#Art of Fantasy 124: Piotr Jabłoński

And #Art of Fantasy is back this week! I have a sneaking suspicion that I like artists from Poland. I feature a lot of them, unintended, of course. But as I look at those previous entries, I find the art similar in tone. Dark and atmospheric and in some cases seemingly inspired by nightmares. And … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 124: Piotr Jabłoński

#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 86: Tyler Jacobson

I first saw Tyler Jacobson's art on the cover of Beyond the Pool of Stars, a Pathfinder Tales novel by Howard Andrew Jones. A few days ago on his blog, Howard mentioned that Tyler won the 2016 Chesley Award for Best Cover Illustration for that same novel. So, in celebration of the win and because on closer inspection I … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 86: Tyler Jacobson

#Art of Fantasy 82: Richard Wright

From studio artist to freelance illustrator, matte painter, and concept designer, UK artist Richard Wright has worked on projects for Blizzard Entertainment, Games Workshop, Wizards of the Coast's Magic: The Gathering, and the World of Warcraft. And, as you'll soon see, his fantasy worlds are sublime. Below is a small sampling of his awesome work. Each image links back to … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 82: Richard Wright

#Art of Fantasy 81: Slawomir Maniak

My apologies for the post being this late. I have excuses. Good ones. Oh, look! A pink albatross! Our artist this week paints with lightning and thunder. Slawomir Maniak hails from Gdansk, Poland and works as a freelance illustrator and concept artist. His clients include Wizards of the Coast, Wizkids, Sony Entertainment, Pinnacle, and a … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 81: Slawomir Maniak

#Art of Fantasy 78: Aleksi Briclot

Aleksi Briclot lives in France and has been active in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years. From illustrations for comic books and book covers to concept design and art direction, and a ton load of other projects that include Hellgate: London, Conan, Annihilation: Conquest, The New Avengers, and The Incredible Hulk--Aleksi has done it all. Below … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 78: Aleksi Briclot