A Ukrainian Photographer Turns Long-Haul Trains Into A Fashion Fantasy In Her New Series

A Ukrainian Photographer Turns Long-Haul Trains Into A Fashion Fantasy In Her New Series

Long-distance train rides can be exhausting, not to mention boring. But when it comes to style watching, even the most mundane of travels can be fascinating. Kiev-based fashion photographer Julie Poly would know: Though she has made her name shooting youth culture in Ukraine, as in her club-kid story for Vogue in 2016, she worked the railways as a train attendant during a summer break while in college. Continue reading »

Rosie Hardy Escapes Into Fantasy Worlds Through Her Self Portraits

Rosie Hardy Escapes Into Fantasy Worlds Through Her Self Portraits

Manchester-based photographer Rosie Hardy’s self portraits are set in fantasy worlds where there is an unmistakable sense of romantic beauty. Describing herself as an “escape artist” on her blog, her work lets her experience feelings of magic and go to places in her mind that she never knew existed. As she continues shooting for the 365 project, each surreal composition briefly takes her away to a place of peace, experiencing feelings she has never felt before. Continue reading »

Cyberpunk Neon Fantasy: Moscow’s Outskirts As You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Cyberpunk Neon Fantasy: Moscow’s Outskirts As You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Photographer Konstantin Vikhrov snaps remote districts of the Russian capital at night, evoking striking scenes from films like ‘Blade Runner.’ Continue reading »

The Dark, Cyberpunk And Fantasy Paintings Of Jakub Rebelka

The Dark, Cyberpunk And Fantasy Paintings Of Jakub Rebelka

Jakub Rebelka’s work is like a cross between a stained-glass window and a colorful manga — it’s timeless, in a way, with a flat, intricately detailed style, but it also blurs the line between science fiction and fantasy in a way that’s absolutely gorgeous. Drawing is about the only thing he ever imagined doing; Rebelka’s illustrations have been featured in comic books and video games, but he says his favorite piece is whatever he’s working on at the moment. Continue reading »

Shadow Of The Colossus: The Epic Fantasy Artworks By Ömer Tunç

Shadow Of The Colossus: The Epic Fantasy Artworks By Ömer Tunç

Ömer Tunç is a freelance artist and illustrator from Izmir, Turkey, and almost a complete mystery to me. From his Deviant profile, I learned that his favorite movie is The Big Lebowski, that he loves Game of Thrones, and that his favorite book is The Lord of the Rings. Nothing about his art or the projects he’s working on currently. Continue reading »

Wonderful Digital Fantasy Paintings By Svetlana Tigai

Wonderful Digital Fantasy Paintings By Svetlana Tigai

Svetlana Tigai aka Tsvetka is a talented digital artist based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Below, you may scroll through several creative artworks selected from her stunning digital portfolio. Continue reading »

The Fantasy Coffins From Ghana

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The fantasy or figurative coffins from Ghana, in Europe also called custom, fantastic, or proverbial coffins (abebuu adekai), are functional coffins made by specialized carpenters in the Greater Accra Region in Ghana. Continue reading »

Between Fantasy And Realism: Artist Bo Bartlett Unmoors His Visions From The Everyday

Between Fantasy And Realism: Artist Bo Bartlett Unmoors His Visions From The Everyday

A midcareer figurative painter with a distinctive and haunting narrative vision, Bo Bartlett composes large-scale contemporary portraits and landscapes that combine the memories and impressions of his upbringing, his faith, his family, and his friends. Presenting iconic American subjects subtly underlined with open-ended questions, Bartlett implies that there is a chance for magic and wonder in everyday life. Bo Bartlett belongs to the tradition of American realist painters defined by such artists as Andrew Wyeth, who called Bartlett “fresh, gifted and what we need in this country.” Continue reading »

Fantasy Animals By Lee Cross

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Artist Lee Cross creates her own animal sculptures without the use of any dead carcasses. The basis of each animal’s shape is made out of materials such as wood, clay and chicken wire, and is then wrapped up in a soft padding. On top of that, she adds imitation fur that she hand dyes and as many details and decorative elements as she sees fit. The result are truly one-of-a-kind fantasy creatures. Continue reading »

Dusk Of An Infinite Shade: Fantasy Worlds Of Victor Cloux

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Victor Cloux is a freelance artist from Shanghai, China. Enjoy! Continue reading »

The Voice Of The Night : The Terrifying And Dark Fantasy Art Of Michael MacRae

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Gritty, dark fantasy, dystopian, and at times, creepy art is the crime today. The culprit is Michael MacRae, a talented artist from DeviantArt who has created a whole world on his own. By world, we mean that he has created art with a certain flow of continuity and with a story attached to each piece. Thus Michael is also a great storyteller. Continue reading »

With Fire On Their Blades: The Dark Fantasy Character Art Of Eve Ventrue

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Superb fantasy character art from German concept artist and illustrator Eve Ventrue. Eve Ventrue has been a professional digital artist since 2009 and works in the video game and movie industry. Eve’s clients include Aaron Sims Company, MOOD, LiK Studios, Mackevision, Applibot, CROOZ and PIPER Press. Her incredible fantasy and sci-fi themed creations have also featured in art publications 2d Artist and ImagineFX Magazine. Continue reading »

Fantasy And Funny Paintings By The Illustrator Sergey Svistunov

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Russian artist Sergey Svistunov was born in a small city in Moscow region in 1985. Now he is a professional 2D illustrator and hobbyist making awesome funny and mainly fantasy (but also horror) style pictures. Sergey has the high level of skills and unbridled flight of fancy. His paintings include terrible monsters, fantasy girls, mystical landscapes, and just strange mythical essences. So let’s have a look at his great job. Continue reading »

Flight Of Fantasy: Incredible Art Photography By Ravshaniya Azulye

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Artwork of the Uzbek professional photographer Ravshaniya Azulye is unique universes full of airy images and incredible events. Ravshaniya successfully realizes fascinating ideas in different genres, from wedding and family photography to advertisements. In this post we picked up the best Ravshaniya’s photos in the genres of portraits and staged photo. Continue reading »

Stunning Fantasy Multi-Level Worlds Created From Laser Cut Wood

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Freelance illustrator and graphic artist Martin Tomsky is gifted in the art of laser cutting wood. He creates everything from tiny pendants and brooches of small animals intricately layered sculptural works depicting entire illustrated scenes, including these particularly stunning fantasy worlds. Continue reading »

Handcrafted Fantasy Books By Aniko Kolesnikova

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Latvian designer and artist Aniko Kolesnikova, working under the name Mandarin Duck, creates fantastic hand made book covers using polymer clay. Continue reading »

Daring Fantasy Cosplay Features a Real Live Bear!

Daring Fantasy Cosplay Features a Real Live Bear!
You know you’re committed to your craft when you find a way to wrangle an actual bear for your photoshoot. This is Tina Rybakova in what is touted as a unique interpretation of Merida from the movie Brave (though that is a major stretch. We’ll stick with “fantasy”). The moment is beautifully photographed by Dasha Kond who has a whole portfolio of unique shoots featuring live animals.
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The New Cruise Ship ‘Disney Fantasy’ Leaves the Dockyard

The New Cruise Ship 'Disney Fantasy' Leaves the Dockyard

The new cruise ship Disney Fantasy leaves the dockyard at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, Jan. 7. It is the largest ship to be built in Germany and can carry 4,000 passengers. Continue reading »