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Author: Astrid Nielsch

The phoenix remains popular: A symbol of new beginnings, of adversity overcome, and of reinventing oneself, perhaps.
Asni’s Art Blog: Phoenix

Asni’s Art Blog: Phoenix

The phoenix remains popular: A symbol of new begi... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Happy Goat Year!

Asni’s Art Blog: Happy Goat Year!

Happy goat everyone! Year year many fish, ten thou... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Firebird

Asni’s Art Blog: Firebird

The Russian Firebird, a truly magical creature. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Quetzalcoatl

Asni’s Art Blog: Quetzalcoatl

In the next few blogs, I will have a look at magic... Read More »

Censored

Censored

Censorship of images has been much on people's min... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Fireworks

Asni’s Art Blog: Fireworks

What better topic to choose for my New Year's Eve ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

The only book by Ursula Le Guin, outside the Earth... 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 f... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 4)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 4)

In this post, I would like to introduce my own vis... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 3)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 3)

I picked up the animated movie version from Studio... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 2)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 2)

Some of the blunt, knee-jerk assumptions that are ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 1)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 1)

The first thing to note is that there don't appear... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Interview with Fractal Artist Johan Andersson

Asni’s Art Blog: Interview with Fractal Artist Johan Andersson

Johan Andersson is a surreal painter and sculptor ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Supernova

Asni’s Art Blog: Supernova

The artists who have chosen "Supernova" as their t... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Black Hole

Asni’s Art Blog: Black Hole

Black holes represent a deep seated fear of being ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Explosion – Aestheticizing Catastrophe

Asni’s Art Blog: Explosion – Aestheticizing Catastrophe

Explosions in movies are supposed to be "cool". Th... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Exodus

Asni’s Art Blog: Exodus

Desolate cityscapes, future ruins, starships leavi... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Apocalyptic Space Art

Asni’s Art Blog: Apocalyptic Space Art

Space art may have started out as a visualization ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Death and Taxes

Asni’s Art Blog: Death and Taxes

It's that time of the year again: my annual tax re... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Warriors, Hunters, Healers, and Death

Asni’s Art Blog: Warriors, Hunters, Healers, and Death

Meet grandmother Buluku, Ogum the warrior, Oxossi ... Read More »

Asni’s Art  Blog: The Lovely Oxum

Asni’s Art Blog: The Lovely Oxum

Oxum represents all the traditionally feminine val... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Oxalá, Prince of Peace

Asni’s Art Blog: Oxalá, Prince of Peace

I have often wondered to what extent Tolkien might... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Orixas of Fire, Storm and Thunder

Asni’s Art Blog: Orixas of Fire, Storm and Thunder

Male gods of storm and thunder exist in many pagan... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Mother of Waters

Asni’s Art Blog: Mother of Waters

Yemanja, Yemoja, Yemalla, Janaína – the Mother of ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Interview with Tais Teng

Asni’s Art Blog: Interview with Tais Teng

Tais Teng is a well established and prolific scien... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Doctor’s Companions

Asni’s Art Blog: The Doctor’s Companions

Where would the Doctor be without his Companions. ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: His Hotness the Doctor

Asni’s Art Blog: His Hotness the Doctor

The Doctor is hot. No doubt about that: He may hav... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: A Spin in the TARDIS

Asni’s Art Blog: A Spin in the TARDIS

Iconic blue police boxes seem to be every where (a... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Time Travel Photo Album

Asni’s Art Blog: Time Travel Photo Album

Occasionally, I discover my inner German: a series... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Time Artefacts

Asni’s Art Blog: Time Artefacts

Steampunk has brought a fascination with the elabo... Read More »

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