“Deep, Dark And Dangerous”: Outstanding Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Comic Book Illustrations By David Palumbo

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As a freelance illustrator, David Palumbo has provided genre themed artwork for everything from book covers and collectible card games to advertisements and concept design. His work has been awarded two Spectrum medals and has shown in galleries and museums from New York to Paris. Continue reading »

“Far Beyond The Immobile Point”: A Journey Through The Dismal World With Michal Karcz

Michal Karcz (previously) is a digital photographer and artist situated in Warsaw, Poland. All of his life, Karcz was involved with art, painting and other visual arts.

After having left painting – his biggest passion – he devoted his time to digital photography and painting, and so replaced one passion with another. As he contemplates, “digital photography and software gave [him] the opportunity to generate unique realities that were impossible to be created with ordinary darkroom techniques. Most of [his] work is like a journey to the places which do not exist. Places from [his] dreams, desire, imagination, and fears.” Continue reading »

“Children Of The Damned”: The Superb Artworks Of Ástor Alexander In Classic Sci-Fi And Noir

Imagine a combination of low-budget spaghetti westerns and Pixar cartoons, such as Toy Story. What world would it be set in and what stories would we be able to see? In fact, such a story has been at the center of attention of an American illustrator, Ástor Alexander. Continue reading »

“…And Heavens Cried Blood”: The Swallowed Worlds Of Amir Zand

Amir Zand is a freelance concept artist from Iran who specializes in cover art and promotional illustration. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Asteroid: Wandering Through The Ruins Of The Future

Whether they are set in the past or in an imagined future, ruins are a favorite subject of illustrators working in the fantasy and science-fiction genres. Not only can they be very visually appealing, they can provide the backdrop for a potentially rich narrative about a once flourishing world and the reasons for its demise. Continue reading »

The Only Thing More Bonkers Than This Starcraft Cosplay Is How They Made It

When you see an incredible cosplay like the one below (by Tasha), it’s easy just to take it for granted. Yes, it’s a meticulously-detailed, endlessly impressive recreation of Kerrigan from Starcraft — but there’s a ton of other stuff on the internet to ogle, so usually people stare at this kind of thing for a brief moment or two and then move on. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Steampunk Sculptures Of Pop Characters From Items He’s Found In His And Friends’ Basements

According to Constance Ayusawa: “Georges Ayusawa is my amazing husband but also a talented artist based in Switzerland. He is an art director in the movie industry, so I’ve seen him creating art pieces from paintings to sculptures for particular locations but it was only a small part of his job… Continue reading »

Sci-Fi Author Jared Gray Turns His Sleep Apnea Mask Into An Alien Facehugger

Jared Grey, an author and self-described Tinker Gnome, decided to combine his love for science fiction with the inconvenience of sleep apnea with a CPAP Facehugger that he fashioned out of an Alien life-size foam Facehugger replica and his CPAP mask. Gray describes the entire process step-by-step on his site. What’s interesting about this is that Gray had prophesied doing this very thing for years. Continue reading »

“Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt”: Stunning Concept Art Works By Olga Orlova

Olga Orlova is a freelance Concept Artist based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Continue reading »

“Initiation Into Nothingness”: A Separate Reality And Dreamy Otherworlds In Incredible Artworks By Alex Andreev

Alexey Andreev (b. 1972) is a Russian artist, lives and works in Saint-Petersburg, and he is one of my favorite illustrators ever. Just sit back, relax and enjoy. Continue reading »

The Detail And Variety In This Futuristic Concept Art Is Mind-Blowing

Sometimes you click some art on the internet and just want to get lost in it. That’s certainly the case with the work of Ben Nicholas.

Nicholas is a senior concept artist at Ubisoft, so he’s well-embedded in the video game world. In his free time, though, he goes beyond that, exploring futuristic vistas through the influence of famous artists, or just his own take on what the galaxy might look like way down the road. Continue reading »

These Imaginative Sci-Fi Worlds Somehow Feel Like Home

Sci-fi worlds are usually fairly recognizable. Maybe they’re shiny, gloomy, or desolate. But either way, there’s almost always a monochromatic, hard-edge feeling to them. That’s not the case, though, in the imagination of Matt Gaser. Continue reading »

“Last Breath”: Amazing Dark Horror, Bizarre And Nightmare Paintings By Oleg Vdovenko

Science fiction horrors from the depths of Russian artist Oleg Vdovenko’s imagination. Continue reading »

The 1980 Citroën Karin Reimagines The Car As Futuristic Sci-Fi Masterpiece

Freed from any concerns about market demands, Fiore had license to reimagine the car as sci-fi masterpiece, with the driver at the center flanked by two slightly recessed seats on either side. “The highly functional fascia has every control at the driver’s fingertips,” writes Flavien Dachet. “It includes an inboard computer with a screen displaying information about the car and the road. Small pop-up computers were also integrated into the door panels, ahead of the grab handle. Finally additional controls were mounted on each side of the pod so that the driver can adjust audio settings when listening to their Giorgio Moroder cassette.” Continue reading »