Guild Wars 2 Commission Process: Bou & Dali

Process post for a recent Guild Wars 2 commission completed over the summer! This piece features Bou & Dali’s GW2 norn characters.

Initial thumbnail composition sketches.

I began by sending Bou & Dali several sketch compositions, based upon their initial description & character references sent to me 

Sketch variations/revisions after receiving client feedback.

One of the rounds of sketch revisions upon hearing client feedback.

The sketch before starting the painting process next.

I cleaned-up the sketch a bit more, before sending it to the client for approval before beginning the “painting” stage of the commission process.

In-progress step during the painting process.

Here’s an in-progress image from during the painting process.

In-progress close-up of the Herald norn character.
In-progress close-up of the Druid norn character.
The finished piece.

Thanks again to Bou & Dali for commissioning me!

Landylachs’ GW2 Community Chest Giveaway!

What’s inside a GW2 Community Chest? A variety of skins, finishers, chairs & more of your choice!
Check out the full contents listed here on the official GW2 Wiki page.

Enter the giveaway below!

GW2 5 Community Chest Codes (Sep 2022)

I’m trying something new with a (hopefully) different type of giveaway than I’ve hosted in the past!

With this type, there are a variety of actions you can take to submit an entry. It is also now possible to submit multiple entries. I’m hoping this might be more interesting for you compared to standard follow/share giveaways!

When does the giveaway start/end?

This Guild Wars 2 Community Chest giveaway is live now (started on Thursday, September 8th), and runs for most of the month.
It ends Tuesday, September 27th at 11:59 pm (PST) (midnight of that day).

General Guidelines

Winners will be contacted via email or Twitter DM (depending on which method(s) they enter). Winners must be able to receive emails/direct messages and reply within 24 hours of being contacted. Failure to do so allows a new winner(s) to be randomly selected. Bot-run giveaway accounts do not qualify.

Good luck!

If you have questions, suggestions, or are confused about how to enter, feel free to ask in the comments below or on Twitter @Landylachs! I’m happy to help.

This giveaway is sponsored by ArenaNet, the studio behind the MMORPG Guild Wars 2!
Play for Free or Buy Guild Wars 2 if you would like to consider supporting me as an ArenaNet Creative Partner – but the choice is yours!
Thanks to the studio for offering these prizes for the community! 

Good luck and hope this is fun!

Dust on the Moon Art Compilation

A compilation post of all my artwork for Dust on the Moon. This is basically the project name for my original characters and the world they inhabit.

Vaknaa | Arquel | Corveil Liermire | Aurelle | Enoki | Exodus

Corveil & Arquel | Duskbirds | Sketches & Misc.


“Everyone should strive to be a hero.”


“He wandered the mire until I found him.”

Corveil Liermire

“Let’s not break this illusion.”


“When light becomes too bright, it blinds.”

Kurt Landreth

“And then sometimes, I cease to care at all.”


“I shine, not burn.”



“A mirage under the moon.”



“What curiously marvelous creatures.”

Sketches & Misc.

Guild Wars 2 Art Compilation

Similar to the Trahearne & Malyck compilation post, I thought it might be fun to compile a post to house the Guild Wars 2 artwork I’ve made over the years. Like the previous post, this will be kept updated. Hopefully this might become a little archive that’s easy to browse.

GW2 Commissions | Charr | Tengu | Sylvari | Everyone Else | Sketches

Trahearne & Malyck

GW2 Commissions


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If you’d like to view only my Trahearne & Malyck art, I’ve organized them on their own page.

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Everyone Else

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