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Spectrum 27 Entries


Donato Giancola

[caption id="attachment_49525" align="aligncenter" width="1068"] SPECTRUM (1) cover art by James Gurney[/caption] Tomorrow is the last day to submit entries for one of the most celebrated collections in science fiction and fantasy art, that of Spectrum: The Best on Contemporary Fantastic Arts.  26 years have passed since the annual debuted with small fanfare, but enormous impact.  It was a collection so many of us in the visual arts field had been savoring for without realizing we…

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The magic of ‘Magic: the Gathering’ (An artist’s perspective.)


Scott Fischer

January 21, 2020 - Question: Scott, how many cards have you illustrated for Magic: The Gathering? Answer: So many that I managed to sneak links to 34 of them into this essay, and that isn't even 1/4 of them. Get your clicking finger ready and read on.   I must be terrible at Telling Time, because it is impossible to believe that over 20 years ago I did my first Illustration for Magic: The Gathering. (If you have been living under a rock for years or in Solitary Confinement and don't know what M:TG is, it is a collectable trading card game, TCG or CCG.) I did my first painting for Magic: The Gathering in 1995. And if someone had claimed M:TG would still be going this strong, in 2018, well, even the most Eager Cadet would've thought they…

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