Tuesday, September 19, 2017

#CoolArt: 'Autumn Charm' by Glenn Arthur

'Autumn Charm' by Glenn Arthur, a new print release from Rhino Barking Sparrow.

9" x 12" giclée print on Cold-Press Natural Heavy Fine Art 340gsm paper in a timed edition for $25.

On sale Tuesday September 19 at 9am PT until 9am PT Thursday September 21.

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#CoolArt: 'Father John Misty at Philadelphia' by Tara McPherson

'Father John Misty at Philadelphia' by Tara McPherson, a print release through the Cotton Candy Machine.

18" x 24" 5 colour screen print in a signed and numbered Regular edition of 200 for $50, and a signed and numbered Variant edition of 30 for $75.

On sale Tuesday September 19 at 12pm ET.

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Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#CoolArt: 'Princess Diana of Themyscira' by Alice X Zhang

'Princess Diana of Themyscira' by Alice X Zhang, an officially licensed 'Wonder Woman' print release through Bottleneck Gallery.

22" x 14" giclee print in a numbered limited edition of 100 for $50.

On sale Tuesday September 19 at 12pm ET.

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#CoolArt: 'Society' by Matt Ryan Tobin

'Society' by Matt Ryan Tobin, a new officially licensed print release from Mad Duck Posters.

24" x 36" 6 colour screen print in a Regular edition of 125 for $65, and a Variant edition of 75 for $85.

On sale Wednesday September 20 at 12pm ET.

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Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#CoolArt: 'The Wind In The Willows' by Peter Diamond

'The Wind In The Willows' by Peter Diamond, a new print release by Black Dragon Press, in collaboration with Mondo.

18" x 36" screen print on 150 gsm Cougar Smooth Opaque White paper in a limited UK Variant edition of 60 for £50 available from Black Dragon Press on Tuesday September 19 at 5pm UK, and a US Variant edition of 40 for $65 available from Mondo at a random time on the same day.

UK Edition
US Variant Edition

#CoolArt: 'Princess Mononoke' by Rico Jr

'Princess Mononoke' by Rico Jr, a new and debut print release from Pop Cult Art.

24" x 18" 9 colour screen print in a limited edition of 150 for £40.

On sale at a random time Thursday September 21. Follow them on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the on sale announcement.

Go here to buy.

Pop Cult Art are also giving you the chance to win the print as part of a giveaway. Just sign up to their mailing list before 6pm UK on Thursday September 21 to be in for a chance of winning.

Go here to sign up.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Darth Maul' by Iain McCaig

'Darth Maul' concept art by Iain McCaig.


Monday, September 18, 2017

#CoolArt: 'Enchantress' by Audrey Kawasaki

'Enchantress' by Audrey Kawasaki, a print release from Static Medium.

18" x 18" (including ⅛" white border) giclée print on Moab Entrada 290gsm Cotton Rag paper, in a signed open edition for $90.

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#CoolArt: 'The Big Lebowski' by The Bureau of Print Research And Design

'The Big Lebowski' by The Bureau of Print Research And Design, originally available at special 'Lebowski Tap Party' screening of the film at The Logan Theatre in Chicago, hosted by Galerie F on September 15 2017.

18" x 24" 4 colour screen print in a numbered limited edition of 100.

On sale Monday September 18 at 2pm CT.



#CoolArt: 'Queens Of The Stone Age at Columbus, OH' by Brian Ewing

'Queens Of The Stone Age at Columbus, OH' by Brian Ewing.

18" x 24" 4 colour screen print in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100 for $40, a signed and numbered Foil Variant of 20 for $100, and a signed and numbered Pulp Variant edition of 10 for $100.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Foil Variant Edition
Pulp Variant Edition

#CoolArt: 'You Are Doing Amazing' by Suzi Kemp

'You Are Doing Amazing' by Suzi Kemp, a new timed print release from Skull & Heart.

12" x 12" high quality digital print on 300 gsm Tintoretto Gesso paper in a signed, numbered and embossed timed edition for £20.

The timed release period is from September 13 until October 13 2017.

All profits from the sales of the prints will be donated to two chosen charities:
  • Mind, one of the leading charities in the UK who are championing the open discussion around mental health issues, with their aim being to provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing mental health problems, they campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
  • Dogs On The Streets (DOTS) London, the first independent voluntary ran street project that protects, cares and supports all street dogs covering the Borough of Westminster, Camden, Shoreditch, East and parts of North London.


#CoolArt: 'Suicide Mission' by Wisnu Tan

'Suicide Mission' by Wisnu Tan, inspired by 'Game Of Thrones'.

A3 sized print on splendorgel or art carton 230 gsm paper (depending on papers stock availability) for £15.

Available for pre-order until Monday October 2 2017.

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Book Review: 'The Obelisk Gate' by NK Jemisin

I enjoyed the first book in this 'Broken Earth' trilogy (my review here), and the same goes for the next in the series. A solid follow up that builds on the previous and sets up events ready for the third.

After the events of 'The Fifth Season', 'The Obelisk Gate' continues where we left off with Essun in the comm Castrima coming face to face with Alabaster, and learning more about the obelisks and other magic, settling as best she can into the comm headed by Ykka.

'The Fifth Season' was all about Essun's story, so in 'The Obelisk Gate', we get to find out about her daughter, Nassun's story. We discover more about the family relationship between daughter, mother and father, as we delve into her childhood a bit with some flashbacks that include Orogeny training with her mother, and we also find out the reasoning behind why her father Jija did what he did to her baby brother in the first book and why he took Nassun with him as he flees south. During the journey with her father, Nassun, is torn between the love and fear of Jija, whose anger and hatred towards orogenes is sometimes taken out on her. We also see some of her schooling in Orogeny once they meet Schaffa and enter the comm at Jekity.

The story focuses more between the mother - daughter viewpoints, each strong minded women, yet also appearing emotionally conflicted at times as they struggle with what they must do in the situations they find themselves in. The characters, and not just the main players, are well crafted by Jemisin too, making the world of The Stillness seem real and well-rounded. Ykka, Tonkee, Hoa, Schaffa and more are all excellent!

This series so far feels like a refreshing change in the fantasy genre and is right up there with Brandon Sanderson's 'Mistborn' trilogy for me, which I've also really enjoyed, as they're not your average fantasy series filled with your typical tropes. With the characters, the different style of narration (Essun's POV is still in the second person), the use of magic, the world building, etc. It's no wonder Jemisin won a second consecutive Hugo Award for best novel with this entry. I'm certainly looking forward to the 'The Stone Sky' and the conclusion of the trilogy.

****/5

#CoolArt: 'Queens Of The Stone Age' Concert Posters by Rhys Cooper

'Queens Of The Stone Age' concert posters by Rhys Cooper.

12" x 36" 6 colour screen prints, with metallic inks, on heavy paper stock in signed and numbered AP editions of 295 (less available online) for $50 each.

On sale Tuesday September 19 at 12pm PT.

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#ArtOfTheDay: 'Final Fantasy VII' by Gonzalo Ordóñez Arias (Genzoman)

'Final Fantasy VII' by Gonzalo Ordóñez Arias (Genzoman)




Friday, September 15, 2017

#CoolArt: 'Glaurung And Nienor by Donato Giancola

'Glaurung And Nienor by Donato Giancola, for Every Day Original.

11" x 14" Watercolour Pencil and Chalk on Toned Paper, matted to 16" x 20" for $500.

On sale Friday September 15 at 12.30pm ET.

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#CoolArt: 'Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice' Print From Ninja Theory

'Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice' print available through Ninja Theory, the publisher of the video game.

A3 digital giclee print on 308gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper in a numbered limited edition of 50 for £125, or £175 framed.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Equanimity' by Jennifer Healy

'Equanimity' by Jennifer Healy, a new print release from Rhino Barking Sparrow.

14" x 14" giclee print,on Cold-Press Natural Heavy Fine Art 340gsm paper in a hand numbered and embossed Regular edition of 25 for $50, with numbers 1-10 hand embellished for $70.

On sale Friday September 15 at 9am PT.

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#CoolArt: 'The Phantom Of The Opera' by Phantom City Creative

'The Phantom Of The Opera' by Phantom City Creative, officially licensed prints in collaboration with Chaney Entertainment Inc.

12″ x 36″ screen prints, in signed and numbered limited editions of 75 for $45, and a black and white Variant edition of 50 for $65.

On sale Friday September 15 at 12pm ET

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'The Phantom Of The Opera: Red Death' by Phantom City Creative
'The Phantom Of The Opera' (Regular Edition) by Phantom City Creative
'The Phantom Of The Opera' (Variant Edition) by Phantom City Creative

#CoolArt: 'Over The Garden Wall' Prints by Sam Wolfe Connelly & George Bletsis

Officially licensed 'Over The Wall' prints available from Mondo.
  • Sam Wolfe Connelly's print is an 18" x 24" screen print in a hand numbered limited edition of 275 for $45.
  • George Bletsis' print is an 18" x 24" screen print, in a hand numbered limited edition of 225 for $45.
On sale Friday September 15 at 12pm CT,

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by Sam Wolfe Connelly
by George Bletsis

#CoolArt: 'Fade' by RELM

'Fade' by RELM, a new limited print release by The Peoples Print Shop.

12" x 16" giclée print in a limited edition of 30 for $39.95 or $149.95 framed.

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#CoolArt: New Disney/Pixar Inspired Prints Cyclops Print Works

New officially licensed Disney/Pixar inspired prints available though Cyclops Print Works.
  • 'Duel At Dawn' by Tom Whalen. 12" x 24" 6 colour screen print, on Coventry Rag Vellum 320 gsm paper with varnish finish, in a numbered limited edition of 295 for $53.19.
  • 'Piper' by JC Richard. 27.75" x 11" 14 colour screen print, on Strongstuff 320 gsm paper with varnish finish, in a numbered limited edition of 250 for $65.
  • 'Cars 3' by Tom Whalen. 24" x 36" 12 colour screen print, on Stardream Quartz 285 gsm paper with varnish finish, in a numbered limited edition of 150 for $65.
  • 'I'm Falling For a Very Long Time Into A Pit' by Craig Foster. 18" x 24" 4 colour screen print, on Strongstuff 320 gsm paper with split fountain and varnish finish, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 95 for $40.
On sale on Friday September 15 at 12pm PT.

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'Duel At Dawn' by Tom Whalen

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Nightbreed' by Mike Mignola

Variant cover art by Mike Mignola for 'Nightbreed' #1, published May 2014 by Boom! Studios.


Thursday, September 14, 2017

#CoolArt: 'The Light Maiden' & 'The Iron Maiden' Prints by Leilani Bustamante

'The Light Maiden' and 'The Iron Maiden' by Leilani Bustamante, part of her solo art exhibition 'Anima Mundi' at Modern Eden Gallery, on view until September 30.

11" x 14.5" prints on 12" x 16" bright white, 100% cotton, 260 gsm, acid and lignin free heavyweight paper, in signed limited editions of 25 for $40 each.

'The Light Maiden' by Leilani Bustamante
'The Iron Maiden' by Leilani Bustamante

#CoolArt: 'Rey' by Kristina Carroll

'Rey' by Kristina Carroll, for Every Day Original.

8.5" x 9.5" watercolour on paper, matted to 11" x 14" for $200.

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#CoolArt: 'Batman' Prints by Tomer Hanuka & Tula Lotay Through Bottleneck Gallery

New officially licensed 'Batman' prints available through Bottleneck Gallery.
  • 'Gothic' by Tomer Hanuka. 17" x 22" giclée print, in a hand-numbered edition of 150 for $45.
  • 'All-Star Batman' #7 by Tula Lotay. 16" x 24" giclée print, in a hand-numbered edition of 100 for $45.
On sale Thursday September 14 at 12pm ET.

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'Gothic' by Tomer Hanuka
'All-Star Batman' #7 by Tula Lotay

#CoolArt: 'He-Man vs Skeletor' Prints by Alex Ross

'He-Man vs Skeletor' by Alex Ross, originally created as an exclusive hardcover for his 2014 SDCC sketchbook, they are a new print release from Sideshow.

16" x 20" lithograph 2 print set in a signed and numbered limited edition of 125 for $275.

On sale for Pre-Order on Friday September 15 between 12pm-3pm PT.

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#CoolArt: Stranger Factory presents 'Outré' Phil Noto & Brandt Peters Art Exhibition

Stranger Factory presents 'Outré', a 2 person art exhibition with Phil Noto and Brandt Peters, focused on empowered portraits of the strange, the unusual, and the eccentric.

The exhibition is on display until October 1 at Stranger Factory, 3411 Central Avenue, NE Albuquerque, NM 87106.

#CoolArt: Haven Gallery presents 'Heart's Blood' Curated by Beautiful.Bizarre

Haven Gallery presents 'Hearts Blood', an international group exhibition curated by contemporary art magazine beautiful.bizarre, featuring artwork reinventing the Oscar Wilde fairytale 'The Nightingale & The Rose' through the lens of the worlds best two and three dimensional new contemporary artists.

Exhibiting artists include:

#CoolArt: 'Mother!' by James Jean

'Mother!' by James Jean.

29⅞" x 19 15/16″ giclee print on 33½" x 23" giclee print with an ornate gold foil embossed title, a blind embossment of a crystal heart, and a gold foil chop, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100 for $395.

On sale Thursday September 14 at 8pm PT.

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#ArtOfTheDay: 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' by Noriyoshi Ohrai

'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' by Noriyoshi Ohrai.


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

#CoolArt: 'Snipped To Be Sewn' by Scott M Fischer

'Snipped To Be Sewn' by Scott M Fischer.

11" x 17" embossed giclee print on 260gsm 100% Cotton Rag Velvet Fine Art Paper in a timed edition for $50.

On sale Wednesday September 13 at 12pm ET for 48 hours until Friday September 15 at 12pm ET.

The original 8" x 10" oval Oil and acrylic on hand engraved copper is also available for $2400.