This week's fantasy artist comes from Germany. Simon Eckert is a freelance concept artist and illustrator and you'll note that we've entered the realm of light with this one because sometimes we have to. We can't spend too much time in the darkness and shadows. Every now and again we have to take a break. … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 116: Simon Eckert
Doe . is a mystery to me or maybe I didn't try hard enough. I'll link to his Instagram account for those interested in seeing more of his art. All I know is he works as a Senior Concept Artist at Bioware in Toronto, Canada. BioWare is a video game developer located and founded in February … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 111: Doe .
This week I bring you illustrations and paintings that are unique and awesome, but then, I do that every week. Arash Radkia is a freelance concept artist and illustrator and works out of Prague. Although finding examples of his work online was not a problem, finding more information about the man turned out far more of a challenge. … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 103: Arash Radkia
Veronika Kozlova is from Oryol, Russia and that is as much as I know of her background. And trust me, as with all the artists I feature here, I do my research. The whole point is to give exposure to artists and their work and make their names known to more people. Unfortunately, with Veronika, … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 102: Veronika Kozlova
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
Another legend who requires no introduction and whose work will forever populate the halls of nostalgia is British artist and illustrator, Peter Andrew Jones. His illustrious career spanned 40-plus years, during which time he produced a massive number of fantasy and science fiction illustrations for books, magazines, and movies. Peter continues to receive commissions still … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 97(Legends): Peter Andrew Jones
Today's legend is still active but I'm listing him here because, well, he truly is a living legend, and because his book covers took me on so many fantasy adventures as a kid during the 80s. I used to fantasize about the covers and the characters before I even read the stories inside. That is … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 91: Michael Whelan (Legends)