is proud to have the privilege to work with the Dean of all fantasy
artists, Frank Frazetta.
Please check the News
page for status updates on our new line of licensed Frazetta
products from your favorite paintings, featuring swords designed
in consultation with Mr. Frazetta by legendary swordmaker Jody
Samson, and armor pieces by Lars Hansen.
enormous appeal stems mostly from his unreal reality approach:
to make the unbelievable believable.
It is precisely this quality that separates Frazetta's work from
the hordes of imitators who, like imitators of any artist offering
to capture the essence of the work completely and channel their
energies toward duplicating the obvious. Frazetta creates a color
scheme, an atmosphere, a monster, a figure, a world, that does
not exist. His actions are extreme, his figures disproportionate
with muscles developed almost beyond human capability. His lighting
often impossible, his animals exaggerated, his temples and palaces
pure imagination, and his women a breed of their own. And he makes
it all work.
respond to the action, then paint what I feel about the action."
see things as they exist, but I paint them from the image they
have left on my mind rather than how they appear in reality. If
you really examine your fears, you realize how out of proportion
they are. Your mind's eye constantly paints pictures far in excess
of what's real. I try to capture those images in my work. I'm
dealing with the emotion of fear and not the anatomical proportions
of the weapon. A sword can kill, and I will exaggerate those qualities
of a sword that will emphasize its ability to kill. The size,
the hardness, the coldness of the metal, the point, and the sharpened
edge - whatever it takes to spell out the emotion the best."
looking forward to final work of Albion, to see my swords, axes
and armour, what I paint and create come to reality. Both the
Death Dealer's axe and the Barbarian's sword will most certainly
be welcomed pieces to the walls of the Frazetta Art Museum."
The first products in our licensed Frazetta recreations are now
available for advance reservation.