League of Legends recently introduced a pair of new champions in Rakan and Xayah. With that, many fans have jumped at the opportunity to create some fan art for the champions including x0Kuja0x who created some fan art for Xayah on Deviantart.
Scrolling through the Reddit comments, the art was surprisingly made with just the paint tool.
That being said, the Reddit community has been overwhelmingly accepting of the fan art. However, our League of Legends crew over at WWG are completely split.
Tanner Dedmon - League of Legends Staff Writer
"Xayah has been described by players as edgy, perhaps sometimes even
James Bates - League of Legends Writer and Analyst
"Let me be clear that I mean no offense, but am I supposed to be impressed? It's not a bad piece of work by any stretch of the imagination, but what's there to be impressed about here? Does it in any way stand up to the splash art that I see of Xayah when loading into the game? No? Is that an unfair comparison when pretty much every skilled artist starts out as a fan artist? I don't think so. It's a style I find distasteful, and I'm honestly baffled that a piece of art that's relatively indistinguishable
But maybe my standards are just too high. It isn't an eyesore but it also isn't something I feel compelled to appreciate. Obviously."
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