Who is Jorge Benedito? I don't rightly know. I know he is from Spain and that he is the Lead Artist of a game development company, possibly MercurySteam. I know that his work on Castlevania received critical acclaim. Castlevania is a multi-generational video game series developed and published by Konami. The franchise was first released … Continue reading Art of Fantasy 125: Jorge Benedito
And #Art of Fantasy is back this week! I have a sneaking suspicion that I like artists from Poland. I feature a lot of them, unintended, of course. But as I look at those previous entries, I find the art similar in tone. Dark and atmospheric and in some cases seemingly inspired by nightmares. And … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 124: Piotr Jabłoński
#Art of Fantasy is on hiatus this week due to looming deadlines. We are hard at work on Interspecies: Volume 2, and the first drafts of our stories are due next week. I'll have the regular art post ready for you next week but for this week I leave you with a painting by Mist … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy on Hiatus This Week
"Babylon's Song" did not win the 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novella. Yes, I am sad. It would have been nice to have won but such is life. For those readers who nominated "Babylon's Song," thank you. It's because of you that my novella was shortlisted and for that, I am eternally thankful. At … Continue reading LexiCon 2017: Done and Dusted!
I thought I'd shake things up a bit this week, given how wayward May had been and given the peculiar whispers about June. I have previously featured an artist who combines different mediums to create a hybrid type of art. Back then I stated I am not a fan of photoshopped "fantasy" save for a … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 123: Carlos Quevedo
It's just after 4 a.m. Thursday morning here in New Zealand, and I am supposed to write because I have a 16 June deadline for four stories for Interspecies: Volume 2. And yet I am not writing. My thoughts are rampant and noisy and I can't seem to quieten them. In truth, I find myself … Continue reading Bundled Emotions