#Art of Fantasy 121: Nuare Studio

Instead of a single artist, I am showcasing a studio of artists this week. I don't know the circumstances of their formation but it happened in 2006. I can only imagine that it's not unlike a group of authors combining their powers in a joint effort to harness the power of their creativity and function … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 121: Nuare Studio

#Art of Fantasy 120: Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

Woohoo! Post #120! This week's Art of Fantasy feels extra special. You'll probably recognize this week's artist from the work he did on God of War and Ghost Recon games. Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña is from Spain and is a hybrid artist, using both traditional and CG mediums specializing in historical, fantasy, and science fiction illustrations. He … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 120: Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

Finally! #BladeRunner2049 Trailer

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been … Continue reading Finally! #BladeRunner2049 Trailer

Pulptastic StoryHack, Issue Zero is Here!

I want to introduce you to a new up-and-coming literary magazine this week. StoryHack Action & Adventure is a modern-day pulp magazine that celebrates pulse-pounding fiction that is fun to read and crosses the genre divide in creative ways. Publisher and editor, Bryce A Beattie's goal is to develop the magazine into a pro-rate paying market. … Continue reading Pulptastic StoryHack, Issue Zero is Here!

#Art of Fantasy 119: Chris Cold

My Art of Fantasy artist this week paints with darkness and brings to life stories from the world below where nameless creatures of forgotten lore dwell. They seek liberation, these vile beasts from the Void. They want to enter the light and stain it with their rot. Beware! Digital painter, Chris Cold lives in Los … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 119: Chris Cold

#Art of Fantasy 118: Jakub Rebelka

Polish artist, Jakub Rebelka works as a freelance illustrator and comics creator. He specializes in both digital and traditional mediums and has created illustrations for games like The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and Shadow Warrior.  My understanding is that he is working with writer Yohan Radomski on a fantasy graphic novel titled City of Dogs. Jakub … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 118: Jakub Rebelka

Obscure Tales: The Horned Demon and the Magic Sword (Part 2)

Fūlād-zereh was no fairy tale monster. Nor was he a forgotten myth though his origin and true nature had become lost in the labyrinth of ancient history. The great demon possessed immense physical strength and was massive in stature. Described as grotesque and obsidian black, from his high forehead jutted two dark horns that swept … Continue reading Obscure Tales: The Horned Demon and the Magic Sword (Part 2)