Fantasy Artist - Maria Murphy


Maria Murphy is mainly a self-taught, Irish artist & photographer. Her work has been published in books, book covers & licensed by companies. The main themes in Maria's artwork are the spirit realm to the whimsically strange and her artwork is best described as atmospheric, dark & eerie. Her inspiration comes from other artists, fantasy films, everyday life & death!  

Mediums Used


Photomanipulation and photography

  • Canon EOS 80D, Camera
  • Corel, Paint Shop Pro, Software 2006-2024
  • Photomanipulation


Traditional Mediums:

  • Faber Castell-Polychromos-Colored Pencils
  • Pencils
  • Oils

Past Clients


Book Cover Artwork

  • Halloween Love, Spells by Christy Leigh Stewart. USA. View >
  • Freeing The Heart (A tribute to Michael Jackson) by Gerri Stone. USA. View >


Art Contributor

  • The Holy Rosary Mother Angelica & The Nuns DVD. EWTN TV Channel. USA. View >
  • Harvests of New Millennium. Volume 1. 2008 by India. View >
  • Harvests of New Millennium. Volume 2. 2009 by India. View >
  • Play "N" Trade, California, USA. View >

Selling Artist with the following online stores

Proud Member 

Elfwood is no longer in operation but it is where I fell in love with fantasy art. It was a great place for fantasy writers to share their stories & artists to display their fantasy art. It was a great art community for beginners and professionals. I really miss that place!