Home

Fanciful Realities

image by Veronica V. Jones

David Palumbo

A certain kind of fantasy aficionado is constantly on guard for the telltale signs of sudden intrusions of mischievous magic, mythological monsters, or other extradimensional mayhem. It seems that David Palumbo also waits patiently for such otherworldly occurrences with a keen eye, ready to capture every detail in his illustrations.

From dragons and detectives to punks with pistols, Mr. Palumbo has a knack for realistically depicting the decidedly unreal. Each of his subjects are given life through the expert application of detail and lighting, daring the viewer to disbelieve what is so clearly seen to be true.

Nearly all of David’s fanciful creations exemplify the warrior spirit, and wield a wide variety of lethal items. Swords are far and away the weapon of choice, but more than a few firearms can be found at the ready. Raw energy itself is at the beck and call of mighty mages. Whatever the adversary, these compelling characters certainly come well equipped.

Written by in February of 2010. Last edited October 2014.

Related Features

Jason Chan

A man with natural rock armor and glowing veins. A woman with red hair and white wings wearing a breastplate and wielding swords. A woman summoning green energies with her outstretched hands. Two wild women with long red hair, yellow eyes and elaborate tattoos.  woman in white and white robes and an ornate headdress summons a small glowing object.

Doug Kovacs

A goatish man with large horns plays the pipes. A female form composed of frost, bark and leaves stands in a winter scene. A woman dressed in black is deep in thought, surrounded by strange, spectral figures.

Chris Pritchard

A man with a dark beard thinks while petting his cat with his cybernetic arm. A man with large red wings surveys the sky. A humanoid with several arrows embedded in his back slumps under a full moon.

Shu’s Little Bit

A blue-haired woman wearing a gauzy dress floats in deep blue water. A beautiful girl welcomes a snowy owl. A white-haired woman plays a magical glowing violin.

Beth Trott

A woman with red hair, long horns and goat legs walks through the forest. A woman in white robes and a unicorn cast spells at a glowing blue figure. A man in wolf skins holds a bloodied blade in a snowy forest. A woman in blue robes and colorful wings invites people into a large room. A woman with long blond hair is being held by several figures as a large blue dragon. A woman wielding a glowing staff rides a large animal.

Comments

Be the first to comment!