Brown's world is one of fantasy and art.
Amy is, without
doubt, one of the most highly talented fantasy artist in the world
Hailing from the Pacific Northwest she was born in Bellingham,
Washington in 1972 and, like all talented artists, learned to draw
at a very young age. The main influences in her fantasy art has
come from the illustrations of Brian Froud and Arthur Rackman.
Amy Brown is often questioned about how or where her inspirations
"My inspiration can come from anywhere, movies, books,
a phrase heard in passing. Sometimes I get frustrated, because
I have so many ideas fighting to come out. Every painting has
so many possibilities directions it can take.
Often the idea I start out with becomes something else entirely
by the time the piece is finished. But sometimes I get blocked
and I turn to my collection of art books for inspiration.
When that fails, I stare at the blank paper for two or three
hours before giving up. Some days the muse just doesn't feel like