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Marc Potts
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United Kingdom
About Marc Potts

Marc Potts is a fantasy artist and occasional author, whose visionary art has received wide acclaim through the exposure of his work on book and magazine covers. His work is an attempt to merge the natural and the supernatural, often with a nod towards the macabre and the bizarre.

” I was born in London in 1963 and I am a self-taught artist, so that means I am always learning and re-learning.

“Folklore and mythology play a large part in both my artwork and my writing, whether I’m writing and illustrating my own inventions for the sheer hell of it and the pure joy of creating, or whether I’m working to a brief for a commissioned piece of work. I am an avid devourer of all things folkloric, tales from all over the world, and I am always reading, scribbling notes in books or doodling as the inspiration takes hold.”

“I usually have a few paintings, and maybe a couple of stories, on the go at any one time. Occasionally the inspiration for a new picture is so fierce and consuming, that I’ll temporarily drop everything else just to get it down, start to finish.”

More recently I have started to create digital art, and my subject matter and style has varied and expanded with this. I still combine fantasy and the slightly macabre, and always come back to an element of myth, legend and the folkloric. My art strays from the from the natural world to the un-natural, and even occasionally dipping into the dark urban and alien.

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Mock1ngb1rd Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015
                               Happy Birthday!
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D          Singing         Fun cake        Dance!          Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D
      I wish you all the best and a fantastic day!
JPMNeg Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015

I hope you have a great Birthday! 

KevPask Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, have a great day, Happy Birthday!
Ploopie Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015   Digital Artist
Happy Birthday! :happy birthday:
GiovyLoCa Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Professional General Artist
Happy birthday! :iconpinklilyplz:
Jompie Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015
Happy birthday by Jompie
krisbuzy Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great gallery!
GraceCRH Featured By Owner May 11, 2015  Professional General Artist
Amazing work! Oops!  Gratz! Clap 
Napper5565 Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome gallery mate, added to my watch.
LoByteSo Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome Markelli, :wave:
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