As a number of readers will know by now, Pokemon Sword/Shield’s art director James Turner is a fairly active illustrator even when he isn’t working on the Pokemon franchise itself. Sometimes, Turner has a fun habit of mashing together iconic videogame characters, and this week is no exception!
As we’ve reported previously, Pokemon Sword/Shield’s art director James Turner continues to be a fairly active illustrator even when he isn’t directly working on the Pokemon series itself. From drawing Kirby as an office manager to creating a short film about living traffic cones, Turner often dabbles in other franchises – and this weekend was no exception!
By now, most Pokemon fans should be no stranger to Pokemon Sword/Shield art director James Turner – who is often credited with giving life to many modern Pokemon designs and even illustrating Pokemon Center merchandise. Of course, there was also a lesser-known project by Game Freak that he was in charge of, and Turner recently celebrated its birthday with a small treat for fans!
As we’ve reported previously, Pokemon Sword/Shield’s art director James Turner continues to be a fairly active illustrator even when he isn’t directly working on the Pokemon series itself. From drawing Kirby as an office manager to creating a short film about living traffic cones, he certainly has a knack for dabbling in other franchises – and today is no exception!
Pokemon art director James Turner should be familiar to many fans by now, having contributed illustrations for Pokemon Center merchandise and fun art tributes to other franchises. Of course, much of his artistic input also went into the various designs in Pokemon Sword/Shield – and now we’ve learnt of even more popular Pokemon that he personally had a hand in!
By now, most Pokemon fans will probably know of James Turner – the art director behind Pokemon Sword/Shield and designer for other Pokemon games. On top of illustrating many Pokemon and trainers, Turner also has quite a knack for animation – and fans can finally see what he’s capable of!
Earlier this week, Pokemon Sword/Shield art director James Turner shared a lovely artwork tribute to Pokemon Colossuem – which was the first Pokemon title he ever worked on. As part of a follow-up, it looks like Turner is also spreading some love for Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness – the direct successor to Pokemon Colossuem!
In a recent tweet, James Turner shared that he designed the Fire/Bug type from Pokemon Sword and Shield adding to a sizable list of Pokemon created by a designer from outside of Japan.