40 Creative Concept Art Examples

by Cale White

June 14, 2012 in Inspiration Resources

In conceptual photography, the photographer is trying to convey a message or concept through abstract symbolism in the form of drawings, paintings, quick sketches, sculptures, miniatures, and all types of art that defines the object or attempts to explain the meaning.

In this post we found examples of remarkable concept art created by different artists. All images are linked to pages of the author. Enjoy!

1. Ganesh

Meet Ganesh the god of beginnings and a patron of arts shown in a beautiful drawing by Francis.

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2. Life Tree

This art is from Yume.

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3. Hope

Klaudia Beautiful concept art.

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4. Nether world

This piece of artwork is from jesse van.

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5. Dark and Light

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6. Dream Devourer

Dream Devourer by  Tarzan will give you nightmares! Great colors and concept make this a truly original work with a unique style!

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7. Last Month of winter

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8. Facing Mortality

Photomontage and digital painting

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9. And if the world ends

There is something simple and very innocent about it that is conveyed beautifully.

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10. Black Balloon

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11. Garden of Zen

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12. 9th Wonder

The City of The Skies Only those who seek it will find it.

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13. The Survivor

This artwork is from Ketut Manik.

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14. Protector

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15. Paoay Church

Paoay Church by Cloudmine design, Amazing details in the architecture and scenery, really captures the mood and is very inspirational GDA work.

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16. The Witcher

The Witcher artworks I did for the first game few years ago_Bartek Gawel.

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17. Merry Christmas

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18. Thunder Snow

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19. Abyss

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20. The Journey

A mercenary protected a Caravan a crossing through a desert,this is a dangerous journey.

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21. The Green Throne

The Art from Kekai kotaki.

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22. Demon Rising

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23. Fruit Dealer

Overcome with joy and inspiration after watching GSL1 Champion Cool (aka Fruit Dealer) battle his way to the top, the StarCraft II team would like to introduce some new concept art for the zerg race based on his tactics_Bizzard Entertainment.

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24. The Second Coming

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25. The Monkey King

A take on the Monkey King…..I have been looking at this for too long now, been playing with it on and off for a few weeks…I dont like it already but I have to move on now….I hope you guys see something in it_Sun Dragon.

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26. Tree Man And Boy

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27. Creative Work by Sarolta

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28. Freedom

This one started as a textile study. But I went further and got the idea to picture my good dream, when no electricity cable holds me back.Made in PS7 and with genius tablet.It was about 4-5 days that’s about 30-35 hours_Zsuzsa Tasi.

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29. Shanty Town

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30. John Carter

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31. Amber Citadel

A matte painting of a massive citadel, and a jolly commission for Eduardo- for the design of a web page for the local wargamer/role-player community.

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32. Soul Hunter

It’s concept sketch of Soul hunter for "Dreams about M-0-Nero".

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33. Chinese Monastery Concept

I’ve chosen a Chinese/Tibetan monastery in the mountains as topic for our internal concept art training at Meduzarts_Netgra.

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34. Xuan Yuan

A poster for a online game (MMORPG, called "Xuan Yuan"), done in 2008.

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35. Jump Hero

This painting is created for Midway Game, One of action concept paintings. Each characters have special power, and this guy can jump really high.

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36. The House of Cards

This painting is created for LGW, the Looking Glass Wars and Hatter. Art Directed by the author, Frank beddor. He is simply amazing guy. He is olympic gold medal sportman and actor, writer, flilm producer. He produced There’s Something About Mary and Wicked_Hatter.

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37. War in Paris

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38. Air Force One Midway

This is the cover of Hatter M, comics.

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39. Ride

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40. Let Dreams Come

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

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Hope you are entertained with this showcase!

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About Cale White

Cale White is a staff writer for the DesignMag Network.

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