“Through Chaos And Solitude”: Badass Digital And Traditional Paintings By Edward Delandre

"Through Chaos And Solitude": Badass Digital And Traditional Paintings By Edward Delandre

There are more than just a few skulls kicking about the art portfolio of Edward Delandre. His concept art shows a mixture of digital and traditional paintings. Mr Delandre even offers commissioned portraits. Flicking through his works I noticed he creates a lot of fan art. Including some wicked Ghost Riders and the human munching Titans. They are big freaky bastards. Continue reading »

Snow, Science And Solitude: Living On The Edge Of The World

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Snow covers Broggerdalen mountain near Ny-Alesund, Svalbard, Norway October 11, 2015. A Norwegian chain of islands just 1,200 km (750 miles) from the North Pole is trying to promote new technologies, tourism and scientific research in a shift from high-polluting coal mining that has been a backbone of the remote economy for decades. Norway suspended most coal mining on the Svalbard archipelago last year because of the high costs, and is looking for alternative jobs for about 2,200 inhabitants on islands where polar bears roam. Part of the answer may be to boost science: in Ny-Alesund, the world’s most northerly permanent non-military settlement, scientists from 11 nations including Norway, Germany, France, Britain, India and South Korea study issues such as climate change. The presence of Norway, a NATO member, also gives the alliance a strategic foothold in the far north, of increasing importance after neighbouring Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014. (Photo by Anna Filipova/Reuters)
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