You've been logged out of GDC Vault since the maximum users allowed for this account has been reached. To access Members Only content on GDC Vault, please log out of GDC Vault from the computer which last accessed this account.

Click here to find out about GDC Vault Membership options for more users.


Session Name:

Developing the Fantasy of a Character through Illustrations


The League of Legends art team drastically improved their illustrations by adopting a new vision. Originally, the team viewed splash art as reflections of the in-game models. The team shifted to a new interpretation: illustrations create the fantasies that enhance the player's experience. This talk will discuss the success and failures of creating fantasy through illustrations, the multiple iterations of their vision, and the team's current findings on creating splash art that resonates with players.

Did you know free users get access to 30% of content from the last 2 years?

Get your team full access to the most up to date GDC content

  • GDC 2015
  • Andrew Silver
  • Riot Games
  • free content
  • Visual Arts
  • Visual Arts