THOR: RAGNAROK - Marvel Artist Ryan Meinerding Shares New Concept Art Of Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie

THOR: RAGNAROK -  Marvel Artist Ryan Meinerding Shares New Concept Art Of Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie

Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie could've looked very different in Thor: Ragnarok if director Taika Waititi went with Marvel artist Ryan Meinerding's original concept. Check out the character's first artwork...

Although Marvel artist Constantine Sekeris can take credit for the final design of Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel character designer and concept artist Ryan Meinerding was actually given the chance to take a first stab at the character.

Taking to Instagram, Meinerding has shared what his original vision of Valkyrie would have looked like.

As you can see, it's quite a bit different than the version we saw on the big screen, but as Meinerding points out, director Taika Waititi did decide to keep the original idea of the white face paint. Alongside his post, Meinerding commented on Tessa Thompson's performance: "Tessa Thompson is incredible in the movie. She does a fantastic job with the character."


Meinerding wasn't the only one to share his vision for Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok, as fellow concept artist Andy Park also recently shared what he had originally envisioned for the character.
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