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Ross' style has been compared to that of Norman-Rockwell and he has been praised for his realistic, human depictions of classic comic book characters.
Kroma is an independent online graphic novel written by James Dee with art by John Chester, Sebastien Sanches and James Dee. It tells the story of the kingdom of Kroma, whose people have been divided based on colours
Barsoom. Sooner or later, every artist has to try their hand illustrating Burrough's tales
The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.
Unlike in the olden days when we had to walk barefoot in the snow, uphill, both ways, to find fantasy art, today there are hundreds, if not thousands of online resources to slake your need.
It seems that all good fantasy artists head for Hollywood
Fantasy art is flourishing in the world of gaming
Mr. Jackson on the latest internet blowup. And freedom of expression.
Is there a conspiracy?
Books need covers, but the artistry that goes into creating those covers is getting lost in an avalanche of CGI and stock photography.
Photographic covers are becoming more and more common on book covers, even in the science fiction and fantasy genres
Now we're getting down to it: don't think Bob Heinlein had this in mind when he said that author's competed for "beer money"...
To have one's heart and soul passed over for another can be a devastating thing.
You don't have to be "manly" to paint "manly".
Painting with the values between 0 and 1
Entropy happens whether we want it to or not. Why are we so fascinated with helping it along?
“For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories about the death of kings.” Richard 11, Act 3, Scene 2 Shakespeare knew how...
Sometimes life becomes so strange, so patently absurd, so like a bizarre waking dream that we say it has become surreal.
Here's one technique for wooing your Muse back
Science fiction's worst nightmares come true
A gallery of illustrations for Heinlein's Have Space Suit - Will Travel, (Soon to be a major motion picture?)
The medium is not the message - except sometimes it is.
Don't be scared: the new year is HERE!
As we transit from Christmas to New Years let's take a look back at some of the images that got left behind.
Since this is my last post before Christmas I feel I should at least acknowledge the holiday season. Not everybody celebrates, true, but in...
Frank Herbert's Dune has been a favorite subject for science fiction illustrators for years. Now Sam Weber is about to release a new illustrated edition.
Science fiction bikini seems like a simple juxtaposition of words, but examining the phrase reveals much of the cultural and social baggage packed inside.
Landshark! Some authors aren't happy with their cover art....
Judging books by their covers is made more difficult when the book in question has two titles as does Michael Moorcock's The Silver Warriors
Let's have some fun. Let's live dangerously. Let's run with scissors. Let's open up an umbrella indoors. Lets judge some books by their covers! Judging...