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BABA YAGA

BY MIN YUM

JOB TITLE: Concept Artist / Illustrator

SOFTWARE USED: Photoshop

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INTRODUCTION

Baba Yaga was created for a Character of the Week activity at conceptart.org. I didn’t know about Slavic folklore at that time and so spent a bit of time reading up on the background history of the tale. It’s a rather dark tale about an old witch (hag) who flies around in a giant mortar preying on small children! I was instantly drawn to the story and wanted to create a really sinister witch. A quick search online turned up a large collection ...

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