match is a Japanese digital illustrator who began providing artwork for the Pokémon Trading Card Game in 2009, with their first illustrations debuting in the HeartGold & SoulSilver expansion. Like similar digital artists, match applies many strokes utilizing a graphics tablet in image editing software to create their images.

Wooper was among match's first illustrations for the TCG

match uses pattern brushes in select areas to achieve the desired texture in some illustrations, and often uses a subtle color palette combined with emphasis on light and shadow to help define the main subject, frequently accompanied by a prominent outline. In some cases, this technique gives an illusion of a 3D rendered model. In addition to providing artwork for the Pokémon TCG, match also began providing art for the Dimension-Zero TCG in 2010. For a list of cards illustrated by match, go here.

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