The Green Fairy of Steampunk

There are many reasons why you would expect depictions of the green fairy to be popular among the steampunk crowd. For one, the Victorian era, from which steampunk takes a lot ...
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Annie Leibovitz Transforms Taylor Swift Into Rapunzel

Country music superstar Taylor Swift might be the last person one would expect to find featured in the pages of the Fairy Room, but this portrait is just too exquisite to ...
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Interview with Elizabeth Malczynski, Fantasy Artist and Illustrator (Part II)

Last May, FairyRoom brought you Part I of our interview with fantasy artist Elizabeth Malczynski. Elizabeth’s enchanting depictions of fairies, elves, and mythical creatures have graced book covers, magazines, and countless ...
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In Search of Krampus

Several years ago my wife Laurie (who is infinitely hipper than I), turned me on to a devil that prances about at Christmas whipping naughty children with a birch branch. I ...
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Featured Artist: Karolina Urbańska

FairyRoom's "Featured Artists" turns the spotlight on artists who celebrate the fantastic world of fairies and fantasy. ...
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Brigid Ashwood, Steampunk Fairy Artist and Writer

Brigid Ashwood is an artist and writer known for her beautiful portraiture, fantasy aesthetic, and steampunk sensibilities. Her visual work has appeared in Faerie Magazine, Imagine FX, Watercolor Faeries, and she is ...
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In Fairyland: The Beloved Work of Richard “Dicky” Doyle

Richard “Dicky” Doyle, 1824-1883, was one of the most beloved and prolific fairyland illustrators of the Victorian era. Though known for illustrating adult ...
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Edmund Dulac: Fairies I Have Met

Edmund Dulac's brilliant fairy illustrations capture the vibrancy of Stawell’s stories, taking inspiration from textiles and Japanese prints. ...
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Fantastic Anime

"FireFly" by Alexandra Haley@Fine Art America Alexandra Haley used to draw portraits of real people, but inspired by video games, anime, fantasy and pirate events, and the pictures her daughter brings home from school, she is captivated ...
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Enchanted Encounters in Post-Victorian Fairy Tale Illustration

Examples of well-crafted small-format paintings are plentiful in post-Victorian fairy art, no doubt due to how many volumes of children’s fairy tales were published during the first 50 years of Victoria’s ...
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