Denman Rooke is an illustrator & concept artist residing in Dublin, Ireland where he works as the Lead Concept Artist at Digit Game Studios. He primarily works digitally in photoshop and traditionally in oils. Denman started freelancing professionally in 2007, and has created for various industries including games, film, apparel, editorial, and advertising. With work in projects from Pathfinder RPG to Behind the Scenes in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug. Additionally he has been published internationally in issues of the Spectrum Annual, Digital Artist magazine, and ImagineFX. While also being selected as one of ImagineFX’s 2013 Rising Stars in the field of Fantasy & Sci-Fi Illustration, he has also joined their Q&A panel of professional artists to answer readers art related questions. Denman has been featured on websites including DeviantArt, Creative Review, Upworthy, BuzzFeed, Business Insider, and the New York Times.
Along with his art career, Denman helps organize and run various art related groups including the Dublin Illustration Workshop & ArtCrit Dublin. At the Dublin Illustration Workshop he joins up with other professionals in the fields of concept art and illustration to teach participants the skills and techniques needed to excel in the field. On the other hand ArtCrit Dublin is a monthly meetup group where attendees of all levels bring their work to get critiqued by their peers in an open friendly environment.
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