fantasy art

Artist Imagines Fantastical World Where Giant Animals Live Peacefully Among Humans

Artist Imagines Fantastical World Where Giant Animals Live Peacefully Among Humans

Have you ever wished you had a big cuddly companion like Studio Ghibli’s Totoro? Or perhaps a fierce protector like Moro, the god of the wolves in Princess Mononoke? Well, though you can live out your
Vibrant Painting of Tortoise With an Entire Ecosystem on Its Back Features Tons of Easter Eggs

Vibrant Painting of Tortoise With an Entire Ecosystem on Its Back Features Tons of Easter Eggs

A shell acts as a protective shield for land and water dwelling reptiles like turtles and tortoises, making it one of the most important parts of their anatomy. Berlin-based artist Felix Schäfer
Giant Japanese Dragon Sculpture Made From Palm Tree Leaves and Wood

Giant Japanese Dragon Sculpture Made From Palm Tree Leaves and Wood

In Uruma, a city located in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, there’s an annual arts festival called The Shimadakara (meaning “island treasure”) that celebrates the artists and crafters of Japan’s southern

Giant Fire-Breathing Dragon Operated by 17 People Roams the Streets of Calais

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ville de Nantes (officiel) (@nantesfr) on Nov 4, 2019 at 8:20am PST For most people, dragons only exist in fairytales or fantasy films, but for the people
Majestic Creatures Drawn in Colorful Zentangle Patterns Pop Off the Page

Majestic Creatures Drawn in Colorful Zentangle Patterns Pop Off the Page

Inspired by the meditative method of zentangle art, 18-year-old Maldives-based artist Mahi Abdul draws pattern-adorned animals and fantasy creatures that look like they could come to life at any
Illustrator Imagines a World Where Gentle Giant Animals Live Among Humans

Illustrator Imagines a World Where Gentle Giant Animals Live Among Humans

Japanese artist Monokubo imagines a world where larger-than-life animals roam the land and live among us. Through her fantastical digital paintings, the gentle giants are sources of comfort when their
Psychologist Explores the Human Psyche in Thought-Provoking Illustrations

Psychologist Explores the Human Psyche in Thought-Provoking Illustrations

Inspired by the universes of Tim Burton and Hayao Miyazaki, Cyril Rolando creates surreal digital art that examines the human psyche. His impressive pieces explore imagination, insecurities, as well
Stunning Black and White Illustrations Will Fill Your Soul with the Art of Nature

Stunning Black and White Illustrations Will Fill Your Soul with the Art of Nature

Greek graphic designer and illustrator Meni Chatzipanagiotou creates beautiful, nature-inspired ink drawings that are full of captivating details. Hand-drawn using black Micron pens and other
Ethereal Pixies “Fly” Alongside You as Glittering Enamel Pins

Ethereal Pixies “Fly” Alongside You as Glittering Enamel Pins

Illustrator Hannah Kienzle uses her artistic skills as a way to express the beauty of the world around her. Inspired by nature and her travels abroad, the Florida-based creative fashions enamel pins
Artist Turns Real Seashells into Trinket Dishes That Look Like Pieces of Sunken Treasure

Artist Turns Real Seashells into Trinket Dishes That Look Like Pieces of Sunken Treasure

From micro paintings on tea bags to little masterpieces on butterfly wings, many contemporary artists are rejecting the traditional canvas in favor of smaller, unexpected items. One artist to do so is
Artist Draws Millions of Tiny Dots to Calmly Ease Her Anxiety and the Results Are Amazing

Artist Draws Millions of Tiny Dots to Calmly Ease Her Anxiety and the Results Are Amazing

Swedish illustrator Josefine Svärd creates fantastical stippling art that captures the beauty of nature. Celestial skies, trees, mountains, and wild animals are composed of millions of tiny hand-drawn
Express Your “Fiery” Side in These Handmade Dragon Journals

Express Your “Fiery” Side in These Handmade Dragon Journals

If you love all things fantasy, chances are you’ll be totally enchanted by these dragon-inspired goodies designed by a Russia-based artist simply known as Jane. She describes her online “Dragonarium”
Artist Conjures Real Life Magic Book Featuring Pages That Glow

Artist Conjures Real Life Magic Book Featuring Pages That Glow

Fantasy fans will know that an enchanted spell book is a powerful tool that can hold the arcane secrets of mythical worlds. Whether you believe in magic or not, it’s hard to avoid the allure of a
Artist Creates Detailed Pen Drawings That Merge Real and Mythical Landscapes

Artist Creates Detailed Pen Drawings That Merge Real and Mythical Landscapes

British artist Olivia Kemp creates incredibly detailed, large-scale pen drawings that depict real-world landscapes. However, each piece isn’t an exact representation of the locations—instead, Kemp
Stunning Sculptures Reimagine Women’s Hair as Surreal Landscapes

Stunning Sculptures Reimagine Women’s Hair as Surreal Landscapes

Chinese artist Yuanxing Liang is redefining the traditional bust sculpture with his breathtaking fantasy art. The prototyping teacher crafts intricate portraits featuring faces of women that are fused
Bizarre Mashups of Everyday Life Are Surprisingly Perfect Matches

Bizarre Mashups of Everyday Life Are Surprisingly Perfect Matches

Some people see the world for what it is, but artist Jonas Loose prefers to envision his own surreal existence. In his mind, a tiny polar bear takes a steamy dip in a mug of hot cocoa, and sea turtles
Epic Fantasy Sculptures Made From Highly Reflective Stainless Steel

Epic Fantasy Sculptures Made From Highly Reflective Stainless Steel

Based in Chilliwack, British Columbia, artist Kevin Stone specializes in creating gigantic fantasy art sculptures made from stainless steel. Each mirror-polished piece is constructed with hundreds of
Technology is landscape in Yuri Shwedoff's art

Technology is landscape in Yuri Shwedoff's art

I love Yuri Shwedoff's subdued, atmospheric renderings of vestigial technology and the people who still see it, still wear it. The lansdcape wears it, too, and it evokes for me a deeper relationship
Artist Illustrates the Adventures of Female Giants and Their Fierce Companions

Artist Illustrates the Adventures of Female Giants and Their Fierce Companions

Multi-award-winning illustrator and artist Tran Nguyen creates ethereal paintings and colored pencil drawings that look like they’re straight out of a fairytale. By exploring her interest in
Beautiful Landscapes Get a Surreal Twist as Paintings Within Paintings

Beautiful Landscapes Get a Surreal Twist as Paintings Within Paintings

British artist Neil Simone creates stunning surrealist paintings that fuse reality with fantasy. His growing collection of trick-of-the-eye oil paintings depict his own canvases and easels merging