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 canvases.In Part II ...
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Warner Brothers / New Line Cinema, 2012) is the first film of the trilogy prequel to Lord of the Rings, and tells the tale of how Bilbo Baggins helps Gandalf ...
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J.R.R. Tolkien said…

"Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.” - J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the ...
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World-Building: Even the Smallest Detail…

One of the rich aspects of fantasy fiction is the immense world-building behind the imagined cultures. It is well known that J.R.R. Tolkien created multiple languages for Middle-Earth and mythology before he wrote any ...
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J. R. R. Tolkien said…

"Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisoned by the enemy, don’t we consider it his duty to escape? If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if ...
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Behind the Masks

Cyndy Salisbury, a self-taught mask maker, showcases her exquisitely detailed masks in her Etsy shop, The Art of the Mask. Drawing inspiration from numerous sources including nature, literature, opera, and myth, she handmakes each ...
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The Sylvari: born of the Green Man and Other Folklore (Guild Wars 2)

Guild Wars 2, the sequel to the online role playing game Guild Wars, is currently in beta and is rumored to be scheduled for a summer 2012 release. Among the game's much-anticipated features is ...
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Meet Elizabeth Malczynski, Fantasy Artist & Illustrator (Part I)

FairyRoom is thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Malczynski, fantasy artist and illustrator, probably best known for the iconic first paperback cover of Anne McCaffrey's DragonSong (Bantam, 1976), the original full painting of which appears ...
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