Visual Arts

Transit of the Holidays

Transit of the Holidays

As we transit from Christmas to New Years let's take a look back at some of the images that got left behind. Read More »

Science Fiction Christmas

Science Fiction Christmas

Since this is my last post before Christmas I feel I should at least acknowledge the holiday season. Not everybody celebrates, true, but in this day and age everybody knows about it. So, Christmas is a tradition filled with iconic images, not the le... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

The only book by Ursula Le Guin, outside the Earthsea series, which has received consistent attention from artists and illustrators is The Left Hand of Darkness. Read More »

The Illustrated Dune  (or, Why I Hate Sam Weber)

The Illustrated Dune (or, Why I Hate Sam Weber)

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. Read More »

Science Fiction Bikini

Science Fiction Bikini

Science fiction bikini seems like a simple juxtaposition of words, but examining the phrase reveals much of the cultural and social baggage packed inside. Read More »

Novedades de Noviembre en Hispanoamérica

Novedades de Noviembre en Hispanoamérica

New conventions, conferences, magazine issues & releases Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 5)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 5)

By and large, the illustrators on DeviantArt are far more respectful of how the characters are described by the author, than the professional illustrators responsible for the various cover versions. Read More »

Review: Boilerplate – History’s Mechanical Marvel by Guinan and Bennett

Review: Boilerplate – History’s Mechanical Marvel by Guinan and Bennett

Boilerplate - History's Mechanical Marvel by Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett is a fun, reflective look at of what would’ve, could’ve, and maybe even should’ve been if this robot existed. Read More »

Judging a Book by its Cover: The Jaws That Bite

Judging a Book by its Cover: The Jaws That Bite

Landshark! Some authors aren't happy with their cover art.... Read More »

Review: Steampunk LEGO by Guy Himber

Review: Steampunk LEGO by Guy Himber

Steampunk LEGO by Guy Himber is a visually stimulating look at the creative possibilities within the LEGO world using the innovative theme found in Steampunk. Read More »

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