This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies

Paul Chadesisson creates wonderful images of dystopian cities and hulking spacecraft.

If you saw the latest Blade Runner film then you have already seen the work of Paul Chadeisson who created some of the impressive city scenes from the movie.

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
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Chadeisson is a talented illustrator and concept artist who creates incredible imagery for games and films. 

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
Source: Paul Chadeisson

He has an impressive list of credits to his name including Robin Hood: Origins, Anon, Mute, BLADE RUNNER 2049: Black Out 2022, The Surge, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Alien 5, and Tron: Uprising. His personal work leans towards the dystopian space vibe with images of empty future cities, hulking motherships, and desolate looking infrastructure.

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
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His Instagram is full of wonderfully detailed images of techno-future cities that seem plagued by other sinister forces. The images he created for Blade Runner show the city as a towering mass of highrises and AI-powered billboards that loom over a life on the ground full of dodgy deals, night markets, and deception.

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
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In addition to being a sharp artist, Chadeisson is a co-founder of the Ragequit Corporation, an independent video game company created with Pierre-Etienne Travers, Cédric Lecacheur and David Juhens. Ragequit developed and published Strike Vector on STEAM in 2014, and Strike Vector EX in 2016 on STEAM and PS4. 

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
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Chadeisson's personal website contains images for future Ragequit projects as well as some of his impressive archive. Concept artists like Chadeisson can dedicate huge amounts of time researching and investigating ideas for projects before they begin. 

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
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They may work off reference images of existing cities of landscapes or generate the structures from sketches and collages. Concept artists like Chadeisson generally try and create work that looks realistic but is actually generated straight out of their imagination. 

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
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The colors, and textures often give the idea that the city, object or character they are creating does exist while its overall form can be utterly fantastic.

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
Source: Paul Chadeisson

Freelance concept artists usually come from a background in arts or illustration and have generally spent some years working for a single firm developing their skills before being able to go out on their own. Visit Chadesisson's website for more of his work.

This Concept Artist Creates Wonderful Dystopian City Images for Games and Movies
Source: Paul Chadeisson