Stephanie Shimerdla

Newt from Aliens looks out in fear Bioshock's Elizabeth looks worried. A woman with a corset and a robotic arm stands close to a well dressed man.  woman with long dark hair and pointed ears ponders. A young woman summons a creature made of lava.

Once thought the bane of fine literature, science fiction has slowly seeped into the collective consciousness of the world, thanks in part to the success movies and videogames in the genre has enjoyed. Stephanie Shimerdla is also doing her part to reflect this renaissance in her illustrative works, with an emphasis on feminine heroism.

She’s created portraits of two …read more

Nicole Cardiff

A woman with flaming hair and hands stands ready. An aviator watches blue and yellow dragons soar. A masked woman with elaborate tattoos stands. A cloaked woman with red hair climbs. A masked archer readies her bow.

Chris Seaman

A woman in an ornate dress dances with a large bestial man. A regal tiger stands in noble clothing and wearing an ornate sword. A large fairy with blue hair cradles a wooden boy in her lap. A green frog with an ornate white wig stands in a blue dress. A young woman in plate armor hods a green apple, with small men surrounding her.

Arne aka Ratscape

Laurie Breitkreuz

A wide-eyed Wonder Woman checks her bulletproof bracers. A cartoonishly cute Catwoman pulls on a glove. Elektra warily eyes her surroundings, sai in hand. She-Hulk leaps into action! A classic-costumed Batgirl looks over her shoulder.

D. Alexander Gregory

A woman in dark armor, goggles and flaming hair wields a fireball. A man in armor and a cape readies a blue glowing spell A slender woman with long black hair stands with glowing hands. A muscular man stands with a large axe.

MuYoung Kim

A man in plate armor determinedly raises his sword. A woman in armor and robes presses her back to a wall. A red-headed woman in ornate armor charges. A creature with blue hair, and blue glowing eyes in shrouded in blue flame. A weary elf warrior rests for a moment in her plate armor.

Jean-Paul Mavinga

A small cyborg child sits in a red rock landscape. A shapely woman crawls out of a very small tank. Two children fly though a desolate urban region. A woman with blond hair and a white cowboy hat casually stands. A young woman with a puzzle-cut head stares serenely.

Siobhan Brewer

A chibi Motoko Kusinagi, a cybernetic woman with lavender leggins and corset daintily stands. a cute mermaid wraps her arms around an underwater deer creature. Portal's Chell enjoys a cup of tea while falling between portals. A koala Luke Skywalker walks through the swamp planet Dagobah with a koala Yoda on his back.

Rhonda Libbey

A woman in plate armor gazes upward. A distraught woman huddles in bed with words scrawled on the walls around her. A man with large brown wings and a gas mask brandishes two pistols. A woman with long red hair is seduced by a pale tattooed man.

Lois Van Baarle

A woman is lit by the warm red glow of a floating jellyfish. A serene woman with green hair and a bikini top looks lovingly at a small group of floating green fish. A young woman with a bright green scarf holds a magenta octopus in her hands. A young woman with blond hair is carried by two robotic flying toasters.