It all started with a fairy, or so it seems to Wendy Addison. In a small garage behind her house twenty years ago, she started to use her skills as a self-taught artist, paper marbler, and bookbinder to assemble...
British artist Adam Oehlers has been drawing for as long as he can remember and has always been attracted to themes rooted in nature and magic. “It’s a soft kind of magic I like to focus on,” he says,...
I like to imagine her in the early 1800s, lacing up sturdy leather boots and putting on a hat—not the frilly house bonnet of her late-in-life portrait but a proper hat to shed rain and shield from sun. Dorothy...
We’ve long been fans of Cat Coven, the online shop of Brooklyn artist Kjersti Faret that features her art hand-printed on clothing, accessories, and all manner of home décor. Her signature and logo of sorts is a large cat...
  Article taken from Issue #33 || Winter 2015 Print || Digital Century Studios, based out of Saint Paul, Minnesota, may not have been in business as long as their would indicate, but their intricate stained glass creations bring to mind the jewel-like pieces...
All photos © Kevin Baker / Netflix As the son of famed fairy painter Brian Froud and fairy sculptor Wendy Froud, artist Toby Froud grew up in the idyllic Devon countryside, surrounded by creatures of Faerie, even after being kidnapped...
All images, except where noted, from Mister Finch: Living in a Fairytale World by Mister Finch © 2014, published by Glitterati Incorporated. GlitteratiIncorporated.com Article From 2014 Winter Issue #29 Subscribe // Print // Digital Ask Mister Finch to inscribe his book Mister Finch: Living in a...
Japanese artist Asako Iwasawa’s work depicts nighttime gardens and plants that seem more fairy tale-generated than stemming from earth and soil. “What do plants dream of ?” is the title of one of her pieces, and her work might convince...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY GRACE NUTH I encountered intentional sewing as a concept when my Gothic-literature-loving mother gave me Barbara Michaels’s Georgetown trilogy, which explores the possibility of human emotion and, indeed, magic actively embedded into objects—a place, a piece of art,...
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When fabric and multimedia artist Svetlana Matveeva was a young child of four growing up in Russia, she and a friend agreed to “go visit a fairy tale.” They convinced themselves that if they left home on a journey,...