Conan Art Gallery

Hyborian Art Gallery

Archive for April, 2008

Staz Johnson’s version of Conan holds a particular fondness to me. To start with, it’s the first piece of artwork I’ve ever solicited, and really it’s the piece that lit the fire under me to get Border Kingdom and the Images of Hyboria Gallery going. Staz is one of a few artists that I stumbled [...]

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There are a couple of commissions that I’ve received so far that really take me back to the old Savage Sword of Conan days. The first one that really took me back, probably because it’s likeness to Buscema, was Benito Gallego’s Streets of Shadizar , the second one though, is Winston Blakely’s Hyrkanian Tracker . [...]

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Dave Simons is awesome. If I were a better man – at least with words – I would write him a song, or perhaps a poem, to express my feelings of gratitude for his exquisite portrayal of one of the roughest taverns this side of the Vilayt, the Maul. But while I’m told that I’m [...]

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I suppose it’s true of all art you see in a photograph or on the web – it’s simply more impressive in person. That’s what my immediate thought was when I received Benito’s Streets of Shadizar … and don’t get me wrong either. It’s not that when I saw it after he originally e-mailed it [...]

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The Images of Hyborian Age project has started off with a thundering BANG and a commission that I simply couldn’t be happier with. Atula Siriwardane was one of the first artists commissioned for the project, and suffices to say, I think he met the task of doing justice to Howard’s Hyboria head on. Since the [...]

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