These gorgeous sumi-e paintings depicting various video game characters are made by 'MyCKs', an art studio comprised of several artists of different styles.
A style of East Asian brush painting, ink wash paintings go by various names in different cultures; in Japan they are called sumi-e paintings. The people of 'MyCKs' have created a series of paintings that paint some of gaming's most iconic characters in the style of sumi-e paintings. Link, Zelda, Ganondorf, Cloud, Lara Croft, Grunt and Shepard are realized beautifully and appear as they do in the video games. The only exception are the characters from Zelda who are transformed into a pirate version and feudal samurai versions of themselves.
These video game sumi-e paintings capture a real sense of movement and help bring these character to life.
These Video Game Sumi-E Paintings are Truly Stunning
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