Finding your tabletop RPG's style - "The art should evoke curiosity and wonder"

Find your art style; colourful characters
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Finding an art style is something many artists fret over, and it's something that comes naturally over time with experience. But in game art finding a unique style is vital, and something that needs to be worked at. I ask artists behind some of the best new tabletop role-playing games how they achieved their game's unique 'voice'.

It isn’t easy to stand out in the crowded tabletop role-playing game marketplace. One aspect that sets some games apart from the rest is their voice: a combination of artwork and writing that supports a clear core game concept to create a distinctive setting and atmosphere. A voice that fascinates and ignites curiosity is a sure-fire way to tempt people into your world.

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Tanya Combrinck

Tanya is a writer covering art, design, and visual effects. She has 16 years of experience as a magazine journalist and has written for numerous publications including 3D World, 3D Artist, ImagineFX, Computer Arts, net magazine, and Creative Bloq. For Creative Bloq, she mostly writes about web design, including the hottest new tools, as well as 3D artwork and VFX.