Graphic arts websites, graphic art history, book illustration, fantasy art

Graphic art history, websites, fantasy art, book illustration, postcards, fantasy art, graphic design museums


Fantasy art *

A growing community of talented artists and illustrators specializing in science fiction and fantasy.

Illustrated fantasy, illustrators web directory,

Therion Fantasy Art Gallery

Fantasy Art Wallpapers 3D Images Graphic Design Pictures
Fantasy Art Design is a free wallpaper images gallery and catalog of digitalgraphic design artists.

Fantasy art

Flash art *

Flashkit. Flash developer resource, 
Flash tutorials.


Online community of graphic artists, illustrators, web designers, animators.

Glossary of graphic design terms. Grantastic Designs

Stencil Graffiti

Sight distortion for the masses. Digital art and sculpture: submit your digital art for inclusion.

Graphic Artists Guild, US.

The Graphic Arts Bluebook Online
Graphic arts industry services and supplies.

Graphic Arts Institute (GAI). Graphic arts training (US).

Graphic Arts Monthly
A graphics journal.

The Graphic Artists Guild

Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF)
The world’s leading technical association for the graphic communications industries. Developing leading-edge practices for printing and publishing.

The Graphic Design Resource Center
A directory of resources for graphic designers, including jobs, filters, fonts, actions, images, tips and tutorials, articles, and more.

Graphic Design USA
A monthly magazine featuring people, news, trends and products.

Graphis is an international magazine of design and visual communication, providing a showcase for graphic design, advertising, photography, industrial design, illustration, and architecture.

Graphic novels *

Graphic novels, examples; Wikipedia entry.

Graphic novels from Doubleday.

Graphic novels and comic strips, 
from Yale Library Research Guide for Mass Media and Popular Culture.

Graphic Novel reviews for teens. No Flying No Tights

international journal of graphic art and applied art.


How Magazine
Graphic design books, magazines, conferences and competitions. 


The International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda) is the world body for professional graphic design and visual communication.

Illustration, illustrators, book arts, classic illustrators *

Artlinks Cabinodd
An extensive gallery of high-quality illustrative and fantastic art.

Association of Illustrators
Information about the trade association dedicated to the promotion of illustration and the interests of freelance illustrators, agents, students, and lecturers.

Old Book Art
This site provides & facilitate access to free illustrations: pictures, drawings, maps and other images scanned from antiquarian, public-domain books and other old documents. It has over 4,700 images in its gallery.

Share your favourite pictures from the past. A gallery of magazine, newspaper and book  illustrations from the 1700s to the present.

Famous illustrators: US, UK and European Artists 
Portfolios, illustration work samples, drawings, and paintings.

History of illustration *

Milton’s ”Paradise Lost”
Illustrations by: Gustav Doré, John Martin, John B. Medina, Benard Lens.

Victorian Illustrators
19th century illustration by Millais, Leighton, William Morris and others.

Illustrators of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Artists *

Doré, Gustave. Gustave Dore

Potter, Beatrix. Beatrix Potter

Parrish, Maxfield. Maxfield Parrish
Works by Maxfield Parrish in art museums.

Rackham, Arthur. Arthur Rackham 

Remington, Frederich. Frederic
Frederic Remington Museum

Rockwell, Norman, Norman Rockwell Museum, Vermont.


International Council of Graphic Design Associations. ICOGRADA


Journals *

See also: Design journals and blogs
Graphic Design USA
A monthly magazine featuring people, news, trends and products.

international journal of graphic art and applied art.

The Graphic Design and Publishing Center
An online magazine covering design and publishing, graphics, layout and typography.

How Magazine
Graphic design books, magazines.conferences and competitions.

Print: America’s Graphic Design Magazine

A monthly Internet design webzine produced in Japan.



Articles and advice on logo branding from Logo


Web site design reviews. Websites from a graphics and design viewpoint.


Mermaid art. Beautiful Mermaids
a site about mermaid art that includes lots of myths and folk taleswhich  provide a historical background for the art.

Museums, galleries *

Albertina Museum, Vienna.
The Graphic arts museum and gallery.

Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Design Museum, London.

Neues Museum – Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg

Museum of Arts and Design
A New York museum displaying crafts by American artists. Exhibits include furnishings, glass, and jewelry.

Smithsonian Institution

Victoria and Albert Museum
A great museum of art and design in London.

Vitra Design Museum, Germany.


NetMechanic: Power Tools for Your Web Site

News graphic art news.


Organisations *

AIGA, the professional association for design, is the place design professionals turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research and advance education and ethical practice.

Graphic Artists Guild
Graphic Artists Guild. Founded 1967, Detroit, USA.

The International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda) is the world body for professional graphic design and visual communication.

JAGDA: Japan Graphic Designers Association
Society for Environmental Graphic Design is the global community of people who work at the intersection of communication design and the built environment.

Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)

Under Consideration
Under Consideration is a graphic design enterprise that runs a network of blogs, publishes books, organizes live events and judged competitions, and designs for clients.


Postcards *

Antique postcards.
Information for postcard collectors. Helpful sites, postcard collectors’ web pages, postcard clubs & societies, the world in postcards. From   A to Zee,  a collectors’ web portal.

French postcards. Le Musée de Cartes Postales Anciennes

Paris Pittoresque. A collection of vintage Paris postcards.

India, British India postcards. Worldwide Vintage Postcards

Wikimedia Commons image gallery of vintage postcards.

Wikimedia Commons image gallery of vintage postcards, categorized by country.

Vintage Postcards for Collectors

Posters *

See: Art posters, vintage posters, a guide to websites.

See also to buy a fine art print.
The Italian promotional agency, ENIT, made some enduringly beautiful images, often under the visual spell of Futurism or Art Deco. The ads are collected in “Manifesti Posters: Traveling Around Italy Through Advertising 1895-1960”. The New York Times

Power to the Poster
This project exists to bring people together around a ready supply of well-designed posters that comment on the issues of our time. These 11×17 posters in PDF format are for anyone, anywhere to download, print and post.

Postermania. Vintage posters. 
Postermania specializes in vintage art deco, travel, movie, and propaganda posters from all over the globe.

Posters at the Turn of the Century
Information about poster art in the early 20th century.

Poster art.
Contemporary poster art, vintage poster art. A searchable gallery.

Powers of Persuasion
A collection of World War II propaganda posters from the United States.

Ukiyo-e: The Pictures of the Floating World
A collection of ukiyo-e posters from Japan.

Vintage posters


Online graphic artist community with 3D modeling,Poser Software 3D software 3D content, 3D digital models, 3D computer graphics.

offers graphic professionals an online collaborative environment for working with clients and colleagues that is very effective for telecommuters, working mothers and the like. We would appreciate being listed in your Resources area. Please check us out and let us know how we can work together to reach your members.

Schools and tutorials *

Graphic Design school guide from SenseBox (U.S. and international).

Graphic Design Schools, Colleges and Degree Programs

Top Graphic Arts Design Designer Schools, Web Design Schools

Graphic Design Degrees | Interior Design Courses | Study Online (UK)
The Interactive Design Institute in partnership with Univ. of Hertfordshire offer online courses in Graphic Design, Interior Design, Illustration and Photography.

International Graphic Design Schools and Colleges
The Graphic Design School & College Directory.

Florence Design Academy in Italy.

Online Graphic Design Degree
Online Graphic Design Degree: resources on design tools, graphicvisualizations and color theory.

SIGGRAPH. ACM Annual Convention on Compurer Graphics. 

Skins, themes *

New WordPress Themes

WordPress themes directory.

An online community for art and skin lovers. A large collection of software skins  and desktop wallpapers. DeviantART is an expansive, worldwide community of artists of every age and nationality who create works spanning every medium, every subject and level of talent and skill.


Software *

Software for programmable creative graphic design aimed at graphic designers.

Symbols *

African Symbols: Adinkra and VèVè

The Swastika, Wikipedia entry.
An online encyclopedia of graphic symbols.
A web directory of signs. glyphs and symbols.


Tattoo art, a directory of websites.

3D modelling *

Online graphic artist community with 3D modeling,Poser Software 3D software 3D content, 3D digital models, 3D computer graphics.

The cg artists homepage.3D source for free libraries, downloads and tutorials.

Travel brochures. Graphic Design from the 1920s and 1930s in Travel Ephemera. 

Tutorials *

About Graphic Design.
Tips on becoming a better graphic designer.

Adobe Tutorials.
Pegasus Web Design Resources features free web design, graphic design and Adobe PhotoShop tutorials written by Daniel Piechnick, a professional web designer based in Adelaide, South Australia.

All Graphic Design
Graphic design tutorials, tips and software.

Online Graphic Design Degree
Online Graphic Design Degree: resources on design tools, graphic visualizations and colour theory.

Typography *

See: Typography, a list of websites.


Vintage posters *

See: Vintage posters, a guide to websites.

Web design

See: Web Design
Web designers directory.
E-Commerce & Web Designer Directory: Web Site Design, Ecommerce Services, Internet Marketing, Hosts

Web site design reviews.
Websites from a graphics and design viewpoint. Linkdup