Author: Astrid Nielsch

The Architects of the Future

The Architects of the Future

Hieronymus Bosch meets Space Art: Different world – different time, by Hapsat Abuta – Caucasian-eagle on DeviantArt In my last blog, I featured the work of artists who have, in their own different ways, imagined what it might be like to look at... Read More »

Gazing at Alien Skies

Gazing at Alien Skies

Gazing at an alien sky: (No title) by Anatoly Muschenko – TolyanMy on DeviantArt Have you ever wondered what it might be like to look at an alien sky? The sky of a planet whose atmosphere has a different chemical composition to that on Earth, resulti... Read More »

Unicorn

Unicorn

I’ve wanted to leave the realms of fantasy behind this time, and move on into the vastness of open space, but then this came up: The Hobbit and the Unicorn? — Combined sketch by Alan Lee and John Howe, for Robin’s Relief Fund –... Read More »

Art + Fandom ≠ Fan Art, part II: Images of Galadriel

Art + Fandom ≠ Fan Art, part II: Images of Galadriel

Well it looks like I put my foot right into it in my previous post! Several people objected to my definition of the term “Fan Art”. They felt that it was not in accordance with how “Fan Art” has historically been defined and u... Read More »

Art + Fandom ≠ Fan Art: Definitions

Art + Fandom ≠ Fan Art: Definitions

Before I get properly rolling with this blog, I thought it might be worth taking a moment to stake out the territory I plan to cover. This website, and these blogs, are all about fandom, and so it might be expected that the art I am posting here will... Read More »

Smaug the Golden - Sunila Sen Gupta

Hobbit Art – Before the Movie (well, almost)

Kia ora and welcome to my new Visual Arts blog on Amazing Stories! First up, let's have some Hobbit art. Let me state this outright: I am not going to try to determine who is the "greatest artist" in the fandom. I am not particularly interested in w... Read More »

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