CAROL PHILLIPS is the cover artist for the League of Elder. She was born in Hawaii, but spent most of her childhood years nestled near a rich riverside forest in picturesque Oregon. Carol has a love for the figure, portraiture and landscapes. Her work is both figurative and fantasy oriented.
As a child she was captivated by the beauty of the natural world and immersed herself in the realms of fantasy and dream. The beauty, and Secrets of these fantasy worlds continues to fascinate her and she wishes to share there beauty with others. Through her art she hopes to provide a glimpse into these beautifully mysterious worlds that lie just outside of our consciousness.
Carol Phillips is a 29 year old artist and is primarily self taught.

Carol’s website: http://www.carolphillipsart.com

EVE VENTRUE’s calling as an artist manifested itself when she was a child, spending every waking moment drawing pictures of horses and tacking them up all over her home. She later developed a fascination for Manga art and began reproducing her favorites from Dragon Ball Z and Sailor Moon. As she blossomed into her teenage years, she grew a love of the male figure and began experimenting with such subjects in pen and ink, charcoal, oil paints and pastels. Finally, a revelation: Eve discovered the wonders and possibilities of digital painting.
Saving her money and eventually buying a second-hand pen tablet, Eve began experimenting in digital art, having nothing to assist her in mastering the programs she was attempting to use other than digital tutorials written in a language she didn’t quite understand. Displaying a gritty determination, Eve soldiered on began producing incredible artwork. Only now, having mastered her medium, is her imagination given full wing.
Eve’s goal is to continue to develop as an artist and see her art in game and film productions. She has recently written a fantasy book called: Die VENATOR Legende, which she hopes to publish soon.

Eve’s website: www.krop.com/eve-ventrue

FANTASIO is my artist name, I´m freelance illustrator specialized in cover artworks for editorials, book cover, magazines and concept art for everything figure and portrait -related.
Currently living and working in Germany, I´m experienced with conducting working relationships via phone and email, my preferred language is English and German.

I have a passion for Retro, Steampunk and Victorian inspired sci-fi and fantasy characters. My strength is to create  believable characters out of a short briefing within a tight deadline.

Fantasio’s website: http://fantasio.info/

DSCN0184EWELINA DOLZYCKA is an illustrator, comic and concept artist, who works both in traditional and digital mediums. She was born in Poland, but moved to Canada with her family when she was very young. She is a graduate of the Max the Mutt art school. She attends various conventions and shows near her home displaying her growing profile of artwork. Her work revolves around; fantasy, sci-fi, horror and children’s friendly work. Currently she is working on concept art for her own comic book. “Evy” currently lives in Toronto, Canada.

Evy’s links:
http://ewelinasart.blogspot.ca

http://evylina.deviantart.com

http://evylina27.tumblr.com

https://www.facebook.com/evysart27

BEAKIMERA is one of Ren’s favorites. She is an artist from the Alacante region on the south-eastern coast of Spain. Bea is an accomplished artist in the Manga style of art. In 2007, Bea won the Ociojoven, a prestigious award for comicbook art. She is currently working on a Manga comic serial called “Karma” published by P2. Karma, volume 1 is already available. Karma, volume 2 is in production and will be published shortly. She has also contributed art to a number of fanzines, including: Y Latina, Replika, If-X, Inverosimil, and Manga Revolution. Bea has recently begun representing artists in an agent capacity.

Bea’s website may be found at: http://kimerasart.carbonmade.com

KAYLA WOODSIDE is a sci-fi fantasy illustrator working out of Sedalia, Missouri. Ren met Kayla at Gencon 2012 in Indianapolis, and he was immediately impressed with the quality of her work. He plans on commissioning her quite often in upcoming League of Elder books.

She is co-owner of the business Sketch you as a Fantasy Character.

You can see examples of her work at: Kaylawoodsideart.com

JUSTINE MARIE HEDMAN I live in Vermont with my family. Like any good wife, I love my husband dearly and adore my kids, I also have a spunky kitten and the greatest parents and brothers in the world. Because of my family I get to follow my dreams every day, and for that, I can not thank them enough. I have one children’s book in the process of being published, with three more in different phases of completion. I also have a sci-fi novella, three romance novels, and a non-fiction autobiography in the works. I’ve also been collecting short stories and poems that one day I may compile into a publication or two, when the time is right. But there is nothing like my beloved Fantasy Series, the work of my heart, The Trials of Ephira.

Justine’s website: http://justinehedman.webs.com/

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2 Responses to “About the Artists”

  1. allanbard said

    Great blog! I just have a question: do you use sites like zazzle.com, cafepress. com, fiverr? They could be a good way to promote your works and to help “remove” stupidity in the streets like headlines on t-shirts, fridge-magnets, cups, etc: My Boyfriend kisses Better Than Yours, FBI – female body inspector, etc. Not everything we see and think of should be about sex, right? It would be much better if there were more nice pictures of mythical creatures, good thoughts, poems from fantasy genre, etc? I’m allanbard there, I use some of my illustrations, thoughts, poems from my books (like: One can fight money only with money, Even in the hottest fire there’s a bit of water, etc). Best wishes! Let the wonderful noise of the sea always sounds in your ears! (a greeting of the water dragons’hunters – my Tale Of The Rock Pieces)..

    • theleagueofelder said

      Hi Allan

      Yep, most of us use Zazzle as well. Mine is Rengar. I think Carol’s is: Empress. I take a boxfull of Zazzle stuff with me to shows usually. I don’t use Cafepress as I didn’t like the product too much.

      RG

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