The Adventurers of Ferryport

By Sam Flegal, Oil on Panel, 18×24″, 2015.


The Story of the Art

Every part of Atheles can be dangerous, the streets of any city included. Adventurers can find themselves hiding from magic hating guards while fighting creatures of dark myth below those very streets. Even healing magic is often enough to be burned at the stake.

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About the Artist:


Sam is an independent illustrator and co-host of One Fantastic Week, a weekly webshow about self employed fantasy artists. He also teaches and speaks at numerous conventions, colleges, workshops (including The Fantastic Workshop hosted by 1FW), and other events. Some of the topics Sam covers are salesmanship, art, breaking into the game industry, and succeeding as an independent artist.

In his personal work Sam explores his passion for Norse Mythology, a series called Fateful Signs. Learn more at