Oppidum Prototype and 8 New Prints !

Motion concepts are something I’ve toyed around with for a couple years now, though until now I’ve never taken one so far that Photoshop couldn’t handle it properly. I’ve spent the last week or so learning AfterEffects and though I doubt I’ll ever excel with animation, I’ve really enjoyed myself and have learned and grown a great deal. It’s proven to be a great way to explore, plan and prototype game designs as well as otherwise force me to think differently about illustrating and image making in general.

Please have a look below, and make sure you select HD ~!

Here’s where it all started:
In other news, I’ve finally launched a proper website:

And finally, I’ve finished proofing 8 new prints.
Available now in 13×19Click for Details !

Each print is a limited edition Giclee of only 50, 13″x19″ with border. Hand-signed and numbered on Hahnemuhle German Etching 310GSM paper. These prints are artist proofed, color corrected and printed on an Epson Pro 3880 with Epson UltraChrome K3 inks. Treat them right and they will outlive you.

25% of all profit goes to support Seattle’s Animal Shelter; www.seattle.gov/animalshelter/


A small selection:


About Tom Scholes

Available for Freelance Concept Art/Visual Development specializing in environments. I’m passionate about the untapped potential of digital art and interactive entertainment, and am deeply interested in the growth of both mediums. I believe art is the best means of discovery and delievery of emotional and experiential knowledge and am constantly searching for the means to provide enrichment in these areas. I’ve worked on 7 different titles for 3 different studios; Microsoft’s 343 Industries, NCSoft’s ArenaNet, and Disney Interactive’s Avalanche.

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  1. coda says:

    yah!!!! sweet shit. I wanted to thank you personally for these last couple of awesome forest scaffold pics.

    yer the best!


  2. redehlert says:

    Outstanding Thomas! Can’t wait to peruse your new website too.

  3. wonderful work, TomBoy. the video got an eerie quality to it, which I enjoy very much. :)
    and congratulations on the website! finally…
    looks great, very slick.

  4. devin platts says:

    awesome all around, monsieur :3 I can’t believe you actually finally made a real website either :O :O :O

  5. Brun says:

    This is awesome! Great work Thom!

  6. Calader says:

    Amazing, inspirational stuff Mr.Scholes!

  7. Alex Draude says:

    this is looking good, really good. nice hp too! well done sir!

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