The artists

Pulp Literature - - THE ARTISTS -

S Ross Browne Cover artist,‘the Huntress’ Mul­ti­ple-award-win­ning artist S Ross Browne has ex­hib­ited do­mes­ti­cally and in­ter­na­tion­ally in over 70 gallery and mu­seum ex­hi­bi­tions. His work ex­ists in pri­vate and pub­lic col­lec­tions in­clud­ing the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of the Vir­ginia Mu­seum of Fine Arts. As an ed­u­ca­tor us­ing art ther­apy he has has taught in hos­pi­tals and health cen­tres for a va­ri­ety of de­part­ments from pae­di­atric on­col­ogy to geri­atric care. He has been an in­struc­tor at the Smith­so­nian In­sti­tute and has taught art and de­sign for in­ner city at at-risk youth in New York and Rich­mond, Vir­ginia. The paint­ing on this is­sue comes from his com­pelling por­trait se­ries Self Ev­i­dent Truths, in which the artist seeks to “ex­am­ine the pos­si­ble in the per­ceived in­tro­spec­tions and shared his­tory of [his] sub­jects in clas­si­cal pic­to­rial rep­re­sen­ta­tions us­ing de­lin­eations of fac­tual chron­i­cles and imag­ined mythol­ogy.” We are thrilled and honoured to have one of these pow­er­ful women grace our cover. S Ross Browne can be found at his Rich­mond, VA, stu­dio and on­line at sross­browne.com.

Kris Sayer Il­lus­tra­tor, ‘Gruff’ Kris Sayer is an in­de­pen­dent game de­vel­oper, il­lus­tra­tor, graphic de­signer and comic war­rior. In the rare times she’s not draw­ing, she can be found mak­ing (of­ten elab­o­rate) cos­tumes and self­s­tudy­ing sword­play (and spoon­play). She is the artis­tic-half of Dingo Games, the vik­ing-half of Weald Comics, and a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to the likes of Pulp Lit­er­a­ture and Cloud­scape Comics. Her un­canny, ‘spoopy’ se­quen­tial stories can be found on weald­comics.com. You can also fol­low her on in­sta­gram @kris.sayer.

Mel Anas­ta­siou In-house il­lus­tra­tor Mel Anas­ta­siou loves draw­ing for Pulp Lit­er­a­ture be­cause she loves the stories she il­lus­trates. She draws in black and white, work­ing from imag­i­na­tion and in­spired by de­tails from Re­nais­sance com­po­si­tions. You can find more il­lus­tra­tions, as well as writ­ing tips and news about her books and novel­las at melanas­ta­siou.word­press.com.

JM Lan­dels Il­lus­tra­tor, Al­laigna’s Song: Aria JM Lan­dels stud­ied at the Car­toon Cen­tre in Lon­don, UK, un­der David Lloyd (V for Vendetta) and Dougie Braith­waite (Pun­isher). Al­though she is a peren­nial doo­dler, she put down her pen­cils and brushes af­ter giv­ing birth to three chil­dren, but rapidly dusted them off when she re­al­ized Pulp Lit­er­a­ture was go­ing to be an il­lus­trated mag­a­zine. She blogs spo­rad­i­cally at jm­lan­dels.stiff­bun­nies.com.

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