Fantasy art

...is a genre of art that depicts magical or other supernatural themes, ideas, creatures and settings. While there is some overlap with science fiction, horror and other speculative fiction art, there are unique elements not generally found in other forms of speculative fiction art. Depictions of ancient myths and legends, as well as depictions of modern day fantasy in the form of divine interventions and other magical or supernatural forces, are very common elements, and help distinguish fantasy art from other forms. Dragons, wizards, fairies and other fantastical and mythical creatures are common features in fantasy art.

Fantasy art is strongly linked to fantasy fiction. Indeed fantasy art pieces are often intended to represent specific characters or scenes from works of fantasy literature. Such works created by amateur artists may be called fanart.

There is a large subculture based around the creation of amateur fantasy art. This is largely centred around websites such as Elfwood. Such sites are noticeably less male-dominated than some other pursuits related to the fantasy genre.

Fantasy art should not be confused with the fantastic art genre, which can contain fantastical elements that are not always considered "fantasy" per se.

Fantasy Art value and price guide

What's your Fantasy Art worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
gus fink art original painting modern outsider surreal Gus Fink Art Original Painting Modern Outsider Surreal 09/2021 C $16 379.12
peter max acrylic painting on canvas all original dream Peter Max Acrylic Painting On Canvas All Original Dream 08/2021 C $15 864.89
gus fink art original outsider painting wood abstract Gus Fink Art Original Outsider Painting Wood Abstract 09/2021 C $13 827.03
patricia nix original large wood relief sculpture Patricia Nix Original Large Wood Relief Sculpture 09/2021 C $11 293.98
patricia nix original painting large wood relief Patricia Nix Original Painting Large Wood Relief 09/2021 C $11 293.98
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