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Fantasy Art: Ken Kelly: Master Artist

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

On a quest to experience the mythical, mystical, magical and macho all at once? Look no further than to the works of fantasy artist Ken Kelly. A work by Kelly is an invitation into the wonderful world of imagination, of warriors and dragon art, as he offers viewers a direct route into faraway places and primal battlefields that burst at the seams with vivacity.

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Topics: Frazetta, warriors and heroes, fantasy art, fantasy art book covers, dragon art

Fantasy Art: Frank Frazetta

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

If you're a fantasy art fan, am I wrong in assuming that you find thrill in blood, sweat, triumph and glory? You're in awe of rippling muscles, masculine grit, death and dynamism and kinetic carnage? Look no further than the works of legendary fantasy and science fiction artist Frank Frazetta. 

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Topics: warriors and heroes, comic books, Frank Frazetta, fantasy art, fantasy art book covers, illustration

Dragon Art Artist: Michael Whelan

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Dragon art connoisseur and all-around fantastic talent, Michael Whelan is, without doubt, one of the most highly regarded fantasy artists in the world today. From sword-and-sorcery to fine art, Whelan’s work is imbued with a sense of thoughtfulness, empathy and emotion that is missing from the art of many contemporary fantasy artists.

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Topics: Anne McCaffrey, fantasy art book covers, dragon art

Gothic Fantasy Art: Anne Stokes

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Gothic fantasy artist Anne Stokes is one of the biggest names in this genre, creating amazing artworks that are full of dark visions of danger, lust and gothic horror. She has contributed some fantastic pieces to some of our fantasy art books – in particular our recent publicatons Vampires and Gothic Art – and we can't rave about her enough!

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Topics: dragon art, tips and tricks, step by step