Sorcery: Artists

The Artists

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Andrea Modesti

Freelance Illustrator & Author

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Specializes in historical artworks, illustrations of Nature, Wildlife and Landscapes. Alps and mountains, lakes and forests, moors and animals, castles and ancient villages.

Michal Nagypal

"European painter"

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Specializes in oil painting but also produces water-colour and sculpture. His figurative work depicts a variety of subjects ranging from portrait to landscape, from still-life in the style of the old masters to mystical or contemporary experimental themes.

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Drew Tucker

Freelance Illustrator, Painter, Teacher

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Visual communicator, illustrator, painter, storyteller, and teacher.

Known for non-traditional approach to illustration.

"I am not always interested in presenting the viewer with a complete image. I want to people to finish the story that has started."

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Melissa A Benson

Illustrator, Fine Artist

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Specializes in believable anthropomorphic creatures and people in natural and historic settings. Best known for several iconic character designs for MTG, including Nightmare, Shivan Dragon, and Lord of Atlantis.

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Anson Maddocks

Freelance Illustrator

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Best known for his career with Wizards of the Coast from 1993 - 2008, as an in-house illustrator and WotC's Art Director. Produced more than 120 original artworks for MTG with 30 Alpha Set cards (10% of the set!).

Fun Fact: Anson met fellow MTG legend, Mark Tedin, in 2nd grade!

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Francesca Baerald

Freelance Artist & Cartographer

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Specializes in watercolour, ink, acrylic and oil. Francesca loves to bring worlds to life through detailed maps and lively paintings.

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Severine Pineaux

French Illustrator, Painter, Designer

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Severine's talent for oil painting and illustration have been combined with her passion for mythology and Celtic culture resulting in stunning works of art. 

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Vasiliy Ermolaev

Freelance Illustrator

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An artist of immense talent, but small social media presence...

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Jeff Menges

Freelance Illustrator

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Jeff has been illustrating professionally for more than three decades, drawing the monsters that got him in trouble in Jr. high, and painting landscapes he visits in his dreams.
These days Jeff’s home studio is located in southern Vermont, where nearly every view can be part of the next painting.

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Vincent Pompetti

Painter, Scriptwriter

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Vincent plays on violent contrast between light and shadow, and pastel colors, to return at the same time the strength of life and also his contemplative side.

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Dan Seagrave

Painter, Mural Designer

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Daniel Seagrave is a British artist, who created many record covers for death metal bands especially in the early 1990s. He lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Seagrave is a self-taught painter. He also works on mural designs and sells his art as posters.

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Gadu Duaso

Visual Artist, Painter

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Specializes in designing Characters and Creatures in the form of Fantasy/Surrealism art for book cover, book illustration, card-game illustration, games and film.

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Lindsey Crummett

Concept Artist, Digital Sculptor

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Starting with Weta Workshop from 2007 - 2018, Lindsey began in props making, migrated to sculpting, and eventually digital sculpting for collectibles and concept design from 2011.

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Brian Smith

Visual Artist, Painter

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Brian has an unmistakable haunting style. Check out the links.  The art speaks for itself!

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Ossi Hiekkala

Illustrator

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Special interest and expertise in characters, food, history, and storytelling. Ossie does illustrations for advertisements, packaging, board games, editorials and books, etc.

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Matt Tames

Multidisciplinary Designer

Multidisciplinary designer producing renderings, display, and flavor inclusion 3d models. Illustrated card game art, storyboards, and visual development art for film.

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Raffaela Cech

Traditional Artist

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100% traditional artist, painting with oil and acrylic on stretch canvas, canvas board or wood.

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Elwira Pawlikowska

Concept Artist

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Trained as an architect at Warsaw Faculty of Architecture. Experience includes book and game illustrations, environment concepts and product graphic designs with traditional media and digital techniques.

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Doug Kovacs

Artist, Illustrator

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Works vario projects including interior mural painting, collectible trading card illustration, RPG illustration, concept art, T-shirt design, etc.

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Marta Molina

Landscape Concept Artist

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Specializes in landscape concept art and Magic The Gathering alter cards

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Liz Danforth

Artist, Writer, Game Advocate

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Decades of experience working in the tabletop games industry, illustrating role-playing game books and painting images for CCGs.

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Tony Szczudlo

Visual Artist

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Artist known for his work in Magic The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and the Greyhawk books.

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Elvira Shakirova

Artist, Illustrator

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Illustrator working in traditional techniques, oils, acrylics and mixed media.  Studied book illustration at the Moscow State University of Printing Arts.

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Jeff Easley

Freelance Artist

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During more than two decades at TSR/Wizards of the Coast, Jeff painted many rulebook, boxed set, and module covers. Jeff parted WOTC in 2003 and produces art for various companies and individuals.

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Rodney Matthews

Illustrator, Conceptual Designer, Musician

Matthews has produce art for several mediums, including posters, greetings cards, calendars, snowboards, pages of fantasy novels, and record covers. He is also a drummer, having performed with Cream, Deep Purple, and other legends.

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Alan Pollack

Visual Artist

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Alan started his career with T.S.R Inc., and has sinced worked for many industry gaming companies, including WoTC and Blizzard Entertainment. He has also produced cover art for many book publishers.

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Truitt Parrish

Freelance Illustrator

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Senior in the BFA program at university of Colorado Boulder. Works in oil paints, digital painting, graphite drawings, gouache, watercolor, acrylic, pen, and mixed media.

Mattias Frisk

Artist, Illustrator

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Foremost experience illustrating album covers for a number of international clients. Works in traditional oil on canvas, gouache, pen on paper, collage and photos to digital media.

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Ian Miller

Fantasy Illustrator

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Ian is an artist, illustrator and writer based in the U.K. He lives and works in Brighton, England.

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Santiago Caruso

Artist, Teacher

A multi-talented artist, Santiago has made book covers, album covers, and performed live pictorial improvisations interacting with music and recited prose and poetry.

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Jussi Pylkas

Graphic Designer

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Jussi is a visual designer based in Finland, and targeted for Sorcery for his 'line work' ability; a style reminiscent of the late great MTG artist Quinton Hoover.

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Margaret Organ-Kean

Artist

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Starting her career at an insurance company, Margaret started going to science fiction conventions and convention art shows. As fate would have it, this would lead her to see WoTC at the San Francisco WorldCon and becoming an early MTG artist.

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Caio Calazans

Artist, Card Alters

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Caio is based in Brazil and best known for his hand painted mtg cards with acrylics.

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Adam Burke

Illustrator

Adam is largely self-taught in works with oils and acrylics. He has done illustration work for poster and album art as well as other commissions.

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