Videogame Art

This is the place where you can confab about all the other stuff besides videogames.
Post Reply
User avatar
Dante Fireseed
Member
Posts: 356
Joined: September 5th, 2012, 11:26 am
Location: Somewhere within the Multiverse

Videogame Art

Post by Dante Fireseed » January 9th, 2013, 12:58 pm

I'm hopefully going to be moving house at some point in the next few months, which will, with any luck, include a decent man cave. I'd really like to put up some quality videogame art, preferably concept art and wondered if anyone knows anwhere that sells this, or alternatively how I might get my hands on very high resolution images that I could perhaps then get printed on canvas.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance :)

User avatar
ratsoalbion
Admin
Posts: 7093
Joined: August 28th, 2012, 7:41 am
Location: Brighton, England
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by ratsoalbion » January 9th, 2013, 2:19 pm

This excellent site might be a good starting point: http://deadendthrills.com/

User avatar
Guy_JD
Member
Posts: 242
Joined: October 2nd, 2012, 3:00 pm
Location: London and Kent

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Guy_JD » January 9th, 2013, 2:44 pm

ratsoalbion wrote:This excellent site might be a good starting point: http://deadendthrills.com/
Ok I'm in love with that site

another good source is probably good old reliable Google, Just do an image search on what you are looking for then hit up the Search tool and get it to only display large images, you can even specify a specific resolution

User avatar
Dante Fireseed
Member
Posts: 356
Joined: September 5th, 2012, 11:26 am
Location: Somewhere within the Multiverse

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Dante Fireseed » January 9th, 2013, 4:15 pm

thanks chaps I'll have a looksie!

User avatar
Benjo321
Member
Posts: 95
Joined: September 3rd, 2012, 11:04 am
Location: Oldham, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Benjo321 » January 9th, 2013, 9:54 pm

Reminds me, I was on this site today trying to think of reasons why I shouldn't buy this Mass Effect print:
http://www.candb.com/en/artwork/295/archangel-b.html

There's some other great Mass Effect and Mirror's Edge art on there but they're all VERY expensive :-(

User avatar
NokkonWud
Moderator
Posts: 1310
Joined: August 27th, 2012, 9:58 pm
Location: North Yorkshire, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by NokkonWud » January 9th, 2013, 11:03 pm

They're ridiculously expensive given you can get a 20x30" Canvas Wrap for £48! That said, it's pretty stunning. I'd take the Tali and Miranda ones over it first though (if I had the cash).
Oh to be incredibly rich, eh?

User avatar
mik
Member
Posts: 73
Joined: September 9th, 2012, 4:12 pm

Re: Videogame Art

Post by mik » January 10th, 2013, 3:28 am

I ended up printing my own from some hi-res assets I wrangled online. Cheap and easy.

http://i36.tinypic.com/2cifyvq.jpg

http://i56.tinypic.com/2n1gm1f.jpg

User avatar
Benjo321
Member
Posts: 95
Joined: September 3rd, 2012, 11:04 am
Location: Oldham, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Benjo321 » January 10th, 2013, 11:46 am

NokkonWud wrote: Oh to be incredibly rich, eh?
which is exactly why I haven't bought them ;)

User avatar
Dante Fireseed
Member
Posts: 356
Joined: September 5th, 2012, 11:26 am
Location: Somewhere within the Multiverse

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Dante Fireseed » January 10th, 2013, 3:55 pm

Benjo321 wrote:Reminds me, I was on this site today trying to think of reasons why I shouldn't buy this Mass Effect print:
http://www.candb.com/en/artwork/295/archangel-b.html

There's some other great Mass Effect and Mirror's Edge art on there but they're all VERY expensive :-(
that's exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for - some amazing pieces on there! Bit pricey though and seems to be US only :(

User avatar
NokkonWud
Moderator
Posts: 1310
Joined: August 27th, 2012, 9:58 pm
Location: North Yorkshire, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by NokkonWud » January 10th, 2013, 4:29 pm

Dante Fireseed wrote:
Benjo321 wrote:Reminds me, I was on this site today trying to think of reasons why I shouldn't buy this Mass Effect print:
http://www.candb.com/en/artwork/295/archangel-b.html

There's some other great Mass Effect and Mirror's Edge art on there but they're all VERY expensive :-(
that's exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for - some amazing pieces on there! Bit pricey though and seems to be US only :(
There are many printing places in the UK, both local and online that will do the same thing with any image you bring them. The key is finding an image high res enough. The site Leon gave is a great example. They'll come in considerably cheaper than $950 with glass and a frame too.

User avatar
Benjo321
Member
Posts: 95
Joined: September 3rd, 2012, 11:04 am
Location: Oldham, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Benjo321 » January 11th, 2013, 12:51 pm

Snapmad have some great prices for printing canvases and standard photos. Have used them for large prints before but not sure what their canvases are like.

Personally I think I'll get a Journey print done and just get a cheap frame from Ikea or something if the quality is ok, worth a punt for a tenner :D

User avatar
NokkonWud
Moderator
Posts: 1310
Joined: August 27th, 2012, 9:58 pm
Location: North Yorkshire, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by NokkonWud » January 12th, 2013, 3:01 pm

Benjo321 wrote:Snapmad have some great prices for printing canvases and standard photos. Have used them for large prints before but not sure what their canvases are like.

Personally I think I'll get a Journey print done and just get a cheap frame from Ikea or something if the quality is ok, worth a punt for a tenner :D
I think something like Journey should print rather well too, a good mid test bed for it. Let me know how it goes, tempted myself, but am reluctant to splash on something like Alan Wake / Gears of War / Mass Effect where you need a high print quality for high clarity. A Journey one is definitely something I'd want.

User avatar
Benjo321
Member
Posts: 95
Joined: September 3rd, 2012, 11:04 am
Location: Oldham, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Benjo321 » January 22nd, 2013, 8:15 pm

Well, I just got my Journey print done
20 x 16" from Snapmad £9.89
Ikea Frame £17 (pretty cheap and nasty but it'll do!)

Quality seems pretty good, well packaged and Snapmad were quick to deliver (ordered Thursday evening and came Monday)

Image

User avatar
ratsoalbion
Admin
Posts: 7093
Joined: August 28th, 2012, 7:41 am
Location: Brighton, England
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by ratsoalbion » January 22nd, 2013, 8:59 pm

Ooh nice!

User avatar
DomsBeard
Member
Posts: 3298
Joined: September 2nd, 2012, 3:03 pm
Location: Doms Chin

Re: Videogame Art

Post by DomsBeard » January 22nd, 2013, 9:03 pm

I'm thinking of framing my Skyrim map! :)

User avatar
Dante Fireseed
Member
Posts: 356
Joined: September 5th, 2012, 11:26 am
Location: Somewhere within the Multiverse

Re: Videogame Art

Post by Dante Fireseed » January 23rd, 2013, 10:52 am

very nice Benjo, think I may well get round to doing this once I'm moved, looks very good :)

User avatar
moosegrinder
Member
Posts: 2
Joined: September 14th, 2012, 9:57 am

Re: Videogame Art

Post by moosegrinder » January 30th, 2013, 7:27 am

I've only got room for a couple of things in the loft room where all my stuff is kept, but these 3
Image

are up there and

Image

That was bought by my missus (along with the Victory and Aperture Saftey poster) as a thanks for doing the decorating.
The only other things I need to get up are some Avengers prints
Image
and my Dreamwave Transformers posters
ImageImage

I've been meaning to frame those to for the best part of 6 years :/

User avatar
NokkonWud
Moderator
Posts: 1310
Joined: August 27th, 2012, 9:58 pm
Location: North Yorkshire, UK
Contact:

Re: Videogame Art

Post by NokkonWud » January 30th, 2013, 8:11 am

I adore that Portal 2 movie poster, always liked it. If I were to buy any ready made art it would like be that.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests