‘The Living Island’ Earth Golem
Posted 3 years ago and submitted by Will Cartwright | Share link: http://illo.cc/62786


It’s SO long overdue, but I’ve finally decided to sit down and devise a personal project. At the moment I’m dabbling in creature design, in particular elemental golems and putting my own twist on them. I may craft an entire universe and produce a graphic novel, who knows!
The “How To Train Your Dragon” movies gave me the inspiration for this project. I love how dragons were portrayed as being divided into several distinct species and so I want to do the same for golems, dividing them into earth/air/fire/water golems with several species within each category.
I don’t have a name for this particular species of earth golem yet but it’s basically a huge sentient island with a large cave for a mouth, feeding on whatever ventures within. They are peaceful and mostly inanimate, and can be domesticated to serve as pets and mobile homes/fortresses.

Will Cartwright
United Kingdom

A freelance illustrator with a love for comic-esque character-based illustrations. Skilled especially in digital illustration. I graduated from university with a 1st in BA (Hons… Show more.

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NOISE Festival 2014 Illustration category (6 entries all awarded an "Excellent" rating and showcased in the exhibition)
"Huge shoutout to Will at WRC Illustrations and his amazing work on our 2016 Christmas card. He asked what we were looking for and had a rough sketch before the evening was over! Will's illustrations at each step of the progress blew us away. The process took under 2 weeks from first contact to final product and we couldn't be happier! Thank you! The Hobbs Family"
— Nick Hobbs (13 Dec 2016),