation and illustration studio in Helsinki, Finland. Individually, he’s also worked in the visual development and digital arts industry for 15 years with clients such as Blizzard, DreamWorks, Supercell, Ubisoft, LEGO, EA and Marvel.‍


Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi

Journey Through the Western Forest Painting Process by Tuomas Korpi


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