As mentioned in an earlier post, I'm at a crossroads again with my blog. I'm still happy with the exterior but the interior, the posts, I think, have reached a plateau in terms of excitement. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy posting "#Art of Fantasy" and I'm not planning to stop anytime soon. Staying with this … Continue reading Blogging and Writing and Polling
A new take on the King Arthur lore. It's different, modernized, and by the looks of it, exaggerated. I don't know if I'll love it but from the trailer alone I feel like I want to like it. I just hope Excalibur isn't going to be a Mjölnir in disguise. Synopsis: The young Arthur runs the … Continue reading King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
I'm embracing classic-back-to-basics fantasy this week. Manuel Castanon is a self-taught artist and freelance illustrator from Mexico who loves epic fantasy and historical realism in equal measures. He has worked for many clients including Paizo, Evil Hat, Games Workshop, Hex, Cryptozoic, and a host of others. Below is a small collection of his awesome art. Enjoy! … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 109: Manuel Castanon
We're going into a different direction this week. Meet Nekro. He calls himself a digital alchemist and hails from Spain. A digital artist with a unique eye and style, Nekro's creations stand out for their desaturated color compositions and baroque designs. It comes as no surprise after viewing his art to learn that his work is … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 108: Nekro
Well, dearest readers, I have a grin on my face that won't go away. I received an email this week from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand (SFFANZ) informing me that "Babylon's Song" has been nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novella. If you recall, three of my stories … Continue reading Babylon’s Song Nominated for Sir Julius Vogel Award!
Because I went fantastically dark and gloomy last week I decided to allow a little light and color this week. Victor Maury is a multi-faceted, multi-award winning artist with an impressive client list that features gaming companies like Riot Games, Wizards of the Coast, Fantasy Flight Games, Merlino Entertainment, and Bifrost Entertainment. Born in France and now living in California, … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 107: Victor Maury
Ömer Tunç is a freelance artist and illustrator from Izmir, Turkey, and almost a complete mystery to me. From his Deviant profile, I learned that his favorite movie is The Big Lebowski, that he loves Game of Thrones, and that his favorite book is The Lord of the Rings. Nothing about his art or the projects … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 106: ÖMER TUNÇ