Wes Gardner

is creating digital paintings, illustrations, and concept designs

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About Wes Gardner

My name is Wesley Gardner, also known online since 2006 as 'KamiDaHobo'. I'm a professional illustrator and conceptual artist with a focus on an impressionistic style of fantasy and science fiction art.

I am a full-time artist, with professional credit clients that include ADIDAS, ImagineFX Magazine, album covers, book covers, and other high profile client work (currently under NDA!).

Here's my artist FXPose profile in ImagineFX! (Issue #190)

Check out my official portfolio for a quick glance at what I'm all about! - http://www.wesleygardner.com

I have a life-long passion for art, and have been a very avid video game player since the mid 1990's. I have over 15 years of experience in sales, teaching, training, management, higher education, programming, and technology support, but now I'm my own boss, living my dream of being a professional artist.. My goals are to become published in things that I'm also passionate about, including Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, ImagineFX (achieved!), the Spectrum annual, action films, and other projects and products that bring out people's imaginations, no matter the age! I've had the honor to already be part of independent films, album cover art development, and indie game visual development.

Below is a quick FREE half-hour example of the types of advice, step-by-step, and time-lapse videos you can expect, EVERY MONTH if you subscribe to this Patreon for only $1 a month!

My artistic influences range from classical painters (such as Albert Berdstaidt, John Singer Sargent, Anders Zorn, and Edgar Degas) to contemporary traditional and digital artists (James Gurney, Craig Mullins, Sung Choi, Jeremy Fenske, Greg Rutkowski, Trent Kanuiga, John Park, and Jama Jurabaev), giving me a unique eye when translating realism into other genres, including fantasy, science-fiction, and altered-reality. I also come from a higher-education and professional development instructor background, and mentoring and teaching are a huge passion of mine. For as low as $1 a month, you can contribute to my production of work, mentoring, tutoring, and feedback, including Q&A videos, advice, techniques, and more!

For only $1 or above a month, you will get behind-the-scenes work, files (such as royalty free photos, PSD files, etc), "cheat-sheets", digital brushes, timelapse painting videos, mentoring plus be included in various polls choosing some of my painting subjects, and get your questions answered directly by an industry professional! Sign up today and take your art to the next level!

Also, for your subscription, you get EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to my art community Discord, with private chat rooms (both text and voice) ONLY enabled for Patrons!

Welcome aboard, I'm so excited to work with you!

- Wes 'KamiDaHobo' Gardner
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Once we hit 30 Patrons, I will start creating art advice videos, selecting a random Patron's art to critique/paint-over, and share with everyone!
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