14 fantasy artists to follow on Instagram

08. Oliver Guiney 

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Guiney's Viking-themed piece

Oliver Guiney is a concept designer with three years of freelance experience. He specialises in environment design. His Instagram page is full of finished works, as well as quick studies that give you an insight into his creative process. 

09.  Emmanuel Julian Madail Monzon 

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Monzon is inspired by video games, movies and comics
(Image: © Emmanuel Julian Madail Monzon)

Emmanuel Julian Madail Monzon is an illustrator and concept artist from Montreal, Canada. He's an Illustration & Design graduate of Dawson College and has since been pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. He is inspired by comics, movies and video games, and you can see these influences throughout his Instagram page. 

10. Carrie Liao 

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Liao has a magical and fun style
(Image: © Carrie Liao)

Carrie Liao is a story artist at WB, previously at Paramount, Disney TV, and Nickelodeon. Her quirky approach to cartoon-styled illustrations is always a joy to see - packed full of humour and a distinctive style that sets her apart. Her Insta is also chock-a-block with inspiring images of her travels – always a great place to start your art.

11. Jennifer Healy 

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Watercolour taught Healy the art of colour mixing
(Image: © Jennifer Healy)

Jennifer Healy has graced numerous issues of ImagineFX with her powerful, fantastical portraits. Her digital art has also been featured in the prestigious Spectrum 19. Watercolour birthed her passion for mixing colours, and this influence is prevalent even in her digital work.

12. Rovina Cai 

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Cai’s work is inspired by the past

Rovina Cai’s work is inspired by the past – myths, fairytales and gothic novels. Cai says these stories resonate because they bring a little bit of magic and wonder to the present day – which is exactly what she captures in her mysterious, often eerie work.

13. Laurie Lee Brom 

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Brom is heavily influenced by pixie and fairy folklore

Many fantasy artists are heavily influenced by folklore, and especially South Carolinian illustrator, Laurie Lee Brom. Spending hours pursuing pixies and trees in her swampy home county, these magical fairies continue to inspire her curious yet enchanting portraits.

14. Rebecca Yanovskaya 

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Yanovskaya freelances in the fantasy, sci-fi and horror genres

Rebecca Yanovskaya freelances in the fantasy, sci-fi and horror genres, illustrating strong characters full of mythological stories and natural forces. Her influences include the Pre-Raphaelites, decorative arts and theatrical costumes. Unusually, she creates her sumptuous images using a ballpoint pen and gold leaf, giving her work a signature style.

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