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Realistic and Believable Character and Creature Concepts of Ken Barthelmey

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Ken Barthelmey is a Luxembourg based concept artist with a talent for producing realistic and believable character and creature concepts. Barthelmey also creates short speed painting videos demonstrating his process. In this article, we will feature some of our favorite work from his portfolio.


Cantoris


Born to Run


The Hunt


The Raptor


Where is the Yum Yum???


New World


Cetacean - Youtube

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