Freelance artist Anato Finnstark has a kind of refined speed-painting style. It doesn’t look like speed painting because of his inspired use of bright colors to create the focal point. By capturing the reader’s eye […]
Polish artist Reliah Szade paints a dark cybernetic mythos of techno-deities and tragically wounded transhuman heroes. Plenty of inspiration here for your next Shadowrun game.
The rash and beautiful demigods and heroes of Los Angeles-based game artist Elena Bespalova charge into their fate or fall to it tragically. Rebels all, her characters have more adventure than sense as they dive […]
For those who don’t know, there is a recent trend in fantastic art so pervasive that it cries out for an explanation, and probably its own genre. I’ve written before about why it’s such a […]
I wrote last summer about a genre of fantastic art that emerged a few years ago (and has since exploded) and what that might say about our era. I called it “Old Gods.” The original […]
Kou Takano, AKA Kotako, paints fierce depictions of gods and dragons. Find more on ArtStation.
Alexandr Komarov, AKA Ghostbow, is a digital painter from Ukraine who makes classic, high fantasy paintings elves, dwarves, dragons, adventurers, and deep forest gods. You can find more by the artist on his DeviantArt page.
There’s a trend in contemporary fantastic art so pervasive that I feel it needs it’s own genre: the casual hierophany, or passing encounter with a god. A hierophany is a manifestation of the divine other. […]