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HP7.2 Week: Amazing Harry Potter 3D Paper Art

HP7.2 Week: Amazing Harry Potter 3D Paper Art

Artist Brittney Lee has designed two amazing works of 3-D papercraft art featuring Harry Potter.  Introduction to the Owlry and Expecto Patronum used cut out pieces of layered paper to recreate famous scenes from the novels. There is a certain electric energy in these pieces that really capture the storybook quality of the series. You can also […]

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Kingdom Come and a Comics Renaissance

'Kingdom Come' was a reaction to the current state of comics. The term 'super-hero' is a misnomer. It's more as though 'super-human' is the proper term for contemporary 'super-hero' characters, because 'hero' denotes some sense of ethics. And you won’t find ethics in your average comic book.
Alex Ross, Comic Book Artist and Creator, 1997

In many respects, Kingdom Come was the wake-up call the comic book industry needed in the 1990s.  The characters that defined the rebels at Image Comics had spread their influence over Marvel and DC–and not in a good way.  Sales were in the dump and the future of the industry was being called into question. […]

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8-Bit Youth

8-Bit Youth

Click the image above for the full painting. We got our first Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) when my brother and I were in the second grade.  Kyle won it in a raffle at our elementary school’s fall festival.  Life was never the same.  Our uncle had bought a system about a year or so before, […]

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Dynamic Duo… Or Should I Say Trinity?

Dynamic Duo… Or Should I Say Trinity?

Click the image above for a look at the full print. I may just have to purchase this novel little print from the local artists at Print Mafia.  The aptly titled Jesus Robin would go nicely with the Batgirl and Catwoman set. I guess we know who Batman would be in this case.

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Oh, Yes, It Will Be Mine

Oh, Yes, It Will Be Mine

It has been a longstanding dream of mine to own an original piece of Alex Ross artwork. The major thing standing in the way is the pricetag, as many of his works are in the $10,000 or greater price range. If I had to pick one creation, though, for which to save it would be […]

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Robot Art!

Robot Art!

Click the image above to view the full painting. A word of thanks to my dear friend Gail Hiles for this lovely gift of art in celebration of Elliott’s birth.  The painting is titled “The Van Biomimetic Family Singers” and is by Bowling Green artist Sarah Fricks.  You can check out more of her art […]