More from Art_Lover81

Artist Roy Hodrien Roy Hodrien was born in Lancashire in May 1957. It was while he attended Oldershaw Grammar School that he discovered he had a serious interest in painting. As a result of the encouragement he received there, he went on to complete an art foundation course at the local Art School and then on to further art study in Coventry... Source: https://www.williamsandson.com/artist-detail/238912/roy-hodrien #art #painting #contemporary #stilllife

107 views · May 4th

Artist Rowena Morrill Rowena A. Morrill (born 14 September 1944) is an American artist known for her science-fiction and fantasy illustration, and is credited as one of the first female artists to impact paperback cover illustration. Her notable artist monographs included The Fantastic Art of Rowena, Imagine (in France), Imagination (in Germany), and The Art of Rowena and her work has also been included in a variety of anthologies including Tomorrow and Beyond and Infinite Worlds. Morrill received a BA from the University of Delaware in 1971 and then studied at the Tyler School of Arts. in Philadelphia. After dropping out of the Tyler program, she worked for an advertising agency in New York City. After showing her portfolio to Charles Volpe at Ace Books, she was commissioned by Volpe to illustrate a romance cover. Morrill's first design for a horror novel was Jane Parkhurst's Isobel (1977). Morrill continued to work in horror, producing cover art for H. P. Lovecraft collections before turning her attention to science fiction and fantasy. To create these illustrations, Morrill uses oil on illustration board, coating the image with a high-gloss glaze and thin coats of paint. Morrill has created several covers for books by such authors as Anne McCaffrey, Philip Dick, Isaac Asimov, Samuel R. Delany, Theodore Sturgeon, Piers Anthony and Madeleine L'Engle. As well, her paintings have appeared on hundreds of calendars, portfolios and in magazines such as Playboy, Heavy Metal, Omni, Art Scene International, and Print Magazine. She was nominated for the Hugo Award four times in the Best Artist category.In 1983, her book The Fantastic Art of Rowena was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Nonfiction Book, and the Locus Award for Nonfiction/Reference. In 1984, she received the British Fantasy Award. She was named Artist Guest of Honor for Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, held in 2012. Following the fall of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, art which appeared to be Morrill's original paintings King Dragon and Shadows Out of Hell were discovered hanging in one of his houses. According to Morrill, they were copies, as she had sold the originals to a Japanese collector. She is credited under multiple names, including Rowena, Rowena Morrill, and Rowina Morril.[n 1] Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rowena_Morrill #art #painting #portrait #illustration #fantasy

222 views · May 4th

At Thuong Gia village, Hong Thai, Kien Xuong, Thai Bình, Vietnam #myphoto #photography #architecture #vietnam

139 views · May 4th

More from Art_Lover81

Artist Roy Hodrien Roy Hodrien was born in Lancashire in May 1957. It was while he attended Oldershaw Grammar School that he discovered he had a serious interest in painting. As a result of the encouragement he received there, he went on to complete an art foundation course at the local Art School and then on to further art study in Coventry... Source: https://www.williamsandson.com/artist-detail/238912/roy-hodrien #art #painting #contemporary #stilllife

107 views · May 4th

Artist Rowena Morrill Rowena A. Morrill (born 14 September 1944) is an American artist known for her science-fiction and fantasy illustration, and is credited as one of the first female artists to impact paperback cover illustration. Her notable artist monographs included The Fantastic Art of Rowena, Imagine (in France), Imagination (in Germany), and The Art of Rowena and her work has also been included in a variety of anthologies including Tomorrow and Beyond and Infinite Worlds. Morrill received a BA from the University of Delaware in 1971 and then studied at the Tyler School of Arts. in Philadelphia. After dropping out of the Tyler program, she worked for an advertising agency in New York City. After showing her portfolio to Charles Volpe at Ace Books, she was commissioned by Volpe to illustrate a romance cover. Morrill's first design for a horror novel was Jane Parkhurst's Isobel (1977). Morrill continued to work in horror, producing cover art for H. P. Lovecraft collections before turning her attention to science fiction and fantasy. To create these illustrations, Morrill uses oil on illustration board, coating the image with a high-gloss glaze and thin coats of paint. Morrill has created several covers for books by such authors as Anne McCaffrey, Philip Dick, Isaac Asimov, Samuel R. Delany, Theodore Sturgeon, Piers Anthony and Madeleine L'Engle. As well, her paintings have appeared on hundreds of calendars, portfolios and in magazines such as Playboy, Heavy Metal, Omni, Art Scene International, and Print Magazine. She was nominated for the Hugo Award four times in the Best Artist category.In 1983, her book The Fantastic Art of Rowena was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Nonfiction Book, and the Locus Award for Nonfiction/Reference. In 1984, she received the British Fantasy Award. She was named Artist Guest of Honor for Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, held in 2012. Following the fall of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, art which appeared to be Morrill's original paintings King Dragon and Shadows Out of Hell were discovered hanging in one of his houses. According to Morrill, they were copies, as she had sold the originals to a Japanese collector. She is credited under multiple names, including Rowena, Rowena Morrill, and Rowina Morril.[n 1] Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rowena_Morrill #art #painting #portrait #illustration #fantasy

222 views · May 4th

At Thuong Gia village, Hong Thai, Kien Xuong, Thai Bình, Vietnam #myphoto #photography #architecture #vietnam

139 views · May 4th