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Artist of the Day: Fabien Mense

Fabien Mense

Fabien Mense is a visual development artist and comic book author. He recently developed the character designs for a French television production called Robin Hood—Mischief in Sherwood (mentioend here) for Method Animation. A few examples follow—click on most images in this post for larger views:

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Fabien’s packed fantasy compositions require concentrated viewing to soak in all of the detail and little moments that he inserts into the artwork.

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For more artwork, visit Fabien’s Tumblr and blog.

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  • Fabien Mense

    Wow, thank you, it’s an honor to be here.

  • Fabien Mense

    Thanks Niko. Tadpole Dee is on hold right now, If I can release the project, it will certainly be a sort of Illustration book (tale/encyclopedia). And of course in my wildest dreams, it would be an animated movie !

  • Patrick

    Sadly I have not been following this guy, but something about it strikes such a cord of a (sounding too deep) combo of fresh and familiarity. I would trade all the cartoons on Nickelodeon and a few of cartoon network to see a show that was made by this guy….just don’t get the writers of uncle grandpa to write it (man that show was a letdown, I loved that pilot)

  • Emily

    Super inspiring.

  • Funkybat

    Wow. Stunning stuff! It’s almost as if someone took the best of the European graphic novel scene and blended it with Miyazaki. I can’t wait to see more!