Paper Moon Tutorial

For our celestial cover shoot, we tapped Baltimore artist Nichole Leavy to create a full-scale paper moon for the shoot in photo editor Steve Parke’s studio. (Leavy created the painted backdrop for our winter...

Druids Dance

Photography by Ange Harper “There’s no place on earth with more of the old superstitions and magic mixed into its daily life than the Scottish Highlands.” —Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Figures in white emerge from the swirling mists...

The Art of Darla Teagarden

Austin artist Darla Teagarden brings magic realism literally to light in the medium of photography, leaving the viewer intrigued, wonderfully tantalized—one might even say spellbound—by her darkly cinematic and playfully animistic imagery. Inspired, in her...
Amy Rose

Floral Fox Art – The Botanical Paintings of Amy Rose

Lilacs were not supposed to bloom in July, that was a simple botanical fact, at least it had been until now. Girls in the neighborhood had begun to whisper that if you kissed the...

Lady of Shalott

Concept and design by Tricia Saroya Photography by Shirlie Kemp You’ve read about Tricia Saroya’s enchanted ranch (where she lives and hosts ultra-romantic weddings as well as the occasional Faerie Magazine photo shoot, like the one on...

Red Riding Hood and the White Shepherds of Luxembourg

Croatian artist and model Sanda Zikic had the idea for this Little Red Riding Hood shoot after spying a gorgeous fairy tale red cloak by designer Fairytas on Facebook. She’s always loved fairy tales,...
The Mediaeval Baebes

Spanning The Reigns of the Queens with The Mediaeval Baebes

Photography by Karla de Silva The Mediaeval Baebes are part of my Yuletide rotation, their album Mistletoe & Wine a staple of my—and many a—Christmastime playlist. As surely as a warm mug of mulled wine, listening...
Giles Newman Carving Faerie Magazine Tolkien

The Work of His Hands: Giles Newman’s Carvings

A hobbit’s favorite tool is his own hands, whether working in his garden or knitting a sweater, carving an intricate design in the curved lintel of his hobbit hole, or chopping vegetables to go in...

The Bee Goddesses of Stephanie Law

They are ethereal. Supple and airy, with an almost Erté-like fluidity and grace. But the goddesses that Stephanie Law paints also have an earthy majesty the father of Art Deco never bestowed upon his creations....
Faerie Magazine Photography: Elizabeth Elder Photography Art Direction/Modeling: Vanessa Walton of Creature of Habit Models: Jessica Dru and Rachel Day Assistance: JoEllen Elam of Firefly Path Tails: Finfolk Productions

Sea Of Flowers

Mermaids are creatures of the ocean who would die on land. Delicate flowers can only survive on land and would break apart and fade into nothingness in the salty ocean. These would seem to make for...