110 Examples of World of Warcraft Art: How Fans Embraced a Franchise
World of Warcraft is one of those games that has left its mark on the last 15 years. When it was announced that the already popular RTS game Warcraft 3 was getting a Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) adaptation, little did we know that it was going to change video games forever. The game was a huge success when it was launched in 2004, and since then it has drawn millions of players to its fantastical world. The art of World of Warcraft is one of the (if not the most) most important aspects that made the game so successful.
The ‘world’ in World of Warcraft become many people’s passion and changed their lives. When people are so passionate about something, in this case, the world they play, their characters, the heroes and villains of the franchise, it inspires something spectacular. The need to express their commitment and passion in the form of art.
So, we went out and gathered the best art pieces created by fans and designers over the course of 15 years. There was a lot. Art of the world, iconic characters and most people decided to draw their own characters. We compiled the ones that brought back the most nostalgia to us. Let’s go over the top 110 pieces of World of Warcraft art.
World of Warcraft Art: Player Characters
Now, some people are passionate about their characters. I’m certainly not, as I’ve been constantly switching between what looks cool and feels fun. Some of those people who grew a special bond with their characters also happened to be talented artists. The results haven’t disappointed us, let’s have a look our top picks of World of Warcraft character art:
World of Warcraft Art: Environment
One of the most alluring aspects of World of Warcraft is its incredible environment. Anyone who has played the game has various memories in different maps, some even have favorite spots where they go just for sightseeing.
Additional World of Warcraft Art
Now there’s much more to World of Warcraft then player characters and beautiful scenery. The franchise boasts an astonishing number of leaders, NPCs, races, and more. We’ve compiled a couple of them but actually there were many, many more.
We had a great time while compiling this list of our favorite World of Warcraft art. The nostalgia that all the artwork we checked while selecting the very best was quite overwhelming. On top of the nostalgia, what overwhelmed us was the sheer amount of fan art created for the various elf races in the game. People love elves, believe us. We hope you enjoyed going through this list as much as we did.
Also, if you like to get lost in these types of fantastic artworks, you should check out our Dune Art & Demon Stone articles too!
Which artwork was your favorite? If you believe that we have missed your favorite piece, let us know unless it’s an elf.
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