About fantasy illustration
From oils and watercolours through to digital painting and 3D art, fantasy illustrators use a wide range of media, taking us deep into magical dungeons filled with orcs and dragons, or beyond the stratosphere riding intergalactic shuttles, meeting alien lifeforms across the cosmos. It’s a form of illustration that tells the most imaginative stories, inspired by everything from ancient fairy tales and mythology through to the latest books, films and TV scripts.
As well as heroes, monsters and aliens, the genre includes wonderfully realised environments. Leading fantasy illustrators are often fantastic concept artists, visualising incredible alternative worlds for their clients.