We can just never have enough Conan the Barbarian in our lives. Back in January, we brought you some new Conan art from legendary fantasy artist Brom, from the new role-playing game Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of. Now there’s a Kickstarter to make the game, and we’ve got some more incredible Conan art to…
Every year, the Spectrum Awards pick the most amazing art in science fiction and fantasy, from a number of categories including book covers, advertising, and concept art. This year’s nominees are absolutely stunning. Here are some of our absolute favorites.
Santiago Perez’s art is a weird mash-up of cartoons, the Renaissance paintings of Hieronymous Bosch, classic alternative comics by R. Crumb, mythology, and other stuff. But his work reminds me of nothing so much as really weird fairytales.
By Crom, it is good to see Conan the Barbarian as reimagined by the great fantasy artist Brom.
Chances are you’ve admired the bold, dramatic paintings of Frank Frazetta. But you haven’t seen the best of his art. A huge collection of his sketches, drawings and watercolor paintings is going up for sale—and you could gain a new appreciation for the master. Warning: NSFW images below!
Better call Moominpappa, because this is kind of intense. Artist Ingela Hallberg has been reimagining Tove Jansson’s beloved children’s books, with a series of artworks called The Moomin Project. And the results are pretty striking.
Now that Game of Thrones has depicted most of the major events from George R.R. Martin’s books, it’s harder and harder to picture those characters and situations any other way. Maybe this will help.
Yep, you wouldn’t want to be those robots in this new sculpt by amazing artist Vincent Villafranca, called “Dark Day for the Metal-Heads.” We’ve featured Villafranca’s incredible sculptures before, but this one is really something special.
Think your holiday season has been bizarre? You haven't seen anything. Back in the olden days, holiday cards and imagery got straight-up surreal. Including frogs stabbing each other for Christmas, and some snowfights turned really ugly. Here are the weirdest Christmas and New Years' cards of the 19th and 20th…
Hardly anybody* ever did sword-and-sorcery art better than Boris Vallejo — complete with beefcake and cheesecake figures in larger-than-life situations. With eye-popping colors and a flair for the dramatic. And now a few newly discovered Vallejo originals are up for auction.
Día de los Muertos is one of my favorite times of any year. So many artists are inspired by Muertos visuals, including my own Loteria card series. Here's a gallery of Day of the Dead-themed works from artists across the contemporary science fiction, fantasy, and genre art spectrum.
There's so much beautiful weirdness packed into every 11-minute episode of Adventure Time, it's hard to appreciate it all. Which is where two new books come in. Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo and The Title Cards give you a closer look at the show's creativity. We've got some never-seen artwork from both books.
Beloved artist Julie Dillon has a new Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a book of "positive and diverse illustrations of women in fantasy and science fiction" called Imagined Realms, and it totally deserves your ducats. Just check out a couple of samples below.
Every year, the art world chooses the best science fiction and fantasy illustrations — providing a visual feast for the rest of us. The Chesley Awards just chose its 2014 finalists, and there's an astonishing wealth of beautiful artworks to spend your afternoon admiring. See for yourself, below.
We lost one of our greatest inspirations when H.R. Giger died the other day. But his artworks will live on and yield more creative bounty in the years to come. To celebrate his life and career, here's a showcase of the most incredible (and unnerving) artworks of H.R. Giger.
Kurt Vonnegut was a compulsive doodler — and at least some of his books contain the author's weird illustrations. Including, famously, his anus. But now, a new book collects many of his doodles — some of which are kind of unnervingly weird.
You've admired their artworks on book covers and calendars. You've goggled at the beautiful full-size versions in convention art shows. Now admire the work of some of science fiction and fantasy's greatest artists — and learn how you can meet these masters of speculative art.
You may not know Ian Miller's name, but you've definitely marveled at his ornate, harrowing art before. His work has adorned everything from H.P. Lovecraft book covers to Warhammer 40K concept art. And at last, 300 of his best pieces are being collected in a book, The Art of Ian Miller. We've got an exclusive peek,…
Seriously — just stare at this painting, called "Battle at Monghadi," for a moment, and notice the head of the awesome beast leaping out of the fire with the archer on its back. And tell me you don't hear some serious metal guitar playing in your head.