Wednesday, October 05, 2011

MAKING A MARK: Anjin Anhut - The Berlin Based Artist Experimenting With The X-Men

Twice a week, Making A Mark gives an insanely talented artist some IADW brag-space. Today goes to Anjin Anhut, a German game designer, whose love of 80's and 90's pop culture has lead him to create a very modern artistic portfolio all of his own. Warming up most days with a 'speed paint', just look how these 'rush jobs' handle Thor...

With one of his biggest influences Bruce Timm's Batman The Animated Series and in particular it's version of Two-Face, the piece above perfectly captures his Jekyll and Hyde nature, with bold contrasting colours. Speaking of contrast, check out this render of Marvel's Ororo;

Mohawk Storm is still my favourite X-woman of all time and that wee number sure doesn't change a thing. The fact she's sporting a shirt emblazoned with the relative logo of one of the oppositions best? Well, that just makes it that much sweeter.

Mohawk Storm was as great at putting the X-Men into 80's punk, as it did compliment a line-up that didn't look like the latest cast of 90210. Now sharing a love of mutants who look like mutants, and inspired by X-Men: First Class, Anjin decided to re-imagine the original x-line-up in his own way. Drop your jaw over this;

Angel, Marvel Girl, Beast, Cyclops and Iceman - now that's a line-up I want to read about! For more of Anjin's work, visit his personal website after the jump.


  1. Hey there...

    Thanks a lot for the feature and the kind write up.
    Cheers, mate.

  2. Thanks Guys!

    And thanks again Anjin for taking the time to stop by. Your art is really powerful stuff, and I was glad to put a little light it's way!

    Drop in any time.

  3. love that Iceman, and Beast looks like a better version of Zangief. Love his stuff.

  4. Hardcase - I thought it was Zangeif when I first glanced at the artwork Craig! Glad to see I'm not the only one who saw the similarity!

    Thanks for the comments!

  5. Wow i love Mohawk Storm

    1. it is great isn't it Segreti!