Photograph by    Amanda Lynn Photography

Amanda Makepeace is an award winning fantasy and science fiction illustrator. Her career in art began more than a decade ago while living abroad in the UK. In recent years, Amanda has worked with independent authors, small publishers, and game companies. She has illustrated the covers for Hugo nominated fiction anthologies and numerous genre fiction. Her art has appeared in ENnie Award winning rpg games. Through her art, she explores mythology, magical beings, our connection to the planet, and even distant worlds.

Amanda is a regular at Fantasy and SciFi conventions in the southeast, and an award winner at JordanCon, DragonCon, ChattaCon, and LibertyCon. Her cover illustration for Diabolical Plots Year 3 won a Chesley Award in 2019 for Best Cover of a Paperbook/eBook. She is a member and administrator of the Changeling Artist Collective and the co-founder and administrator of the Bird Whisperer Project. When she's not in the studio, she can be found reconnecting with nature and the woods that inspired her as a child. 


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