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Oliver Wetter
Works at Random House, Piper, Bastei Lübbe, Prime books, Weltbild
Attended Ibkk -Institut für bildende Kunst und Kunsttherapie / Bochum
Lives in Germany
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Illustrator / Visual Artist
Skills
Photoshop inhabitant, blender rookie, Mandelbulb explorer, Sculptris junkie
Employment
  • Random House, Piper, Bastei Lübbe, Prime books, Weltbild
    Cover Illustrator, present
  • Ibkk - Wrobel Schwarz
    Lecturer, present
  • Fantasio fine Arts
    Illustrator / Künstler, 2009 - present
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Germany
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I make things up and imitate art.
Introduction

My name is Oliver Wetter, head of Ars Fantasio.
I am a freelance illustrator and visual artist from Germany.

Currently available for concept art, character driven book cover & ebook illustration, private & commercial.

Besides the fulltime-artist duty, I´m a  lecturer at the IBKK art institute in Bochum/Germany, where I teach digital painting.

Besides the client based works I write about art and marketing in my blog and contribute personal works to my patrons on petreon, feel free to contact me for a noncommittal quote on your project. 

Bragging rights
Survived San Diego Comic Con
Education
  • Ibkk -Institut für bildende Kunst und Kunsttherapie / Bochum
    Diploma in design, 2002 - 2007
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Male
Other names
Fantasio / Fantasiox

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Rogue portrait study  & fanart today for exercise. 
Just a little Rogue portrait study & fanart today for exercise. Looking forward to the new Avengers movie btw. As always, my dear patrons get: - Hi-Res version - Step by step process - PSD- Files with layers and commentary Wishing you all a wonderful day, cheers!
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New portrait painting up on Patreon.
OK, I have to admit, I´m officially obsessed with vampires;) Hope you like. My dear patrons get: - Hi-Res version - Process steps - PSD with layers and commentary All the best, fantasio
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Wishing you all a happy easter 2015, cheers!
A little extra this month, League of Legends meet Gil Elvgren ;) Another mashup to improve my painting habits. Happy easter everyone, have a save one. My dear Patrons will get: - Hi-Res JPGs - Process steps - fb Avatar (square) and regular portrait - PSDs with commentary Cheers
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The New Client Guide To Illustration
In times before the Internet was used by billions of users, illustration was a specific business that only rung a bell if you were an art director of an ad agency, a magazine editor or a publisher. Today entrepreneurs and independent publishers can be anyon...
The new client guide on how to approach illustrators, time saving tips for anyone in need of visual art.
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New portrait study up and reward nr. 12 for March 2015!
If you want to get this month rewards, sign up before April 1;)
A bold style study inspired by Phil Noto, I like the look of paintings that seem to be started with a colored board, reference used . How do you like it? My dear Patrons will get: - Hi-Res JPGs - Process steps - fb Avatar (square) and regular portrait - PSDs with commentary of this piece and others this month! Cheers
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New portrait study up on patreon ;)
Portrait study of Mavis I hope you like My dear Patrons will get: - Hi-Res JPGs - Process steps - fb Avatar (square) and regular portrait - PSDs with commentary of this piece and others this month! Cheers
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Education In A Nutshell: Digital Painting Tutorials
We are living in amazing times. Right now you can educate yourself with a smartphone or tablet at your hands. It takes self discipline and persistence for sure. Paving your way through the education jungle isn´t easy. But the rewards are gorgeous. In this ...
Site suggestion and links for learning how to digital paint at your own pace.
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A new piece for the Dark Realm collective.

Get the wallpaper and full layered, commented PSD on my Patreon page as giveaway. 

please share if you like.
A recent piece I did for the Dark Realm Collective - art pack release for "Black Easter. The theme I picked was "Resurrection". https://www.facebook.com/darkrealmcollective My patrons will get an exclusive 4k Resolution wallpaper (download in the activity section, the post without image) And as a little teaser, here is a link to download the full PSD file with layers and commentary. http://1drv.ms/1DHryAO Enjoy;)
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New work up on patreon!
Another piece for the Android Legacy series a bit inspired by the work of Andre De Freitas... And also another collaboration piece with Louis Konstantinou and Gianna Vlachou. There is also a step by step process in german about this piece available in the recent "Digital Paintbook", you can get it here: http://www.airbrush-zeitschrift.de/digital-painting/e-books/304/digital-paintbook-volume-3-e-book My dear patrons will get: Hi-Res version of ...
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New reward up on Patreon, sign up before April first to get yours.
Elvgren study mashed up with Sucker Punch ;) That was lots of fun and I learned a lot. For this one I strived to keep the stroke and lighting from the Elvgren painting and the likeness of Emily Browning. The painting was done from scratch and is not an overpaint. As always, my dear patrons will get: - Hi-Res JPEG version - PSD version with layers and commentary - Process steps This is reward nr.13, which means I´m 3 pieces over my goal this m...
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Skin Painting Demonstration and Tool Presets For Photoshop
Since I have posted this to Patreon first (which is my main hub for resources) and then facebook, it is very likely that you have read about this earlier. However, to complete my resources section on my website, I wanted to add this Brush collection of Tool...
Looking for human or creature Skin Brushes or Tool Presets for Photoshop? This blog post is for you!
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Daedalus Rimes Saga - A Sci-Fi Novel & Book Cover Design Process
This is by far the biggest project I´ve worked on to date and the most exciting too! I really enjoyed collaborating directly with the author on this one. The variety of skills required to achieve all this is what makes it huge to me - including 3  cover ill...
Case study and process of the cover illustration for Howard Lewis´s sci-fi saga Daedalus Rimes.
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