Skelos – The Journal of Weird Fiction and Dark Fantasy

A few months ago, I supported a Kickstarter campaign for the first issue of Skelos: The Journal of Weird Fiction and Dark Fantasy. The campaign was a massive success, receiving $19,318 from 499 backers after setting a modest goal of only $2,000. Massive success is indeed accurate, but then, it shouldn't come as a surprise. Skelos … Continue reading Skelos – The Journal of Weird Fiction and Dark Fantasy

#Art of Fantasy 74: Dariusz Zawadzki

It would probably have been more correct if I called this post "Art of Surrealism." However, if you consider the themes and tone of the paintings below, they still possess elements of fantasy, albeit dark and gloomy ones. Dariusz Zawadzki is a self-taught artist and one of the more popular painters of contemporary fantasy and … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 74: Dariusz Zawadzki

#Art of Fantasy 71: Edward Delandre

Edward Delandre is a 2D character artist living in Lyon, France. His work is weird and dark and that is awesome. Below is a small sampling of his work. Each image links back to the site of origin. Enjoy! It's funny how my two art posts sometimes overlap. Today's post on Kosa Press feature's a … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 71: Edward Delandre

#Art of Fantasy 42: Ni Yipeng

I tried to find more information about Ni Yipeng, but I failed. From what I can tell, the artist hails from Shanghai, China, and it seems have done concept designs for game companies. He is also an illustrator and digital artist. Today's post is slightly different to my normal fantasy posts, but then, considering last week's post, … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 42: Ni Yipeng

Art of Fantasy 36 – Wei Feng

I want to introduce you to Wei Feng. He is a concept designer and illustration artist from Shangai, China and has worked as an artist full-time for over 14 years. Information on him in English is sparse and my inability to understand Mandarin doesn't help, either. I do know that he is involved with Elements of … Continue reading Art of Fantasy 36 – Wei Feng

#Art of Fantasy 31: Stepan Alekseev

Stepan Alekseev, is a digital artist based in Yakutsk, Russia, as far as I am aware. I had difficulty finding more background information on the artist. Apart from his obvious talent, he seemed to have done a bit of work as concept artist for a few game companies and considering his enormous talent, I am … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 31: Stepan Alekseev