Marc Simonetti is a French concept artist/ illustrator. He worked during one year on "Valerian and the city of a thousand planets" directly with LUC BESSON, then on a dozen movies with MPC LA including the latest "Aladdin" and "Maleficent 2". He's now making visual developpement for WETA Digital.
He's also working with the theme park "Le Puy du Fou" voted the world's best park designing shows and places. Best known for his work on GRR Martin's books "A song of Ice and Fire", and his Iron throne, he's also illustrated some of the most well known fantasy and SciFi novels, such as the Discworld by Terry Pratchett, The Royal Assassin trilogy by Robin Hobb, Patrick Rothfuss's "NAME OF THE WIND", Terry Brook's "Shannara cycle", or Frank Herbert's "DUNE"...
He's also worked for many video games companies such as Activision, ubisoft, Magic The Gathering, EA, Square Enix and King Isle Entertainment.
“Look closely. The beautiful may be small.” -- Immanuel Kant A mother and her child, with two tigers, look at you, near the entrance of an old temple. What do they see of you? Where you looking for wisdom, adventure or oblivion? Is the whole scene in your head or in front of you? This piece was fully sculpted in 3D in VR, rendered in octane and then painted over in photoshop.
I stood by the mirror. Lit my flame and chanted: Bloody Mary. Then I peered into the depths. Each time I said the name my faint reflection gazed at me. I feared that nothing else would happen. Then I looked again, and saw his horns. Long, wicked teeth and empty eyes. Dressed for the altar. Took the pale hand of my mirror-self. Beneath, my stomach dropped. Knees buckled.
I fell down and shouted, then the guards rushed in saw her apparition —eyes red, antique gown, hands full of power. Souls rushed to the draw, her torch upraised in curse or prayer, perhaps — the men cried out in terror, and collapsed. -- poem by lorepunk.eth This artwork is a derivative of Bloody Mary, an NFT from the Forgotten Souls collection of the Forgotten Runes Wizards Cult project.
The Forgotten Runes Wizards Cult project encourages holders to create stories and artwork about the pieces that they hold, and together the community is building a collective legendarium—a body of lore that brings the project to life. This piece was fully sculpted in 3D in VR, rendered in octane and then painted over in photoshop.
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