I am no artist. I never desired to be one, until I saw some of the best historical hand painted figures in internet. Then I realized that this type of works can bring history back to life and my fascination with the field began.
I am however, a hard core historian, and I am always paying attention to how accurate things are (uniforms, helmets, swords, etc.. ) and I follow artists on this site because I enjoy very much their works.
Occasionally, and if I can afford, I like to buy some of the works for my shelfs.