Welcome to something totally new: The Figurementors Magazine: Hellboy by Alfonso “Banshee” Giraldes! This starts a new series of special editions that focus on the very best Artists and the most iconic pieces of figure Art.
Here we present the full process behind Alfonso’s tribute to Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. The figure, a privately commissioned sculpt by Joaquin Palacios was painted by Alfonso Giraldes for a private collector. It won Best of Fantasy at the 2019 Edition of the Monte San Savino Show.
The Figurementors Magazine: Hellboy by Alfonso “Banshee” Giraldes.
This special edition clearly demonstrates the Artists approach to figure painting in general. It also provides a nigh on exhaustive step by step tutorial. From building the scene, setting the atmosphere, creating textures and points of visual interest. If you have ever wondered what it takes to win a major award then this issue will provide some valuable insights.
Inside this issue of The Figurementors Magazine:
- Introduction and Tribute
- Part 1 Creating Hellboy
- Banshee Gallery
- Part 2 Creating Hellboy
The Figurementors Magazine: – Hellboy by Alfonso “Banshee” Giraldes has been many months in the making. Alfonso Giraldes being particularly active regarding the design of the cover. It was really interesting listening to his feedback on our work and how to improve it. There is also a gallery at the back of the issue featuring never before seen shots of the finished project in all its glory.
The team at Figurementors Magazine are really excited to present this issue to you! The images are of high quality and perfectly reflect the text as many of them are stills taken directly from the video series. We believe this issue will become an important resource for Fantasy figure painters. Whether you’re a big fan of Alfonso’s or looking for inspiration this issue is a MUST.