The Immersive Illustrated Worlds of Ken McCuen



Ken McCuen works in the feature film industry as a matte painter, concept artist and cover illustrator. He has created work for Game of Thrones, Silent Hill Revelation, Resident Evil, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, among many other titles.



In his illustrations Ken specializes in portraits and fantasy – haunting, dreamlike scenes with action and humor thrown in. He has accomplished a range of projects from theater posters to movies, from book interiors to production art.


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Author:Thomas James

Creative Director of Illustration Age and Illustrator for The New York Times, Pentagram, WIRED, Buzzfeed, and more. Website / Instagram

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6 Comments on “The Immersive Illustrated Worlds of Ken McCuen”

  1. September 30, 2015 at 9:38 am #

    Amazing work! I like the way you still maintain a painterly image, a little texture, like watercolor rather than cartoon smooth.

    • September 30, 2015 at 10:29 am #

      I agree and think that’s one of the reasons there’s a lot of life in these images.

    • October 1, 2015 at 12:12 am #

      Thanks very much, Christinadrh!

  2. October 1, 2015 at 12:09 am #

    Thomas James and Illustration Age, thank-you so much for the feature! I really appreciate the kind words. It means a lot. Thanks for taking a look at my work.

  3. October 5, 2015 at 7:44 am #

    Awesome :)


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