How Fairies Brought Toadstools into High Art

We don’t notice toadstools in our high-tech modern life. We hardly ever see them, except on pizza or in a quiche. However, if we go to draw a fairy in our ...
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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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Mystic Places: The Giant’s Causeway and the Legend of Finn MacCool

The naturally occurring rock formation known as The Giant’s Causeway is so surreal to look upon that it has been named the fourth greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom. Created ...
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Wisps in World of Warcraft: Ghosts or Fae?

Folklore surrounding will-o’-the-wisps has been deeply ingrained in modern fantasy, popping up prominently in literature, movies, and popular games like World of Warcraft. One of Disney and Pixar’s collaborations, Brave, delves deep ...
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G.K. Chesterton said…

"The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, "charm," "spell," "enchantment." They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery." ~ ...
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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 ...
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