When I first saw this my first thought was "wow, Shanghai is looking really crazy these days," thinking that it was a photo. Then I zoomed in and saw it was a painting. The author is a young French artist named Klaus Pillon—who says it is the world map for an incoming indie video game. His work is great.

Klaus Pillon is a French freelance concept artist and illustrator who graduated in October 2011. He has been working with Rogue Moon Studio lately (the images above are from a game they are developing.)


You can follow him on his website, DeviantArt, ArtStation, and Facebook. Buy his prints here.

This is part of a series in which we are featuring really cool 2D or 3D illustrations and animations. If you are an illustrator or animator with high quality work, please drop me a line here.

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