Still poking around for inspiration for my Render and Shading class. Looks like the professor is looking for a more stylized rendering.
I came across Ben Powis and his work is pretty rad. I think it would be interesting to reinterpret into a 3D scene. It is definitely along the lines of my style, right down to the color scheme. I appreciate the creepy, yet whimsical, quality of his characters and world.
My partner also pointed me towards Cyril Rolando . Here are a few paintings that caught my eye: