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Henk nieborg

Henk Nieborg, in the business since the black and white era.

Henk Nieborg (born November 15, 1969) is a Dutch freelance graphic and pixel artist. He was the lead background artist on Shantae: Risky's Revenge and also worked on Shantae and the Pirate's Curse as a tile set artist.

Career

Henk Nieborg has been producing pixel art since 1985 at least, when he was doing it on a black and white TV. His first published project was Ghost Battle in 1990, which earned him his first job at Thalion software.[1] By 1992, he was working on his own and has since worked for a variety of publishers, including WayForward Technologies on Contra 4, the Mighty! series or Shantae: Risky's Revenge, on which he was the lead background artist, and Shantae and the Pirate's Curse on which he was a tile set artist. Henk Nieborg works as of today under the proprietorship "Pix in Space".[2]

Influences

Henk Nieborg claims his favourite games are of the Metal Slug series, and the Japanese action/shooting games in general.[3]

Works

This is a list of projects Henk Nieborg was involved in according to Metacritic, MobyGames and the Pix in Space page.[4][5][2]

Design

  • The Misadventures of Flink - game design (1994)
  • The Adventures of Lomax - game design (1996)

Art and animation

  • Charly - graphics (1989)
  • Ghost Battle - graphics and animation (1990)
  • Lionheart - graphics and animation (1992)
  • Amberstar - additional graphics/artworks (1992)
  • Amber Moon - introduction animation and backgrounds (1992)
  • The Misadventures of Flink - graphics and animation (1994)
  • The Adventures of Lomax - graphics and animation (1996)
  • Atlantis - The Lost Empire - pixel art tilesets (2000)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - character texturing, HUD graphics, pixel art tilesets and animation (2001)
  • Keep the Balance! - graphics (2001)
  • Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy - environment texturing (2003)
  • Spyro: A Hero's Tail - environment modeling, texturing, lighting, frontend / HUD (2004)
  • Robots - additional frontend and HUD graphics (2005)
  • Batman Begins - frontend modeling, texturing and lighting (2005)
  • Medal of Honor (Mobile) - background tilesets and animations (2005)
  • Babar to the Rescue - pixel art and background tilesets (2005)
  • Mini Golf - background animations (2006)
  • Escape From Paradise City - in-game icons (2006)
  • The Outfit - character texturing (2006)
  • Tetris Evolution - skin artwork and in-game icons (2006)
  • Garfield's Nightmare - 3D tileset modeling and texturing (2007)
  • Pet Alien: An Intergalactic Puzzlepalooza - 3D tileset modeling and texturing (2007)
  • Contra 4 - pixel art, background tilesets and bosses (2007)
  • Winnetou DS - pixel art and background tilesets (2007)
  • Lock's Quest - additional character animation (2008)
  • Justice League Heroes: The Flash (Nintendo DS) - pixel art and background tilesets (2008)
  • Vicky the Viking - pixelart and background tilesets (2008)
  • Wolfenstein RPG - character and enemy animation (2009)
  • Where the Wild Things Are - pixel art and background tilesets (2009)
  • Barbie and the Three Musketeers - full-color, background tilesets artwork (2009)
  • Mighty Flip Champs! - additional art (2009)
  • Shantae: Risky's Revenge - lead background artist (2010)
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame - pixel arts and background tilesets (2010)
  • Theme Park - low-poly object modeling and texturing (2010)
  • Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance - pixel art and background tilesets (2011)
  • Thor: God of Thunder - pixel art and background tilesets (2011)
  • Mighty Switch Force! - pixel art, background tilesets and assets (2011), HD bitmap art (Hyper Drive Edition) (2012)
  • Mighty Switch Force! 2 - background artist (2012)
  • Gunlord - pixel art (2012)
  • Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! - additional pixel art (2013)
  • Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark - pixel modeler (2014)
  • Shantae and the Pirate's Curse - tile set artist (2014)
  • Mighty Switch Force! Hose It Down! - background artist (2015)
  • Mighty Switch Force! Academy - "classic" stage backgrounds (2015)

Programming

  • Batman Begins - scripting (2005)

References

External links


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