Today Is Appreciate a Dragon Day!

I collect dragons. So today is a special day for me. 🙂 Actually, this is the first time I’ve even heard of it. But, in honor of the day, I shot a short video of a sample of my dragon collection. The plush dragons are on the other side of the room and my dragon […]

Trash Becomes Art with a Genre Twist

About two weeks ago, I increased the length of my morning walk by adding another block. There was this one house along the way that kind of caught my eye because the fence along the sidewalk was lined by unusual cacti and strange faces coming out of the ground. Kind of creepy. And then, a […]

Madonna Wears Genre Coloured Glassess

The other day I started watching Madonna videos on YouTube and I noticed something: Many of them had a genre sensibility. I would embed them to share with you, but embedding has been disabled, so I’ll just send you off to YouTube to see for yourself. “Frozen” The video for this song features Madonna […]

Jelly Art in Tennessee

I’ll always remember the first time I saw living jellyfish. I was on a field trip out on Monterey Bay for one of my biology classes. The boat went through a school of them and we could see them just below the surface. It was truly surreal. It looked like someone had put a large […]

The Art of Science

It has come to my attention that a number of artists are using science as an inspiration for art, and not in the traditional way that illustrators of science fiction novels have for decades. No, these artists are using science as an integral part of their body of work. Take for example, “Angel of the […]

Yikes! How Time Flies

I can’t believe that the New Year and two weeks have passed without a single post from me! Yikes. Worst yet, I’ve been sitting on info you could have been using. Mea culpa. Anyway, better in at the last minute than never, eh? The following art show ends tomorrow. Go to for more information. […]

Are You a Designer or Sculptor?

Then you might be interested in the annual Hugo Award Base Design Competition. Although the silver rocket stays the same every year — identifying the award as a Hugo — the base upon which the rocket is mounted changes with each Worldcon. If you’re interested, you better hurry with your design. It is due by […]

Check Out Some Spooky Art This Month

The spooky art of Ben Strawn will be on display at Hyaena Gallery Oct. 1 through Oct. 15. “Strawn has been making a name for himself with his ink illustrations and painted work, offering a unique voice with a nostalgic flair,” says gallery owner Bill Shafer. The exhibit is called “Welcome to Bedlam” and the […]