I love art that tells a story. Chinese artist Jin Xingye captures single frames from dreamlike stories, each a moment of a larger implied narrative.
“Winter” by Jason Felix I have two files labeled “Characters” and “Settings” where I dump a lot of the art I find. Flipping through those images later is great inspiration. Sometimes I take bit and […]
Hugo Froelich created the following diagram, The Stages of Conventionalization, in 1905 for Keramic Studio Magazine. It proposes a hierarchy of representation, what’s sometimes called a mode of genre. Impressionism, for example, employs a decorative […]
I feel like it should be kind of taboo for a writer to talk about the beta reading experience, except in very general ways. I mean, beta readers are giving up their free time — […]
I am not that species, the Common Western Japanophile. I first visited in 2001 because my friend, who is a Japanophile, was teaching English in Kyoto and offered a free place to stay. I didn’t […]
namio harukawa is a japanese artist known for inverting the traditional themes of hentai and other graphic erotica of his country which typically (but not universally) depict men in positions of sexual control over young […]
If you don’t follow the art world — which is its own thing separate from the art itself — you may not know that the collage, once the pinnacle of fourth-grade art class, has made something […]