Nevena Nikolcheva is a concept artist based in Sofia, Bulgaria. She studied animation at the New Bulgarian University. During her studies and after graduating she worked at Haemimont Games as a 2D artist.
In 2013 Nikolcheva moved on to French video game developer, Gameloft. There she has worked on mobile games World at Arms, and Age of Sparta. Creating both concept and promotional illustration, Nikolcheva has designed ships, mechs, lush environments, and entire isometric islands.
Nikolcheva’s illustrations are layered and atmospheric. Fog and spots of light are used to add a greater sense of depth. Her work can mislead you at first into thinking that there are an array of colours. However, this is not often the case, her colour range is limited, and kicker colours are ued sparingly across the image.