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New 200 page Art Book on Kickstarter!

New 200 page Art Book on Kickstarter!

I've launched a new 200 page art book on Kickstarter! "Daydreamer's Journey" is a hefty 200 page 8.5x11 hardcover book showcases work from throughout my career, including personal and commissioned work, previously unpublished sketches and studies, as well as my commentary and thoughts on art, brainstorming, and my painting process. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/juliedillon/daydreamers-journey-a-new-art-book-by-julie-dillon I am also running giveaway contests on social media if you would like a chance to win your choice of a free fine art giclee ($50 value) or a 8.5x11 print pack ($35); simply reblog, share, or retweet as each conte

Humble Bundle Books

Humble Bundle Books

Digital copies of "Imagined Realms Book 1," plus a ton of other great books and comics are available as a pay-what-you-want bundle over at Humble Bundle. It's a really great bargain with lots of good stuff, and some of the proceeds go to charity. :) Check it out! https://www.humblebundle.com/books

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live

I'm going to be at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live this weekend at booth #208, so drop by if you're in the area! :)

Imagined Realms Book 2: Now on kickstarter!

Imagined Realms Book 2: Now on kickstarter!

Imagined Realms Book 2: Earth and Sky has officially launched on kickstarter! You can check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/juliedillon/imagined-realms-book-2-a-scifi-art-book-by-julie-d

Imagined Realms books now available for sale!

Imagined Realms books now available for sale!

Limited quantities of Imagined Realms : Book 1 are now available online for purchase!   There are also a few discounted books that have minor cosmetic imperfections on the outer cover, if you want to save a few dollars. All kickstarter orders were shipped by Dec 20th, so if you haven't gotten yours yet, you should soon. Also, prints of select Imagined Realms illustrations are available now on INPRNT.:) Thanks!

Imagined Realms Digital Downloads

Imagined Realms Digital Downloads

Firstly, I wanted to say thank you for all your kind words and messages of congratulations regarding my recent Hugo Win! You are all incredibly supportive and I was really touched :) :heart: I wanted to let people know that if you missed out on my recent "Imagined Realms: Book 1" Kickstarter, you can now purchase the digital products on Gumroad! The PDF books and downloadable process videos are available in different bundles. Check it out here. :) "Imagined Realms: Book 2" will (hopefully) be launching in early Spring 2015 :)

Hugo Awards

Hugo Awards

Sunday, I was awarded the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist! http://www.thehugoawards.org/ It still feels a bit unreal. I am so grateful to have been given this honor. Thank you so much to everyone for your support! And congratulations also to the other Best Professional Artist nominees, Galen Dara, John Picacio, Dan Dos Santos, Fiona Staples, and John Harris, who are all wonderful and amazing artists. Also, as reminder, the Imagined Realms Kickstarter ends tomorrow, so don't forget to check it out if you haven't already!

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Imagined Realms!!

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Imagined Realms!!

(Sorry for the double-post!! There was a glitch; didn't mean to do that) I am very excited to announce that Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab has created a new hand-blended perfume oil based on the "Scholars' Tower" artwork!     SCHOLARS' TOWER: "Gleaming amber spheres, polished cedar and mahogany, sweet parchment, inks of frankincense ash, and soft plumes of incense." The "Scholars' Tower" perfume oil is presented in a 5ml amber apothecary vial, and is available as follows:$45: BPAL "Scholar's Tower" perfume oil blend + one 11x14" print of Scholar's Tower (plus digital rewards)$60: BPAL Scholar's Tower" perfume oil blend + one copy of Imagined

Imagined Realms Kickstarter fully funded!

Imagined Realms Kickstarter fully funded!

Imagined Realms has been 100% funded on Kickstarter in less than a week! Thank you so much, everyone! Now onto the stretch goals. :) I've got extra art, extra downloads, and possible upgrades to the book itself in store if the project gets funded enough, and we've got a little ways to go to get there. Imagined Realms is an annual art publication featuring positive and diverse representations of women in fantasy and science fiction. Each book will feature 10 exclusive and new illustrations created by me specifically for the book. Available for purchase are the printed books, 6”x8” and 11”x14” print packs that have all

Imagined Realms: Book 1 Kickstarter Launch

Imagined Realms: Book 1 Kickstarter Launch

I have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the first issue of Imagined Realms, an annual art publication featuring positive and diverse representations of women in fantasy and science fiction. Each book will feature 10 exclusive and new illustrations created by me specifically for the book. Available for purchase are the printed books, 6”x8” and 11”x14” print packs that have all 10 illustrations, limited edition fine art giclees, and a downloadable process video showing my digital painting method. Please check it out and spread the word!

Women Artists

Women Artists

The other day, I attempted to put together a huge list of some professional and semi-pro women artists over on my tumblr,  because it seems like too often women get overlooked when it comes to being honored and recognized. This year, I was incredibly honored to be nominated for a Hugo award in the Best Professional Artist category, but I was a little shocked to find out there hadn’t been another woman nominated in that category since Rowena Morrill in 1986. That’s more than a little ridiculous, considering there are so many women artists out there who are all amazing, who offer unique points of view and design solutions, and who n

Cover art for The Dark Is Rising Sequence

Cover art for The Dark Is Rising Sequence

Last year I was contacted by Simon & Schuster to do new covers for their upcoming boxed set of The Dark Is Rising Sequence By Susan Cooper! I am incredibly honored to have worked on them, they are such wonderful books. The boxed set will be available 6/11/13. :)
Two days left on my "Daydreamer's Journey" Kickstarter! In addition to the 216pg hardcover book, there are fancy fine art prints and more affordable print packs with lots of brand new artwork :D Please check it out if you haven't yet:  http://www.day...
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