Fantasy Man: An Artist's Experience In the World of Geek Culture

Flying serpents, ebony-skinned elves and fantastic vistas teeming with foreign life inhabit the covers of our favorite fantasy novels, but it can be easy to forget the artists serving as the gatekeepers to new worlds. You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can certainly ponder the journey the artwork and its creator took to get it to you.

Enter Tracy Flynn, fantasy artist and painter. The middle-aged stepfather of one has a knack for bringing to life imaginative worlds evocative of Dungeons & Dragons, turning his passion for the art into a large part of his identity.

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