Julie Bell is acclaimed throughout the fantasy art world. She first broke into the field with her illustrations for X-Men (Marvel Comics) and has become one of the foremost fantasy illustrators with her heroic depiction of the human figure and wild creatures in otherworldly settings. Her previous books include 'Soft as Steel' and 'Hard Curves'.
Boris Vallejo is one of the world's top fantasy artists, best known as the visual creator of Conan the Barbarian. His fantasy art books include 'Enchantment', 'Ladies: Fantasy Art Techniques' and 'The Boris Vallejo Portfolio', and he has also published two collections of his photographic work, 'Bodies and Hindsight'.