We haven't posted many updates lately because there is always art to be made. If you need a good fantasy fix, check out Carnival Row on Amazon Prime.
A growing population of mythological immigrant creatures struggles to coexist with humans after the creatures' exotic homelands are invaded by the empires of man. The creatures are forbidden to live, love or fly with freedom, but hope lives in darkness. Human detective Rycroft "Philo" Philostrate and a refugee faerie, Vignette Stonemoss, rekindle a dangerous affair despite being in an increasingly intolerant society. Vignette has a secret that endangers Philo's world during his most important case yet -- a string of gruesome murders threatening the uneasy peace of the Row.
It's got great dark undertones to this series, lots of interesting characters and feeling. Since you have nothing better to do. Check it out.
Separately, thirteen mystical Artifacts will guide the fate of the Universe. Together, thirteen Artifacts will end the Universe. When a mysterious antagonist kidnaps, Hope, the daughter of Sara Pezzini and Jackie Estacado, Armageddon is put into motion. Starring virtually every character in the Top Cow Universe, this is a series for diehard fans and new readers alike.
Written by Top Cow Universe architect Ron Marz (Witchblade, Magdalena) and featuring art by Michael Broussard (The Darkness).
Here is the link to read the first 5 issues of Artifact a fantasy Comic Book for free.
As we have said before, this new film looks stunning. So, now we have the second trailer out before the film is released on Netflix at the end of this month 8-30-19. If you missed the first trailer, catch it here.
When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and try to save their world.
Our friend David Petersen, the creator of the comic Mouse Guard was super excited when his story got optioned for film. There was a lot of pre-production work done on this movie recently which was all cut short when Disney bought 21st Century Fox. He was expecting the movie to continue, but sadly it didn't make it. See below for the beginning of this article and then click the link to the entire read over at Deadline.
Article by Mike Fleming Jr.
A little over ten weeks after Deadline broke the stunning news in April that Disney had canceled his epic $170 million animated film Mouse Guard two weeks before production began, director Wes Ball this week seemed to reconcile that his dream project was really over, at least for now.
He has been fighting over two months to find a new home for the film, but earlier this week he tweeted: “Yes sadly, its true. Our #mouseguard movie is dead.
Below is a demo video clip of the animation that could have been, and it is stunning.
For hundreds of years most of Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks were hidden from the public. They were seen only by historians ans specialty collectors. If you've ever wondered what was going on in his mind, the best place to start are his collection of renaissance notebooks with his inventions and ideas.
This is a great resource tool for anyone interested in his work including his original ideas for the airplane, helicopter, parachute, submarine and the automobile.
Conan Exiles is an open-world survival game set in the brutal lands of Conan the Barbarian. Survive in a savage world, build your kingdom, and dominate your enemies in brutal combat and epic warfare.
Start with nothing but your bare hands and forge the legacy of your clan, building anything a small home to gigantic fortresses and entire cities. Wage war using swords, bows, siege weapons, and even take control of giant avatars of the gods and lay waste to enemy cities.
Explore a vast, seamless world full of challenge and opportunity. Hunt animals for resources, slay monsters for treasure, and delve deep underground to discover the secrets of ancient civilizations.
Check out the trailer below:
It looks really cool from an artistic standpoint. Apparently the developers are a small group of artists. Here is a little more info.
A game prototype made by 6 core developers over the course of 12 months. We strive to create a fantastical world full of mysteries and wonders for players to explore and build, together.
Dream it Games.
Artist and author Minna Sundberg created a beautiful illustration called the Tree of Language. A tree is often used as a metaphor for language and the origins of language but usually aren't too interesting.
Mina's version is amazing and detailed just like her two comics that she wrote and illustrated. You can purchase a poster of this tree of language here. Here is more info on the language itself.
Here first comic titled "A Redtail's Dream" can be found here, and you can read it online.
And her most recent work is titled "Stand Still, Stay Silent" can be found here and you can read it online.
They are both beautifully written and illustrated.