Ana Mirallès is a Spanish comic book artist known particularly for her treatment of erotic subjects. After completing a degree in fine arts, she became an illustrator for several publishing houses. Her first publication came […]
I started this collection several years ago because I wanted to highlight fantastic art with female characters outside the traditional sexualized roles of foe and prize: vile hag and sexy vixen. To be clear, I […]
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, […]
In addition to her stunning paintings, drawings, and mixed-media creations, Vancouver-based artist and illustrator Pandora Young also writes children’s books and designs coins for the Royal Canadian Mint. This is “The Patron Saint of Censorship.” […]
I don’t have a problem with scantily-clad shield maidens. Conan runs around in a loincloth, baring his bulging muscles. Hardly sensible armor. The problem is — or has been — the lack of any alternative […]
Update to one of my earlier posts, Women with Swords and Sensible Clothing. Continuing a positive trend. Art by Leesha Hannigan, Brandon Liao, Mumu Wei, Qistina Khalidah, Stepan Alekseev, Zhiyong Li, Serge Birault.
Portrait of Countess Y. P. Samoilova and Her Ward Amacilia Pacini Leaving a Ball. Karl Pavlovich Brulloff (circa 1842)