Saturday, May 5, 2012

After Frazetta

After Frazetta
Frazetta set a marker for fantasy illustration with this in 1966.  It was for its time special.  Gender politics and depictions in other media have moved so far in the intervening times. This was the subject of a post by Jon Schindehette quite recently.  Definitely go and read.  The central question is 'Where do you stand on the depictions of characters in fantasy?'

 I used this as a jumping off point for the bloodsports challenge.  Keep an eye out for how this influenced what I ended up depicting. 

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