Evan was fortunate enough to be able to sit down with several up and coming artists to talk about where they came from. They all have at least three things in common: They're human, they're extremely talented, and they're women.
Deviant Art: http://markiwolfson.deviantart.com/
Deviant Art: http://lexamoosa.deviantart.com/
Deviant Art: http://stuck-in-tree.deviantart.com/