#Art of Fantasy 127: Zezhou Chen

I'm still battling the flu but I'm getting there. Apparently, New Zealand has been hit with a vicious strain and a lot of people, from what I can tell, had to go on another course of antibiotics. I haven't done so myself yet and don't think I will. I have done the one course and … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 127: Zezhou Chen

#Art of Fantasy 117: Noah Bradley

I not sure whether my mood influenced my choice of artist for this week. I suspect it may be a contributing factor. The last two weeks have been rough. Really rough. And then two days ago I learned Babylon's Song has been shortlisted for New Zealand's Sir Julius Vogel Award. I'm an outsider, a relative … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 117: Noah Bradley

#Art of Fantasy 107: Victor Maury

Because I went fantastically dark and gloomy last week I decided to allow a little light and color this week. Victor Maury is a multi-faceted, multi-award winning artist with an impressive client list that features gaming companies like Riot Games, Wizards of the Coast, Fantasy Flight Games, Merlino Entertainment, and Bifrost Entertainment. Born in France and now living in California, … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 107: Victor Maury

#Art of Fantasy 98 (Legends): Clyde Caldwell

Today's legend  brings back many memories of reading and playing Dungeons & Dragons and, of course, of half-naked woman warriors I drooled over as a teenager with equal parts wonder and guilt. Clyde Caldwell is a 40-year veteran of the industry who contributed to the golden age of fantasy with his work on Dungeons and Dragons. He … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 98 (Legends): Clyde Caldwell

#Art of Fantasy 75: Jesper Ejsing

Jesper Ejsing works as a freelance fantasy artist and hails from Denmark. While Tolkien served as his gateway to fantasy initially, Dungeons & Dragons unfurled a path to a destiny in fantasy illustration. Jesper went on to study Danish Literature and Art History at university but ultimately the call of that unfurled path became too strong … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 75: Jesper Ejsing

#Art of Fantasy 65: Marc Simonetti

Today's artist hails from Annecy in France and he is brilliant. Marc Simonetti is a freelance illustrator and concept artist and is best known for his work on G.R.R. Martin's "A song of Ice and Fire," and his "Iron Throne" concept design inspired by the description in the book. I'm told Marc strictly adhered to … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 65: Marc Simonetti

#Art of Fantasy 62: Kekai Kotaki

Born and raised on the island of Hawaii, Kekai Kotaki's passion for art started at a very young age. According to his biography, he found the sunshine and beautiful scenery of Hawaii distracting so he moved to dreary Seattle to attend art school. After graduating, he found a job at ArenaNet, the makers of the Guild … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 62: Kekai Kotaki