The Art of the Dark: Creating Eleutheria

July 25, 2018 · Art Sunless Skies

Hey all. I’m Toby, one of the artists at Failbetter Games. Since I joined the company last year I’ve been helping build the world of Sunless Skies, creating some of the environments, icons, effects and animations that make up the High Wilderness. We’ve come a long way since The Reach (the hub region), and have […]

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Fallen London Fan Art Competition 2017 Winners!

October 23, 2017 · Art Fallen London

The votes are in! We are very pleased to announce that this year’s Fin de Siècle in Fallen London fan art competition winners are: 1. “The Echo Bazaar” by Alex McCauley What our artists had to say about the piece: “Really nails the conjunction between Fin de Siècle and Fallen London tone and style; ornate, […]

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Fallen London Fan Art Competition 2017: Public Vote

October 16, 2017 · Art Fallen London

Delicious friends! After a week of painstaking debate, our artists have decided the top ten fan art submissions. We are now in need of your vote to determine the top three candidates: Please head over to our survey and vote for which three pieces you think best fit this year’s theme of “Fin de Siècle […]

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Fallen London Fan Art Competition: Fin de Siècle in Fallen London!

September 5, 2017 · Art Fallen London

Delicious friends, we’re always exceptionally impressed with your incredible Fallen London art, and so we’re excited to hold another fan art competition! This year, we’re celebrating the Early Access release of Sunless Skies, the spiritual sequel to Sunless Sea. One of the main artistic influences of Sunless Skies is art nouveau, and so we thought […]

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Discernment: our first guest artist!

September 24, 2015 · Art Exceptional Friendship Fallen London

Our Exceptional Story for October 2015 is Discernment, a story of love and infernal theology by Em Short. For the first time in Fallen London’s history we have a guest artist! Mark Penman has contributed a piece for Discernment’s promotional artwork – the front cover of the story, if you like – and the character […]

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How to make an island

August 13, 2014 · Art

Hi folks, Paul here. I’ve been meaning to do an arty blog for ages, and since most of my time at the moment is spent making new terrain, I thought I’d go through that process for you step by step.  This isn’t especially technical, but it’ll make more sense if you’ve got a passing knowledge […]

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Art direction

April 23, 2014 · Art Failbetter

Paul Arendt: flensing weapons do you have any steer on this? is it still basically harpoons, or flechettes or something? Alexis Kennedy: er well the equipment in question: Leadbeater & Stainrod ‘Britomart’ Flensing-Cannon Stampshod’s ‘Calvary’ Prong Launcher Caminus Yards Heart-Ender so there you go. prongs, flensing, shaft through the heart I guess my main steer […]

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