A periodic update to my ongoing collection, Women With Swords and Sensible Clothing. As I note each time, it isn’t that depictions of women in sexy armor, such as the image below by Luis Royo, […]
Perhaps because he’s been commissioned so often for book covers, the famed fantasy artist has always been a master of the “regal stance,” where a single character strikes a dramatic pose in front of a […]
Japanese illustrator Akiya Kageichi continues the themes of sex, death, and identity as explained in Macabre and Erotic Obsessions: Contemporary Japanese Illustration. His tormented lovers, sinister jesters, and disinterested kings rule fractious fantasy underworlds that […]
Ddaddy Star, a Malay artist who also goes under the name Olafoolart, makes wonderful illustrations of characters from myth, both Eastern and Western, both ancient and modern: Asian gods, Aesop fables, Princess Mononoke, astrological signs, […]
by Eric Haven
UK collage artist Andrew Blucha creates darkly surrealist illustrations under the moniker Metafables, which is an excellent description of his work. For more on why that’s so, see Visions of Excess.
New work by Benjamin Sack, previously featured here.