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Mike Nash
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United Kingdom
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Mike Nash was born and lives in England. He has been working professionally as an Illustrator for just four years and runs all aspects of the business himself. Mike is well educated in Art & Design and is a qualified BA in Illustration. Despite being new to the industry, Mike has already worked on projects by high-profile names and proven himself capable and dependable. He supplies art to clients throughout the world for use in books, films and games; recently being lucky enough to work with Dungeons & Dragons, Warhammer, Lord of the Rings and Star Wars as well as create trading card art for Call of Cthulhu (H.P.Lovecraft) and A Game of Thrones (George.R.R.Martin). That said, Mike still enjoys producing book covers and interior illustrations for fledgling authors, assisting them forge the beginnings of their own creative careers and delighting in their enthusiasm. Mike has a passion for detail and enjoys capturing atmospheric lighting. Despite his interest in myths and fictitious subjects he tries to harness a sense of realism and history within his designs; expressed in a traditional, painterly flavour despite working digitally. As a result his work balances on the divide between plausibility and fantasy. Mike’s approach is friendly and down-to-earth yet professional and dedicated. He listens and discusses ideas thoroughly with clients, enabling him to produce high-quality artwork tailored specifically to their needs.

A Dryad is a kind of tree spirit. Symbolic of nature, guardians of the forest and sometimes humanoid embodiments of particular types of tree. Here you can see how I slowly build the environment in a neutral brown. This will form the base on which I'll add colour in the form of flowers, grass and other details.

Music - 'Emotional Strings' by Rick Clarke -

Brushes & Colour Wheel - Download via my website.

Double Window - Open your image in Photoshop, then click Window, Arrange, New Window. You will need to drag the windows off the bar and resize them in order to see both at the same time. The Zoom % for each window can be altered individually by using the navigator.


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GiovyLoCa Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
Happy birthday! :iconpinklilyplz:
popipola Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I'm not a big fan of digital art ( I like animie and manga the best) but Your drawings are super cool.
Sunima Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hi there! :icondragonhi:
Since you are a contributor in :iconlovefantasycreatures:
please read this: [link] ? :)
thankyou! :hug:

glad to have you in the group btw! :glomp:
Gryffiner Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012   Traditional Artist
Found you from Youtube, amazing stuff. :D
CrazedShitakes Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012
Random deviant howdy!!!

:D How are you doing?
Aslamoria Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, i really love your art! the wolves i think are the coolest! i wish i could do my art like that!
metalartist2 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
I saw your work on youtube your really amazing at what you do with your artwork. It's really beautiful and fun to look at. I'm still in awe.
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Mitsukai-inki Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Professional General Artist
Very good work
analillithbar Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work has been featured here: [link]
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Sebastruktor Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
im in love with your art . . . . . . its so amazing . =D greetings from venezuela mate =)
PianoxLullaby Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Student General Artist
My goodness, your art is so stunning! Simply amazing! I only hope to be as talented as you, someday. Looking at your Youtube process videos, it just makes me want to practice figure drawing much more. I'm definitely subscribing to you, and cannot wait to view more process videos and favorite more of your art. :heart:
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aimi-hellcandy Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I wanna read Dracula again, so this time I can imagine him the way he looks on your drawings :D
Amazing gallery!
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ComfertZoneTrauma Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Professional General Artist
I really love your work and your realistic style :)

you wondered about the mixbrushes??
I used them in this painting..

bye :)
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AlexTooth Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for watch, much appreciated, have a great daaay!
ludocreator Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011   Digital Artist
I ve just found your work and your videos
mY god i was amazed Kai-is-mine said true there is no word to describe your art its outstanding :)
Kai-is-mine Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011   Traditional Artist
hey Mike Thanks for adding me =3 all thought ever time i look at you work...words can't describe how amazing they are =3
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Adlar Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Professional
Your paintings are so atmospheric, I love the mystery they hide.
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GiovyLoCa Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Professional General Artist
OMG, I got impressed by your videos on Youtube and then I found you on dA! I'm so happy you're here as well! :giggle:
doubleHippo Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Definitely one of the best artist here on deviantArt! :+devwatch:
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lapedas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
what software do u use?
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Denki89 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for :+fav: of my brush set
TimeTravlingTrilobte Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011
how rare it is to see a fantastic artist with not many pageviews, and then how rare it is to see a brilliant artist who makes time to reply to people who post on their profile :D your art is wonderful:D
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Prumus Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011
when i think in the word "talent" your artwork comes to my mind
congratulations (:
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KHUANTRU Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
afternoon mike nash

just added the picture to our ongoing collection of approved subs to expose all artists and their style at [link] its all listed alphabetically and your link is included with your web site instead of your deviant art.

thanks for allowing us to feature you and also join the other ranks of amazing individuals there!!

please feel free to spread the love and space to your friends if they are down on featuring their work somewhere else!

all in all

artists unite!!!! lol

nice one mate

khuan tru
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MaddalinaMocanu Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Hello :D

Your Art has been Featured in Tears of Adonis Part 4 - News Article :D [link]
I hope you like it.
Have a nice Weekend :)
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