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Bad Science Fiction and Fantasy Art

Bad Science Fiction and Fantasy Art

In order to understand what makes really good science fiction and fantasy art, you have to look at a few pieces of bad science fiction and fantasy art. Read More »

Dragon

Dragon

Smaug the Golden: Conversation with Smaug, by J. R. R. Tolkien. Nothing spells “Fantasy” as clearly as the image of a dragon does. And isn’t it strange that every one of us will have a fairly good idea of what a dragon looks like, e... 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 »