My first instinct when I get sad or bored is to make something to occupy/entertain myself. It’s something I learned to do at a very young age. Artists are good at being alone I guess. I get into this cycle where I just keep occupying myself by myself and forget that people exist and that people are also fun and nice. If you are a person who can create collaborative experiences, start a band or a group project, ask people for help, then I am jealous of you.
I have been wanting to assemble a huge post of some of the amazing women artists out there, because it seems like too often they get overlooked when it comes to being honored and recognized. This year, I was incredibly honored to be nominated for a Hugo award in the Best Professional Artist category, but I was a little shocked to find out there hadn’t been another woman nominated in that category since Rowena Morrill in 1986. That’s more than a little ridiculous, considering there are so many women artists out there, they are all amazing, and they all need more visibility and recognition. I encourage you to browse through and visit their websites, and please reblog and add more artists to the list! I know this is NOWHERE near comprehensive and that are tons more artists out there.
This list mostly covers mostly professional illustrators and scifi/fantasy artists. I know I’m missing out on a ton of talented people in comics, animation, fine art, and people who do primarily fan work, but I don’t know quite as much about those areas so they aren’t as well represented here; my apologies.
(The tags got cut off; I guess there’s a limit now? As such I wasn’t able to tag every single artist included.)
Click the “read more” to check out the art! Warning: This list is HUGE, and very image intensive!
30 . storyboard artist . los angeles, ca
Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies-"God damn it, you've got to be kind.”
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# the avengers
# captain america
# iron man
# boardwalk empire
# others' ocs
# original stories
other tags you might like
# this is adorable
# this is amazing
# thing of beauty
# sketches are my kryptonite
# about art
watched in 2014