The Art of István Dányi

The Art of István Dányi

"It is said that the cleric gave these crusaders a seemingly impossible task: to scour the far-flung lands to the east and find a means, however it might manifest, to purify the Zakarum faith."

It didn't take long after we announced Diablo III: Reaper of Souls for artists to try their hand at illustrating the Crusader, a mid-range melee fighter whose conviction (some say) is only rivaled by his prowess on the battlefield.  So for this week's Artisan Showcase, we wanted to spotlight one such piece by István Dányi! Below is István's striking digital painting titled "Crusader - Unbreakable Warrior."

István has also illustrated other characters from Diablo lore, including Duriel, the Prince of Pain, who appeared in the second act of Diablo II:

Eager to see more of István's artistic endeavors? Make sure to follow him on DeviantART.

Are you working on any Blizzard fan creations? Make sure to tell us all about them over in our Community Creations forum!