Illustration

Illustrative works of Jessica Cantlope, including both personal and professional projects.

Ignis Scientia Promare

2020, Clip Studio Paint. Spoilers for Final Fantasy XV: Ignis makes a sudden sacrifice in order to save the Prince of Lucis. The sacrifice takes his eyes in purple flame. I thought of drawing Ignis with the Promare flame. In the anime film Promare, people suddenly come down with a mutation that causes them to burn […]

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Designing 3D Spaces: Valentin’s Apartment

For an upcoming comic project, there are a lot of interior scenes that take place inside of an apartment. Nobody but the especially mathematically inclined enjoy drawing interior scenes in a comic over and over at different angles in their free time. So, after getting this idea from another webcomic artist, I created a 3D […]

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Tuxedo Groove

This was drawn for The Tribute Album: A TJ & Amal Fanbook. Download it (FREE) here! The book, compiled by Kori Michele, is a loving tribute to TJ and Amal by over 60 artists. I had a lot of fun with this. Really into the swing! With the source material being so musical, there are also a couple […]

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KUMA! TORA!

2013, Paint Tool Sai. I drew this for Psychokinetic, a Mother/Earthbound series fan zine published in 2016. This is Kumatora, a character from Japanese game Mother 3. Mother 3 deals with themes of loss, memory, power, gender, psychics, mother nature, and commercialization. This character in particular is a psychic tomboyish princess and my favorite character […]

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Crying

2011, Paint Tool Sai, Photoshop. My first Threadless design submission. It’s good to get your emotions out. I learned a lot in the process of making and submitting this (a big thanks to Mallory Dyer and everyone who commented and critiqued!). These are the original two sketch versions, done years before I decided to make […]

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Artwork for Japan

Right now, a lot of people are still coming together to help Japan. I’m very glad. Watching people unite and get through the tragedy has been inspiring. It easily could have been soul-crushingly sad, but people want to keep hope and push through to succeed and keep moving, and they should. I admire them. The […]

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