Surtur Concept Art Reveals a Different Design for Thor: Ragnarok
While the final design for the fire demon Surtur was amazing in Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok, I am fairly impressed with the concept artwork for the character that’s got more Dark Souls flair rather than Norse appeal.
Of course we have seen Surtur, horns and all, and that was awesome. This concept art though veers away from that and uses a more traditional look akin to Dark Souls or even characters from the Blizzard Entertainment game Diablo.
Here’s what the concept artist, Jackson Sze, had to say about the Surtur design.
An early take on Surtur. I thought I could bring the fire demon aesthetic closer to Thor’s world by designing him with twisted and forged metal works reminiscent of fantasy armors.
Final Surtur design for the film was done by @aleksibriclot
And for your reference, here’s what we got in the movie…
Thor: Ragnarok VLOG
Thor: Ragnarok is still playing some theaters and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Jeff Goldblum, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Karl Urban and Anthony Hopkins. The film is directed by Taika Waititi.