Hello, everyone. I know of a game called "Rayman Origins" that is wonderfully drawn in 2D – a rarity these days. The main characters are drawn using a simpler coloring style, but the background is far more complex. So, I kept myself asking: by what art style was this inspirated?
Here is the picture:
It seems to use some glaze-like style, but layering with an undertone doesn't give me the same saturated colors. Here is an attempt to simulate it with a blue underpainting and painting over with colors as if they were thin glazes (blend mode: color).
So, what do you guys think? By what style was this background inspired, and how to replicate it?