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Amy Brown

Amy Brown

Artist and Painter of Faeries

Copyright 2001 Amy Brown Copyright 2001 Amy Brown
Amy Brown - How it all started.

The following is an extract from the artist's autobiography on her web site.

In 1992 I got a job working as a custom picture framer (which I continued to do for more than 7 years). This was the best step I could have taken toward my eventual career.

Learning to frame art is not only important for the artist (the framing really makes a huge difference), working with mats and frames gives you a better feel for color and texture.

Now, back to the story - after 4 months at the gallery, my boss (now my good friend, Shawn) handed me an empty frame that had been laying around the shop and said "Here, paint something to go inside this frame - maybe a little fairy or something."

I had always had an interest in faeries (ever since I was a small child and my aunt bought me FAERIES by Brian Froud and Allan Lee) but hadn't ever really tried to draw one. So, I went home and did just that.

We put the finished painting out in the shop and a few days later it sold - that was how it all started.

Amy's images are available as stencils from The Fairy Shop
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Book Feature

Some artists featured in Fairy Artists are in Fairies World® produced books, written and presented by David Riche
The Art of Faery with foreword by Brian Froud
Watercolour Fairies an inspirational guide to drawing and painting the fairy realm
World of Faery The follow up to The Art of Faery
500 Fairy Motifs New small-format book, featuring the creations of the best artists working in the US, Europe and Japan.
Further information on each book featured artist

   21st Century Artists
John Arthur Brigid Ashwood Julie Baroh Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Linda Biggs Kristi Bridgeman Amy Brown Hazel Brown
James Browne Walter Bruneel Jacqueline Collen-Tarrolly David Delamare
Meredith Dillman Kate Dolamore Brian Froud Maxine Gadd
Jessica Galbreth Victoria Griffin Marja Lee Kruÿt Virginia Lee
Marcel LorAnge Myrea Pettit Natalia Pierandrei
Stephanie Pui-Mun Law Linda Ravenscroft Charles van Sandwyk
Wenche Skjøndal Mary Baxter St Clair Paulina Stuckey Jane Sullivan
Ryu Takeuchi Kim Turner Melissa Valdez Josephine Wall
Maria J William Katharina Woodworth

   Artists of the Past
Cicely Mary Barker Rene Cloke Edmund Dulac John Anster Fitzgerald
Peg Maltby Ida Rentoul Outhwaite Arthur Rackham Margaret Tarrant
Sulamith Wulfing Ann Mari Sjögren

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