Eula - "Spindrift Knight "

Eula - "Spindrift Knight "

by TsuYue on 31 May 2021 for Rookie Awards 2021

My Specialty (Young Guns) Rookies Entry 2021, featuring Eula from Genshin Impact. Character belongs to miHoYo Co., Ltd. (Game Company of Genshin Impact)

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Hi there! My name is Jaq and I'm a 17-year-old Asian-American/aspiring splash artist from China.

I've always wanted to do a fully detailed piece of a character, but I'd usually leave out a few details here and there. This time, as I quickly approach the final year of high school, I really wanted to push myself even further by drawing a full-scale mock of one of my favorite characters from Genshin Impact. 

My goal was to emulate a "splash" style (as commonly seen in games like League of Legends, MOBAs, and other similar games) on a pre-existing character. In this case, re-imagining what she'd look like in a more semi-realistic style.

The character featured is Eula from Genshin Impact (miHoYo Co., Ltd) and is NOT my own. 

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Finding a balance between portraying her personality (serene and distant) and visual appeal.


Finalizing lighting direction and shadow placements.

Background Progress

Speedpaint Process 

Song is Gyakko by Maya Sakamoto

References from Official Game

Property of Genshin Impact (miHoYo Co., Ltd) 


Overall, this was one of the most challenging and fun projects I got to do. Trying to convert anime into semi-realism, then making sure I had all the details done pushed tons of my artistic boundaries and I can't wait to do more similar pieces soon.

Thanks for watching!

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