In this new edition of Illustrating Westeros, we're doing things a little differently and bringing to you a double feature of two long-standing artists in the fandom: Carrie Best and Evolvana. Despite having small galleries of ASOIAF art, both women express the passionate inspiration that the books manifest in artists around the world, and their art reflects a concerted investment in bringing these characters and their stories to life in beautiful detail via their respective styles.
Welcome to another edition of Illustrating Westeros, Carrie and Evolvana. To begin, tell us how you became an artist, and the influences that have shaped your style.
CARRIE: Hi, there! I really appreciate being invited for this interview. It’s such an honor!
My love for drawing and painting started way early in life and, of course, way be