Mexican artist Andres Rios sculpts dark gods, both old and new (including several Aztec deities). While some are divine, others are machine. All are tortured and immortal, their skulls bared or barely covered by masks, […]
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. […]