Artwork

First and foremost I’m an artist- and I hope you’ll agree. Although most of my time will always be dedicated to Surreal Orange I do have a giant folder of unfinished art that I’d love to finish off. So this will be where those occasional bits find their way into the world, along with any doodles or artistic side projects and the like.

Old Man on the Mountain
Old Man on the Mountain by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2009 Another oldie! 🙂 Chill. This is my
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Mr. Toad
Mr. Toad by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2016 Is he kinda creepy? I mean- I guess it all
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Out of the Gutter
My first little clip from way back in 2003 when I was teaching myself 3d Studio MAX.
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At the Train Station
(I looked to my left.) Dream inspired. Like- right out of the dream. I saw this. At the Train Station
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Crystal Scarab
Crystal Scarab by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2013
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Feed Your Head
Feed Your Head by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2013
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Watcher II
Watcher II (Sphinx) by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2013 A combination of dream inspired and mood piece. What
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Gargoyle
Gargoyle by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2013 There’s a bit of me that’s always up there. Watching. Wondering.
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Truth
Truth by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2013 Kind of a visual poem about truth. I ran with it.
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The Imagine Wind
The Imagine Wind by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2010 More and more I find myself shifting towards the
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Lucid
Lucid by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2010 Another visionary piece. As always with these, I’ve got as good
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Escape
Escape by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2010 As with most of my work this was an image that
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Opium
Opium by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2009 It might very well be a trap, but if you enjoy
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Horizon Dream
Horizon Dream by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2008 Another image that just popped into my head and demanded
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Sorceress III
Sorceress III by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2007 I find that certain combinations of genre work perfectly- fantasy
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Huntress
Huntress by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2007 Its a particularly hot wasteland. But in the fantasy world, does
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D’Ryl
My alter ego- or at least one of them. He’s an angry fellow and doesn’t speak much. When his lower
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Faeries!
And yes- We can’t leave out the faeries!!! Sleepy Faerie by J. Matthew Root – Digital Image 2007 Dawn comes
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Tiny Dragons!!!
Need I say more? They’re cute and deadly! Whats not to love?
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Dream II
Dream II by J. Matthew Root 24×36″ Oil on canvas 2003 This image came to me in a dream after
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Future?
Future? by J. Matthew Root 24×30″ Oil on panel 1998. Wandering through the aftermath… This basically started off as an
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In the beginning: Fantasy Paintings
This is where it all started for me. When I went to college my goal was to become a fantasy
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