Nov 122013
 
Star Trek: the Art of Juan Ortiz Exhibit

PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA PRESENTS   STAR TREK: THE ART OF JUAN ORTIZ  SPECIAL GALLERY EXHIBIT NOVEMBER TO JANUARY IN BEVERLY HILLS  Official Los Angeles Opening Wednesday, November 20  WHAT: The Paley Center for Media is partnering with CBS Consumer Products to present the Los Angeles premiere gallery exhibition of Star Trek: the Art of Juan Ortiz.  Star Trek: [… read more]

Oct 202013
 
Awesome Inner Workings of Video Games

The Awesome Inner Workings of Video Games by Arie Kaplan is published by Lerner Publications and is great for kids 10-14 (as well as some of us older kids interested in the inner workings of video games too). Book Description Gamers, beware—your video games can think for themselves! Ever wondered what’s inside the plastic of your video game [… read more]

Dec 142012
 
The Tolkien Years of the Brothers Hildebrandt

I just got my paws on this book and it is gorgeous! I remember the calendars as a kid. I loved the animated Hobbit movie and found the artwork in the Hildebrandt calendars to be just as fascinating to me as the cartoon was, if not more so (I know I am dating myself here.) This is not [… read more]

Dec 082012
 
Review: Art Models 7 Dynamic Figures for the Visual Arts

First let’s preface this with a warning, this is an artist’s modeling book. There is nudity in this book. That is what artists do when making life drawings. They use live (and most often nude models). Not every artist, especially those starting out, can afford to hire live models. That’s where this series of books [… read more]

Steampunk Exhibit at PSU Berks

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Mar 042011
 
Steampunk Exhibit at PSU Berks

Finally made it to the Steampunk exhibit at Penn State Berks Campus at the Freyberger Gallery. Sorry but the exhibit is now over, but it was pretty good. A few minor things but all in all I like the pieces shown. My favorite piece was the Spudnik Steampunk Mr. Potatohead and his time capsule by Miss Sarah [… read more]

Copious Amounts Press Launches Customizable Comics

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Jan 212011
 
Copious Amounts Press Launches Customizable Comics

CREATE YOUR OWN COMIC-BE THE HERO, SAVE THE WORLD! Copious Amounts Press Launches Customizable Comics Everyone whose ever dreamed of starring in their own comic book will be thrilled to hear Copious Amounts Press has just launched Copious Productions, a custom comics division. To take part in this exciting new adventure, all you have to [… read more]