#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 97(Legends): Peter Andrew Jones

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

#Art of Fantasy 91: Michael Whelan (Legends)

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)

#Art of Fantasy 83: Mike Azevedo

We had terrible winter weather here in Hawke's Bay the last two weeks, including torrential rains, heavy snowfalls, and gale force winds that caused a widespread power outage across the region this past weekend. And now my kids are home sick, including me. I'm writing this post with glazed eyes and a brain high on … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 83: Mike Azevedo

#Art of Fantasy 79: Bruno Biazotto

My apologies for being late this week. School holidays and kids and writing do not mix very well. Nevermind finding time to search for awesome fantasy artists. And yet, I did. This week's artist is an immediate favourite of mine and you'll soon see why. Bruno Biazotto hails from Campinas, Brazil and works as a … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 79: Bruno Biazotto

#Art of Fantasy 76: Grant Griffin

Austin-based freelancer, Grant Griffin is an artist who specializes in fantasy and science fiction illustration for the gaming industry. He has a fat client list that includes companies like Games Workshop, Privateer Press, DeNA, Centipede Press, Dire Wolf Digital, and Mantic Games. Grant is considered a specialist and for good reason as you'll soon find … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 76: Grant Griffin

#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