Knight on WarHorse

Knight on War Horse

Brave Knight on a relentless quest,
For crown, kingdom and the rest!


Adrian Shaw illustrates works of fantasy and also specialises in design work which can be seen at

-Wedding of Adrian & Angela

-Adrian with first 1 year old son Ethan

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Born in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea in 1974 is where Adrian lived his childhood for 11 years, after which he and his family moved to Australia in 1982. Adrian has been fascinated with the fantasy genre since childhood, inspired by some of the great artists and art books he had collected.

Listed below is what Adrian believes sparked his imagination to draw and create to what it is today to share with you, enjoy!

1983 Talisman - Board Game (1st & 2nd edition illustrated board game.)
1984 Ultima IV: Quest for the Avatar - Commodore 64 Game
1985 The Goonies – Movie

Artists Inspiration:

Patrick Woodroffe – Illustration Book published in 1986 titled Mythopoeikon
(Adrian’s first art book his brother had purchased.)

Larry Elmore – Illustrator for the Dragon Lance Books

Boris Vallejo – Fantasy and Science Fiction Artist

Unless specified, all contents of were created and is maintained by Adrian Shaw, with the assistance of his partner Angela.


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