Eric Deschamps is both a sci-fi/fantasy illustrator and a video game concept artist. For the past decade Eric has worked with a diverse list of clients including publishing, video game and advertising companies. His illustrations have been recognized in 7 volumes of ‘Spectrum: Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art’ as well as ‘Expose: Finest Digital Art.’ Eric’s work recently received a silver award and an honorable mention by the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles ‘Illustration West Annual’.
One of Eric’s recent projects included illustrations for the Fablehaven series. Below, Eric breaks down his process for creating the artwork in Fablehaven Book 3 of 5, Grip of the Shadow Plague
Seth encounters the demon Graulus:
Hugo as the main focal point taking out dark centaurs easily:
The Shadowman lurks behind the kids:
Dark creatures vs. light creatures battle scene. This was the selected sketch, though the final art was streamlined down to just the kids on the back of the centaur plus a of couple dark satyrs: