Beata Beatrix

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by Grace Nuth Photography by Steve Parke She sits, back slumped in a way that indicates she is oblivious of our gaze or the propriety of Victorian times. Her russet hair glowing in a nimbus...

Mermaid Murmurs: A Fairy Trail Through Cornwall

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY SIMON CHAPMAN AND THE AUTHOR MERMAID MURMURS Cornwall is bordered by the sea on three sides. You can scarcely get more than twenty miles away from the thrashing waves, precipitous cliffs, and Caribbean...
Julie Bell

Three Decades of Painting Powerful Women

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Admirers of fantasy and science-fiction art will no doubt already be familiar with Julie Bell’s name. She’s had over five hundred works of art published for the purposes of illustration and marketing since she began...

A Faerie Village of Gingerbread & Snow

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  Article taken from Issue #33 || Winter 2015 Print || Digital Photos by Vince Chafin Here’s a fun project to satisfy your faerie’s sweet tooth, have a fun family day, and create a magical look for your winter table!...

Anijsmelk: A True Dutch Treat

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Article taken from Issue #37 || Winter 2016 Print || Digital Text and Photography by Paul Himmelein Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Jan Vermeer—think back to the days of the old Dutch Masters, when cultured men and women of...
“Hand With Pearls and Lover’s Eyes” 7x5 inches, oil on panel © Fatima Ronquillo, 2017

In A Lover’s Eye

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For the Outlander television series, costume designer Terry Dresbach created an ensemble for Geillis Duncan that included a brooch containing Bonnie Prince Charlie’s eye as a secret sign of her political allegiance to the Jacobite...

Rainbow-Washed Correspondence

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  The holiday season offers many delights, among them the chance to gather with loved ones, share meals and conversation, and reflect on the turning of the year. What of our far-off friends, though? I’ve found that,...

The Enchanted World of Katerina Plotnikova

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On The Cover of Issue #28 AUtumn 2014 Subscribe // Order Back Issues Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova is one of the most exciting artists out there today, with her breathtaking, astonishing images that imagine a world in which animals...

Mori Girl Child Of The Forest

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PHOTOGRAPHER HAKARYO WITH AMARIS PHOTOGRAPHY MODEL ZING RUBY Japan: culture of both Miyazaki's mythic forests and trend-setting Tokyo. It’s a land of creative expression, and one very visible outlet for this expression is fashion. Over the last...

Wrought By Rasputina

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Rasputina’s formidable back catalog is like an old history library, the tiered kind, with sliding ladders, stained-glass windows, and oiled wood, where gilt-embossed titles catch the late-afternoon sunlight glinting from leather spines. Yet when...