Stanislav Plutenko was born in 1961 in Moscow. Stanislav Plutenko was fond of drawing and painting since childhood, but at the insistence of his parents he was educated as a turbine designer at the Moscow Automotive Institute , and later studied at the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts. Plekhanov , at the same time privately studying painting. During his years in the army, Plutenko was a designer of officer clubs. Since 1981 he worked as a window dresser, has been exhibited as an artist since 1984 . Since 1989, exhibited abroad.
Blakely was born in Canterbury (England) in 1968 and developed an interest in art from an early age. He studied illustration at Wimbledon School of Art and completed his degree at Kingston University shortly after which he became a professional illustrator. During this time his clients included The Body Shop, British Telecom and Cable and Wireless and he was chosen to paint two front covers for the world renowned author of ‘Schindler’s List’, Thomas Keneally.
Roberto Ferri was born in Taranto, Italy in 1978. In 1996 he graduated from the "Lisippo" art high school in Taranto. He began studying painting on his own and, after moving in Rome in 1999, he embarked upon an in-depth analysis of antique painting, from the early sixteenth to the late nineteenth century.
Kinuko Y. Craft is one of the most widely respected and well known fantasy artists in the World today. Her past commissions have included paintings for book covers of the who’s who of well known fantasy authors, opera posters, fairy tale books as well as covers for almost every major national magazine. During her storied career she has become known for meticulous attention to detail, a passionate love of fine art and a deep knowledge of art history.
With his words. ''I was raised by Pygmy wolves deep in the rainforests of Ohio...but I'll save that story for another time. The short version is, I'm a self-taught freelance artist working professionally since the early nineties. My major influences have been 19th century art, Golden Age Illustration, the Bros. Hildebrandt and even the fantasy films of my youth.
Tomasz Alen Kopera was born in 1976 in Kożuchów, Poland. He attended the University of Technology in Wrocław, where he gained a degree in construction engineering. His artistic talent came to light in early childhood. Highly fascinated with human nature, the surrounding universe and all that is dark and mysterious, Kopera’s works demonstrate both a high degree in sensitivity as well as his desire to touch the subconscious by arousing a need to pause and contemplate in the spectator.
Osamu Obi is a Japanese painter who's born (1965) in Kanagawa, Japan. Obi’s careful attention to composition earned renown while he was still a student at Musashino Art University. Following the receipt of various art awards, he studied in Paris on an Agency for Cultural Affairs artist overseas study scholarship from 2010 to 2012.
Liu Yuanshou, is a contemporary Chinese realist artist. He was born in Beijing in 1967. His realistic paintings have been repeatedly shown and won prestigious awards. He earned a degree in oil painting from the Capital Normal University of Beijing in 1991. He is also a member of the Chinese Oil Painting Artists Association and the Beijing Chinese Artists Association which are nationally recognized organization for artists.
Jonathon Earl Bowser is a Canadian artist of English, French, Scottish, and Chippewa Indian descent, he was born in 1962. Bowser began drawing at age 8, painting at age 18. After graduating from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 1984 (on the President’s Honor Roll), he went directly into a brief career in commercial art.