Arty Farty Friday ~ Michael Whelan

Fantasy artist Michael Whelan was born on 29 June 1950 – this video is a good place to begin discovering his style.

The artist’s own website has lots of interesting content.

For a few large-sized images of some of his work, take a look at THIS WEBSITE.

Lots more examples accessible via Google Image

Michael Whelan’s art immediately brought to mind the styles of two other arty Michaels I’ve

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