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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.”

I like to combine fantasy with the 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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TigerFantasy Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome gallery! :D Clap 
Nano-Uzami Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Nice use of values all over your paintings :) teach me! XD
artin2007 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
splendid & skillful dark aesthetics....
RatiMaglakelidze Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2017  Professional General Artist
cool gallery 
jeremiahkauffman Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2017  Professional General Artist
I wish you the most wonderful Happy Birthday ever!
Shadowwright Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2017
Happy Birthday!
jeremiahkauffman Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2017  Professional General Artist
Your art work is absolutely beautiful and  mysterious!
morbaa Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome gallery :)
geanera Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2017
Your artwork is excellent... Giger is one of my favourite artists of all times and I can see you have been strongly influenced by his work but prefer your more original stuff. 

Headbang! Keep it up Headbang! 
Markelli Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2017  Professional
Thank you! That is high praise indeed and very much appreciated :)
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