“Culdcept combines the familiar of a board game with the addictive strategy of a card battle game. Advance, retreat, and scheme to accumulate magic and defeat your opponent!” – Introduction from the official website.
Culdcept is one of my most important work. I had been working on this series since 2006 when they started developing the Culdcept SAGA for XBOX360. Since then, I drew about 100 cards until today.
MITSUHIRO ARITA CULDCEPT ARTBOOK contained 75 artworks of them. And I wrote the detailed comment about how I create them One by One.
Sorry, it is selling only in Japan, and the text is all Japanese. But I’m selling it at the event I’m attending. If you interested in, please check my future events.
Here is the sample. You can look inside a part of the book.
By the way, Culdcept is the series of consumer video game and the first one was released in 1997 for SEGA SATURN. I have been a big fan of it from first one, and I’m very honored to be a part of it.
The latest one of the series is Culdcept Revolt for 3DS and will be released on August 29th. If you are the Fan of from one of the 3DS, Board Game, Trading Card Game or Consumer Video Game, I recommend checking the official website.
My first picture book had delivered! As I announced before, I’ll exhibit at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival in United Arab Emirates from April 19th(WED)-23th(SUN) 2017. This book will be sold at there first time. I painted all the pictures with watercolor. I’m planning to display original watercolors at the exhibition as well.
I did worldview setting and concept design for the series of theatrical animation films “Berserk: The Golden Age Arc” (2012-2014, Studio 4°C). I mainly did research about architecture, arms and armors and horse equipment and made concept art and setting materials. You can see more in the book of “Berserk the movie art book” .
Illustrations from the book “A word of the priest: Solve the problem of life all the time”(2006). All Illustrations are based on the drawings by Zen priest KAKUAN, who was the Zen master of Rinzai sect in Chinese Song Dynasty. Ink wash painting with Chinese Ink on Drawing paper.