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
Today I want to introduce you to the Canadian artist, Remko Troost. Remko is a veteran in the games industry with over 15 years of making great art. He is a Senior Concept Artist at Ubisoft Montreal and has worked on projects like Far Cry 3, Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed Unity, and a host of other … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 122: Remko Troost
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