Art inspired by Fantasy, Nature and Myth

Amanda Makepeace Fantasy Art & Illustration

Dragon Con 2014 Art Show

Dragon Con is nearly upon us. Thursday afternoon I’m driving into Atlanta to check-in and setup for the 2014 Art Show. Here are a few important things to note: 1. Any orders placed in my Etsy Shop 8/22 - 09/02 will not ship till 09/08. I’ll be away at Dragon Con…

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Painting in Progress: Electryone

  Electryone is a goddess you don’t read about much, she’s not even in my book of classical mythology. She is the daughter of Helios, the Sun God, and Rhode, a daughter of Poseidon. Clues in her name have led scholars to believe she may have been the goddess of sunrise and…

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The Spirit Run

When summer comes to close Tamara keeps Ash near in hopes she will catch sight of the spirit run. My latest painting, The Run,  will be at Dragon Con as a limited edition print–print #1. The remainder of the run will be sold in my Etsy shop after the convention….

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Limited Edition Prints and a Sale on Etsy

A few months back I put things on vacation mode in my Etsy shop to reorganize and rethink how I wanted to sell my art. When I sorted that out I decided to give Big Cartel a try. I love the simple designs of their shops, but they aren’t the…

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Pre-planning for the DragonCon Art Show

The big news of the summer is my acceptance into the Dragon*Con 2014 Art Show. Yay! A part of me still can’t believe it’s true. In February, I was still debating whether or not I should give it a shot. This years jurors were Michael C. Hayes, Patrick J. Jones and Thomas…

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Tiny Paintings at SFAL 3

The ArtOrder Shop of Tiny Paintings

The weekend before last was Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 3 and though I could not be there to see my tiny painting at the ArtOrder booth, many others did attend. I spent an embarrassing amount of time that weekend glued to Instagram, following the tags: #SFAL and #SFAL3. That’s how…

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The Mystics

  Last week I finished my second painting in a series I’m calling The Mystics. Limited Edition prints of The Alchemist are now available in my Big Cartel shop. Just as with The Elder, I’m doing a 30 print run. One has already sold! The idea came about last year…

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