1. Snow Skadi

    Snow Skadi is a fantasy painter & concept artist from Russia. Snow Skadi is an absolute genius when it comes to architecture and fantastical landscapes. He utilizes chiaroscuro lighting techniques (contrasts of light to achieve a sense of volume in modelling three-dimensional objects) in his works. This effect gives each and every feature of his images their own aura and mystic.

  2. Howard McWilliam

    “In late 2005 I left my day job as a financial journalist and editor to pursue my true love of illustration full time. But I still consider an essential element of my work to be editorial – digesting an article, no matter how dry and technical, and coming up with the visual metaphor that will bring it to life.”

  3. Vittorio Giardino

    From electrical engineering to prolific comic book artist, Vittorio Giardino is perhaps best known for creating ex-secret agent, Max Fridman.  Giardino’s attention to details and use of Ligne claire (French for “clear line”) are what make his work so charming.

  4. Camilla d’Errico’s New Website

    Eisner and Shuster nominated Camilla d’Errico’s new website is packed full of great work. She’s created comics professionally for over a decade now, for publishers such as Simon Schuster, Random House, Tokyopop, Image Comics and Dark Horse. She also self-publishes her own series, Tanpopo and is the creator of Helmetgirls and BURN.

  5. Jacques Gamelin (1738-1803)

    Artist Jacques Gamelin was born in France. and studied at “Académie royale de Toulouse” and eventually became a painter to Pope Clement XIV. He is most known today for his paintings and engravings of battle scenes, which can be found in art museums throughout France.