Location: US Web: wendymartinillustration.com Em ail: firstname.lastname@example.org MEDIA: Illustrator, Photoshop
Wendy received no formal art training, but instead learnt from books, friends and mentors. Her art education was in fashion and graphic design, but in 2005 she decided to pursue illustration full-time and has never looked back.
“I think my work can be boiled down to these three words: myth, magic and Mucha. I call my art mixed-media, since I switch back and forth between traditional and digital mediums, needing both to complete a painting.”
1 Basketball Court Portal “This is one of my children’s book art illustrations. I wanted to show the mundane world on one side with a magical counterpart on the other.”
2 The Rose Sisters “Drawn for a charity anthology for RAIIN. The story is a post-apocalyptic retelling of one of my all-time classic faerie tales, East of the Moon, West of the Sun.
3 Ace of Wands “This is a companion piece to one I created at IMC 2012. The prompt I followed was the tale of Tristan and Isolde. One of the instructors suggested I do an entire tarot deck after seeing my first piece. Here, Isolde discovers Tristan on the beach after he’s mortally wounded.”