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Fantasy Art by Amanda Makepeace

New Shop and New Projects

In between painting, pet sketches, and other commissions I’ve been working to reach a happy place with my website. You may have noticed the design changes going back and forth from week to week. I apologize! The insanity is over. My new shop is now attached to my website thanks to…

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New Art: Spirit Cards

A chance discovery in the depths of my studio closet has led to a new series of mini paintings. The idea for these spirit cards evolved slowly over the course of a week. I’d found some unused Strathmore Watercolor ATCs in my closet, each one with a circle drawn in…

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Steampunk Art: Sunward Bound

I painted Sunward Bound for the EBSQ Airships Exhibit. The EBSQ themed exhibits area great opportunity to explore new ideas. I thought it would be fun to challenge myself, paint something I might not ordinarily paint–an Airship! Sunward Bound isn’t a painting for my portfolio but I will be offering prints through…

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Selling Your Fantasy Art at Conventions

I spent Sunday afternoon editing photographs of my original paintings from the Dragon Con 2014 Art Show and listening to a great interview with fantasy artist Jeff Miracola. Jeff and Will Terry discussed not only selling art at conventions but seeking out the right convention, talking to other artists and…

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