September 19th, 2005

red panda eating bamboo

fat-positive science fiction/fantasy art

Some images NWS (but the page linked below is WS).

It's sort of "If Boris Vallejo were an FA" (or as one guestbook comment put it, "Boris Vallejo meets Robert Crumb") but the women are depicted as powerful and decisive, not as reactive or assistive.

Many but not all of the images depict ultra-muscularity. A woman who posted about it on a mailing list I read commented that she doesn't often see depictions of fat women who are muscular, and that many of us fat people have lots of muscles under our fat layers so it's nice to see depictions that convey that. I concur.

(Update: It appears the artist has an LJ: jebriodo)