Card Artists @ worlds

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  1. ToysRUsKid

    ToysRUsKid Active Member

    I haven't seen an announcement of this yet, are there gonna be artists at worlds this year?
     
  2. masterryanx

    masterryanx New Member

    So far, I've only heard that Junichi Masuda will be there. I haven't heard anything about any artists attending yet.
     
  3. Prime

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    Awesome! I'm looking forward to this. I've never met any card artists before.
     
  4. NoPoke

    NoPoke New Member

    Which cards has Junichi Masuda drawn? I couldn't find that artist on pokepedia :(
     
  5. dogma

    dogma New Member

    Not an artist. Think he does the music for Pokémon games

    EDIT: By artist here, I mean doesn't illustrate cards. Obviously
     
  6. charchar

    charchar New Member

    i wanna get their autographs :p
     
  7. Chromecatz

    Chromecatz New Member

    Aw you caught it.
     
  8. Donezator

    Donezator New Member

    I want Ken Sugimori to be there ! [LOL] I love his artwork!

    Donezator
     
  9. dogma

    dogma New Member

    LOL, if it helps I had to google his name!

    Really? Lately his art on the cards look like concept art with invariably bad backgrounds (I do like the Pokémon on their own though). DP art has been disappointing. What happened to the EX style awesomeness?
     
  10. yoshi1001

    yoshi1001 New Member


    Yes. Though he's more of a producer now. Most of the DP music was written by Go Ichinose and Hitomi Sato.
     
  11. DarthPika

    DarthPika New Member

    Same here. All his cards have been really boring. Even if its just the pokemon, its not really art, its just a well... pokemon. lol His art is good for saying, thats what a Pikachu looks like or thats what a Charizad looks like, but they never are doing anything exciting, and the backrounds suck. >_> If you noticed he did a lot of the cards in DP and that set probably has the most boring art work of any set out there. I know the pictures don't have anything to do with the card, but if I have a powerfull cool card, I want it to look it.
     
  12. Ryuzaki

    Ryuzaki New Member

    That is what his art is. He does the offiical artwork for the Pokemon.
     
  13. Burninating_Torchic

    Burninating_Torchic New Member

    Someone correct me if I'm mistaken, but I believe Sugimori has been there every year. If not, all but one.
     
  14. dogma

    dogma New Member

    Yeah but concept art is not the same as cool card art.

    Wow, you are exactly right... my heart died a little with all the lame DP art, it had me so excited for a new era of Pokémon brilliance. Guess we were just too spoiled after the recent EX sets. But I don't get why, I mean a lot of the artists are the same.

    Plus, the promos have been really bad too...
     
  15. yoyofsho16

    yoyofsho16 New Member

    Most Sugimori cards are stock images with random backdrops.

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    You better, he helps design the monsters.
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2008
  16. Muk Man

    Muk Man New Member

    the gardy LvX is pretty cool, but yeah the art value seems a litte cheap this set
     
  17. Umbreon777

    Umbreon777 New Member

    You have to love Sugimori for the fact that someone will describe to him an idea for a pokemon, and he makes it. Generic as they are, everyone else must comply to his designs.
     
  18. kent007

    kent007 New Member

    I also like the Sugimori work, Can't wait for it.
     
  19. dogma

    dogma New Member

    I like his work, just not when they're used as card art... other artists manage to be creative with his designs.

    I don't even think he designs for the cards, its just someone takes his Pokémon drawing and randomly assigns a background for it. He gets credit because... well who's gonna take credit for those lame background drops?
     
  20. G-Dog4377

    G-Dog4377 New Member

    I thought Ken Sugimori created the Pokemon and made up the official art for them, right? The official art prints are generally just generic photos of the pokemon, and lots of times are very similar to the videogame sprites. I don't know if he does work for the cards as well, but needless to say it isn't good to just take those images of the official prints and just paste those onto a random background. That isn't technically art when any guy with editing software can do it. I do like most of the Lv.X cards though.
     
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