Melissa A Benson (@nightmareartist)
Melissa A. Benson, owner of Ranting Centaur Studios, is an illustrator and fine artist with a colorful, realistic style. She paints Pagan subjects along with the fantasy art she has done for the gaming industry for years. Decorative accents to artwork on her print-on-demand sites are designed and added digitally. She has been creating quality artwork for over twenty-five years. Her work is primarily in a mixed media of oils and colored pencils. High contrast black and white work is done in multi-weight graphite pencil and charcoal on halftone paper, and large pieces are done completely in oils.