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Member since May, 2013
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My name is Michael Clarke aka Xynode of Xynode Designs. I am a full time freelance concept artist and illustrator from Norwich (UK). I create freelance illustrations, commissions, and concept art for games, films, canvas prints, book covers, storyboards and many other areas of art and design, both commercial and independent. Although I offer my services in Norwich (UK), my skills are available worldwide as I work remotely from my home studio office. For any information on employment, rates, availability or for general queries about my concept art and illustration pieces, please feel free to contact me via email, personal message or skype. Whether you are a local business/ individual in Norwich (UK) or thousands of overseas, I can accommodate any time zone/schedule you may have to work around your best hours in order to offer the most efficient services and communication possible at all times. My portfolio is My art store is
$38 USD/hr
6 Reviews
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  • 20%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

  • image of shadowdemon Illustrate 3 Medieval or Fantasy Weapons $146.30 USD

    “Great work. Very professional. :)”

    shadowdemon Flag of Germany 9 months ago.
    • Game Design
    • Illustrator
    • Illustration
    • Caricature & Cartoons
  • image of CoryCubbage Illustrate Something $833.00 USD

    “I can't possibly begin to praise Michael enough for his work on this project. The quality far exceeded my expectations! Award him your project and rest assured he's the most talented freelancer here.”

    CoryCubbage Flag of United States 1 year ago.
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
  • image of MikeVolt freelance artist $1666.00 USD

    “Very thorough; follows guidelines and creatively builds upon them; reacts positively to feedback with a quick turnaround. Overall, a very skilled professional. Will definitely hire again.”

    MikeVolt Flag of United States 1 year ago.
    • Graphic Design
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Concept Design
  • image of NickBVFX87 Character Design (Young Mr Smee) £55.00 GBP

    “Fantastic work again!!! Done early too. If I could afford it I would hire xynode all the time :-)”

    NickBVFX87 Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Graphic Design
    • Photoshop
    • Illustration
    • Concept Design
    • Photoshop Design
    • Hire me
  • image of NickBVFX87 Character Design for 3D Animation £55.00 GBP

    “When the time comes I would gladly hire this user again.”

    NickBVFX87 Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Graphic Design
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Illustration
    • Caricature & Cartoons
  • image of Darkcloud2 Concept Artist Needed! $237.00 USD

    “All I can say is that he is an amazing artist! I have no clue how he does what he does, but he is amazing, I will hire him for any and all concept art that my teams needs in the future. We are all very pleased with his work, as well as his communication. He maintains constant communication, and ensure that the consumer is happy with the work.”

    Darkcloud2 Flag of United States 1 year ago.
    • Graphic Design
    • Photoshop
    • Concept Design


Concept Artist

May 2014 - May 2014 (1 month)

Character/creature concepts created for a game in development. I also had to create simple modeller sheets for each of the characters/creatures.

Matte Painter

Oct 2013 - Oct 2013 (1 month)

For this project i created matte paintings for the company for their tv series in development sponsored by Samsung.

Concept artist

Oct 2013

Concept artist for scenes, buildings and the occasional monsters for the game in development.

Concept Artist and Illustrator

Aug 2013 - Aug 2013 (1 month)

created art work for a book called "FEAR" by "king yasin ally".

Concept Artist

Aug 2013

Here i am the weapons concept artist for the game in development. I design weapons and then art direct the 3d team when it comes to producing the full versions from the concepts.

Concept Artist

Aug 2013 - Sep 2013 (1 month)

Concept artist for characters and scenes for Darkcloud Games, working on their game "Forgotten Ones".

Concept Artist/UI Designer

Jun 2013

Concept Artist and UI designer for a soon to be released arcade FPS called Critical Point:Incursions by DominatingStudios.

logo design

Feb 2013 - Feb 2013 (1 month)

A logo design for a record label to be distributed online and on flyers. Link to this piece is here.

Concept Artist/desinger

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013 (1 month)

Freelance job for a personal wallpaper design based on an angel fighting a demon. Completed to satisfactory in under 24hours


GNVQ art and design + art A level

1999 - 2002 (3 years)


NVQ level 2 ECDL (2011)

level 2 office and admin certified. (helps to keep my office in tact:p)


My Personal Portfolio

Xynode designs Portfolio. This is my portfolio for myself under my name and my design company name.

My CGHUB Gallery


  • US English Level 1

My Top Skills

  • Graphic Design 5
  • Illustration 4
  • Photoshop 3
  • Concept Design 3
  • Illustrator 2
  • Game Design 1
  • Photoshop Design 1
  • Logo Design 0

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