Last updated: 2007.11
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In case my email links don't work, my copy-&-paste address is: email@example.com
MY OTHER ONLINE GALLERIES:
ASFA-Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists-- Website Artists Gallery.
EPILOGUE, Fantasy and Sci-fi at their best -- Website Artists Gallery.
PEN & PAPER, RPG Illustration Gallery-- Gallery, RPG news site, store, etc..
DEVIANT ART,-- Website Artists Gallery, but not updated often.
MY ON-LINE LJ, BLOGS, INTERVIEWS and FEATURES:
APRIL LEE WEBSITE FREE BANNERS--for use in making links to this website.
MOBY GAMES--DEVELOPER BIO--Computer Games, brief bio and links and listings of Games and Game Credits.
MY LIVEJOURNAL--Sorry, very little art-talk or posting on my LJ. It's mostly dedicated to personal stuff and my BJD hobby.
Eclectic Babble and Other Musings--Another Blog, but I rarely post here... I need to figure out if I need it at all--or if I will just post Art-related things on DEVIANT ART or here on my NEWS page.
PEDESTAL MAGAZINE-Issue 11: Aug-Oct 02.-- Featured Artist.
BRIEF ON-LINE CHAT-CHICON--at the 2000 World SF Convention.
COLLECTIBLE CARD GAMES I'VE WORKED ON:
DRAGON STORM (Black Dragon Press)
LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS (Alderac Entertainment Group)
MAGIC: THE GATHERING (Wizards of the Coast)
SHADOWFIST (Z-Man Games)
7th SEA (Alderac Entertainment Group)
WARHAMMER FANTASY: WAR CRY (Sabertooth Games)
WARHAMMER 40K (Sabertooth Games)
WARLORD(Alderac Entertainment Group)
XXXENOPHILE (Slag-Blah Ent.)
RPG DATABASE-- April Lee's RPG Credits On the Pen and Paper site.
COMPUTER GAMES I'VE WORKED ON:
Screenshot featuring my 'Jackalman' Anubis from "Might and Magic 6", New World Computing © 97.
DRAGONSHARD-DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS --PC Game published by Atari.
LIQUID ENTERTAINMENT--PC Game Developer.
MOBY GAMES--Rap Sheet--Person: April Lee--Auto-Generated Summary of Game Credits (incomplete).
THE WYRMKEEP ENTERTAINMENT--Publisher of "Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb".
FANTASY AND SF ARTISTS:
HEATHER BRUTON--fantasy art, prints and originals, plus art from collectible card games and role-playing games.
NENE THOMAS--beautiful fantasy and fairy art and prints and figurines.
TARNISHED IMAGES--RUTH THOMPSON'S beautiful official fantasy art site.
L.A. WILLIAMS--fabulous art, prints, card game and role-playing game illustrations of fantasy warriors, gorgeous women and wonderous beasties.
TERRIE SMITH--Premier anthropomorphics (furry) artist, comic book and fantasy artist.
DIANA STEIN--Naiad Studios. Lovely, fun fantasy and anthropomorphic art.
THE ART OF FRANK GEMBECK--fantasy and anthropomorphic artist.
ROB ALEXANDER--Fine art, editorial, prints, game and book cover illustration.
RANDY ASPLUND--Art of the Fantastic.
DESTINI PRODUCTIONS/ED BEARD JR.--Fantasy art, prints, illustration and more.
THERESA BRANDON--fantasy art, card game art, book covers, and wonderful children's book illustrations.
CRAIG R. BRASCO--Art Gaming and Concept Art.
(The Dark Art of)TOM BAXA--Fantasy art, prints, illustration, concept art for electronic games and film, storyboards, comics, art for Magic: The Gathering, White Wolf, D&D and much more.
PAUL CARRICK--fantasy art, card and game art, full-color paintings and very striking black and white images.
JHONEIL M. CENTENO--SF/Fantasy illustrator and Fine Artist, who is also a fellow computer game artist and graduate of Art Center College of Design.
RONALD CHIRONNA--fantasy, SF, gaming, book, magazine and editorial art--strong, vivid color and accomplished B&W pieces.
BLISSDREAM: MICHAEL CLARKE--Art and Illustration.
STORN A. COOK--Illustration.
ED COX--Science Fiction and Fantasy art; bookcovers, prints, etc.
LIZ DANFORTH--Artist of many Middle Earth and Magic cards; illustration, art and design.
DARK NATASHA--Top quality Anthropomorphic (Furry) and Fantasy Art.
SUE DAWE--Renowned illustrator of unicorns and pegasi, and much more. If you haven't ever seen her art, you must not have seen a lot of fantasy art!
ART OF KIM DEMULDER--Fantasy, comic book, pinup, science fiction, etc.
TONY DiTERLIZZI--Beautiful fantasy art and children's book illustration.
TINA DRUCE-HOFFMAN--Illustrator: Color and b&w fantasy, card games.
PAM EKLUND--and David Jones: Rockhopper Studio--Illustration.
DARRYL ELLIOT--monochrome/b&w art --also card and gaming art and much more.
LARRY ELMORE--His art has almost single-handedly defined Fantasy Role-Playing Game imagery; warrior men and women fighting treasure-hoarding, fire-breathing dragons, what more could you ask for?
CARL FRANK--Custom illustration for professional publishers: magazines, books, games, music.
DONATO GIANCOLA--DONATO ARTS--bookcover, game art, fine art; a great talent in the F/SF field.
THOMAS GIANNI--Fantasy and Science Fiction Artist.
ADAM GLAZER--STUDIO INNER SANCTUM--Art and illustration.
ANDREW GOLDHAWK--paintings and drawings in the best traditions of fantasy art.
MATT HARPOLD--Fantasy art and illustration.
COMPLEMENTARY COLOR--THE ART OF LOUIS HENDERSON--mainstream (not fantasy/SF) fine art, commercial illustration, digital and traditional media.
JUSTIN HILLGROVE'S IMPS AND MONSTERS--Delightfully quirky.
QUINTON HOOVER--Most known for his Magic Card art, but does work for comics, book and magazine covers, and more.
HEATHER HUDSON--Fantasy art and illustration; RPGs,CCGs, etc.
LISA HUNT--illustrator/author of Celestial Goddesses, The Celtic Tarot, Shapeshifter, etc.
LLYN HUNTER --LLYNSPLACE: Illustration, storyboards, animation, etc.
IGINO--Fantasy and Science Fiction Art: Online portfolio.
HUGH JAMIESON--fantasy and game illustrator.
JEREMY JARVIS--Illustration, editorial, book, fantasy, young adult, beastiary, armory, prints and originals for sale.
VERONICA V. JONES--MoonShines--fantasy art.
MICHAEL WILLIAM KALUTA--One of the greats of contemporary illustration; fantasy, sf, comics, book covers.
AVI KATZ--Art and Illustration from Israel.
TOM KIDD--Also known as "Gnemo", he's created some of the most splended cityscapes recalling a fantastical, steam-punky Gilded Age that never was... Originals, books, prints, designs, book covers.
STEPHANIE PUI-MUN LAW--Shadowscapes--lyrical fantasy art.
CHUCK LUKACS--Illustration-- also: EARTHENWOOD.net--with some of the coolest fairy/mood/goddess/nature ceramic beads and charms I've ever seen.
TAMING LIGHT----The art of Robert MacNeil. Illustration, Concept Design, Graphic Design, plus mainstream non-fantasy art and design.
THOMAS MANNING--Fantasy and collectible card game art, horror, monsters.
THERESA MATHER--Fantasy art and prints.
MARCI MC ADAM--illustration and cartooning, furries and comic art.
MALCOLM McCLINTON--Hanged Man Studio--Art of the Fantastic.
KEN MEYER JR. --Fantasy, gothic, sports, music, game art and illustration and prints.
RAVEN MIMURA--Fantasy Illustrator: gritty, gothic-horror color, fantasy and b&w work.
MICHAELA NASTASIA--Beautiful Dark-Fantasy women--and great photos of Michaela herself grace this wonderful site. Plus many great links.
SONAMBULO!!!--ultra-cool comic book by Rafael Navarro.
MARGARET ORGAN-KEAN--Fantasy, game art, editorial, children's book illustration.
RAMON PEREZ--Calavera Studio.
SLOTH PRODUCTIONS--Fantasy art and illustration by MICHAEL PHILLIPPI.
ERIC POLAK--Illustrator: digital, B&W, paintings. LINK MAY BE BROKEN.
rk post--A top fantasy and game artist.
FLYING ARMADILLO--AMY PRONOVOST--Art and commissions.
ALAN RABINOWITZ--Illustration & Fantasy Art.
THE ART OF ERIC REN--Fantasy, game and SF tech art.
REBECCA SCHUMACHER--Fantasy Sculpture, Illustration and Portraiture.
DAN SCOTT--Fantasy, SF, Game art and illustration.
INFINITE BRUSH STUDIO--V. SHANE--Pencils, inks, oils, prints, digital art.
WILLIAM STOUT--One of the greats of contemporary illustration; fantasy, sf, comics, book covers--and dinosaurs!
STRANG-FROST PRODUCTIONS--Fantasy and comics art; commissions and prints.
LUART-ART OF LUIS VAZQUEZ--Fantasy art and illustration.
THE FANTASTIC ART OF VINANTI--Color and monochrome fantasy, wester and sports art.
ANTHONY WATERS--Fantasy, game, and concept art.
WHERE EVERY DAY IS HALLOWEEN--ART BY KIPLING WEST--I bought her Halloween Tarot, which is just adorable! I'm a big "Nightmare Before Christmas" fan, and this artwork is just the thing!
MICHAEL WHELAN--The star of SF/F book cover artists. He's got prints, books, and fine art --everything.
MATT WILSON--One of the best game artists around--great fantasy art and illustration.
ROBIN WOOD--Known for Dragon Magazine cover art years ago--now she's updated, doing her fantastic imagery in 3D-CG.
FANTASY, SF AND GAME ART GALLERIES AND ART INTERESTS:
ELFWOOD--World's largest site for SciFi/Fantasy Art and Fiction.
EPILOGUE--Fantasy and Sci-Fi at their best.
SLAWEK'S ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SF/F/SPACE/SURREAL ART ON THE NET--Which pretty much says it all.
CHIMERA PUBLISHING--Fantasy art prints galore.
WORLDS OF WONDER--Fantasy art, professional, for sale.
ASFA--The ASSOCIATION OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY ARTISTS. A non-profit organization run by SF/F artists and afficionados. They publish a Quarterly magazine with information of interest to those in the field, professional and amateur alike, listings of art shows and opportunities, and articles. A worthwhile organization to be a member of and to support.
ILLUSTRATION*NET E-Mail List--A mailing list for Fantasy, SF, Comics, Games, etc., Professional, Working Illustrators. Membership must be approved. Do not request membership unless you qualify.
MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S FANTASY MAGAZINE--I have black and white story illustrations in the latest issue (#42, I think). The Magazine has ceased publication. The link will get you to the main MZB site.
SCIFI-FANTASY-HORROR-SPACE-ART-SHOWS-- E-Mail List--A mailing list for Fantasy, SF and Horror, etc., artists, with an emphasis on convention art shows; information and discussion. Open Membership.
THE DRAWING BOARD FOR ILLUSTRATORS--Site with resources and discussions for Illustrators.
ARTIST HELP NETWORK--Artist Help Network(sm), a free information service designed to help artists take control of their careers. The network assists artists in locating information, resources, guidance, and advice on a comprehensive range of career-related topics. The network focuses primarily on subjects of interest to fine artists. People working in the applied arts, arts administration, and arts-related fields will also find this site useful.
PEN & PAPER--A collection of resources for pen and paper RPGs--news, database, art gallery, message board, shop. LINK BROKEN?
CONCEPTART--Forum for conceptual design artists--and related fields.
RPGnet--Forum for Gamers, Designers and freelancers in the RPG field.
CGTALK--Society of Digital Artists--Forum for Computer Generated Art and Design.
FANTASY ART AND ARTISTS--COMPUTER GAME AND DIGITAL ART:
TRACY IWATA--One of my co-workers at New World Computing, Tracy has designed and drawn or modeled and animated most of the dragons in Heroes 2 and 3 and M&M6 through 9, plus unicorns and minotaurs and more than I can name here.
JEFF BIGMAN--Also a New World artist, the homepage of the Fabulous Jeff Bigman contains game art, conceptual designs and photography.
INFORMATION ON COPYRIGHTS AND THE INTERNET:
COPYRIGHT IN VISUAL ARTS --Franklin Pierce Law Center site.
CONVENTIONS (SF, FANTASY, COMICS, GAMING, COMPUTER ART, ETC.):
WORLD SCIENCE FICTION SOCIETY --WORLDCONS, overall information on the major science fiction (mostly literary, but some media) conventions held annually--usually over Labor Day Weekend. A very good SF/F art show.
SAN DIEGO COMIC CON INTERNATIONAL--Huge Comic (and other media) convention held annually in San Diego in the summer. Plus smaller conventions.
FURTHERCONFUSION --Annual Anthropormorphic (Furry) con--in Northern CA, Winter.
DRAGON*CON --Major Comic/Gaming/SF/F Convention held annually in Atlanta.
CON-DOR --Small SF/F Convention (very much a relaxacon) held annually in San Diego in the early spring.
SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION WEB-RING --for sf/f cons.
SIGGRAPH Conference and Organization for Computer Graphics.
DOLLS, ASIAN BALL-JOINTED DOLLS (ABJD, BJD):
DEN OF ANGELS--the main, largest, forum for the Asian Ball-Jointed Doll Hobby.
RESINALITY--a forum for the Asian Ball-Jointed Doll(BJD) hobby.
VIRESSE'S GROVE--This is my site for my Asian Ball-Jointed Doll (BJD) hobby.
VIRESSE'S JOURNAL--This is my livejournal, mainly (but not always) for my Asian Ball-Jointed Doll(BJD)hobby.
REGENCY PAGE--Sources and Links and Information on this wonderful period of English History (early 19th. Century).
RICHARD III SOCIETY--England's King Richard III--for the revisionists who think Shakespeare was a Tudor propagandist.
SHELFARI--Book/Readers Group and Discussion and book-shelving social site.
LIBRARYTHING--Book/Readers Group and Discussion and book-shelving social site.
JANE AUSTEN INFORMATION PAGE--more!
LOIS MC MASTER BUJOLD--Award-winning writer of the wonderful Miles Vorkosigan SF series.
C.J. CHERRYH'S OFFICIAL PAGE--Award-winning writer of too many amazing SF/F novels to mention!
DOROTHY DUNNETT PAGE--One of the greatest authors of historical fiction. An unparalleled pleasure to read.
GEORGETTE HEYER--THE best writer and originator of the Regency Romance--gems, every one of her books!
JANE FANCHER--SF/F author and artist (the best kind of combination, to my mind).
J.R.R. TOLKIEN---Official Estate Site for this premier author of epic fantasy.
LORD OF THE RINGS--THE MOVIES--Official site--lots of gorgeous art, just wonderful film experience.
PATRICK O'BRIAN--Terrific author of the Aubrey/Maturin series of adventures set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. The Russell Crowe film, "Master and Commander" was based on his books.
PATRICK O'BRIAN--More web resources about this great author.
SEAROOM--Books & prints, concerning the days of sail, Patrick O'Brian (also a Mailing List), nautical fiction, etc.
ANNE RICE Official Pages--Mystical, erotic, gothic fiction from this best-selling author of "Interview with the Vampire".
KATE ROSS--Author of the fabulous Julian Kestrel Mysteries set in the late Regency Period, England.
THE CURE--I'm an old fan. Their Official Page.
LOREENA MC KENNITT--One of the best musicians/vocalists doing celtic/contemporary/world music today.
AVALON RISING--Folk/celtic/filk music.
HEATHER ALEXANDER--Folk/celtic/filk music.
OURS--Alternative. Really loved their first album. Like Muse, but better (I think).
SCHOOLS, UNIVERISTIES, COLLEGES:
ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN--This is where I got my BFA in Illustration. Some people love it, others hate it. But it is one of the few schools that has top level programs in Illustration and Graphics and Transportation Design, etc.
OXFORD UNIVERSITY--As hard as this may be to believe, I actually have a BA/MA from Oxford (I am a member of St. Hilda's College's SRC). I matriculated in and read Modern History, special subject-20thC.European, and was far from brilliant on my Final Exams, but at least it wasn't a Pass (and there were extenuating circumstances, I swear!).
MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE--Located in the beautiful setting of South Hadley, MA, this is one of the finest Liberal Arts institutions in the US (and the world), one of the Seven Sisters, one of the earlier colleges founded, and definitely one of the first and last all-women colleges. I have wonderful memories of my time there.
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH--While I don't have a degree from here, I did spend my Junior Year Abroad at this great university located in the midst of the majestic city of Edinburgh, Scotland, where I studied English Literature, Archaeology and English History.
ORANGE COAST COLLGE--Community college in Costa Mesa, CA. I took a ton of basic art courses there.
CALIFORNIA ART INSTITUTE--Small local school for art classes.
WEBSITES WITH LINKS TO MINE:
ART BY OLIVIJA--Fantasy art, various media.
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