Tag: Art and artists

Ahab’s Folly

Dramatic steampunk version of Captain Ahab harpooning Moby Dick, by ArcaneChroma.

Seventeen

Altered Seventeen magazine covers from artist Carmen Burguess.

Knight’s End

Tales of knights in shining armor don’t always end happily.

Marie Antoinette

“What, me worry?”

Year of the Pig – 2019

(Artwork by sarasai-d) In Chinese culture, pigs represent wealth, rather than filth and laziness as is common in the Western world. People born in the year of the pig are generous, charity-minded, social, friendly, and have a zest for life. Not too bad for the last sign of the Chinese zodiac!

The Pit and the Pendulum

The Japanese always take horror to the max, including Edgar Allen Poe.

Those Savage Queens

These days, you can’t spit in fantasy art without hitting some variant of a beautiful, barely clad female lounging on a throne, pasties on her nipples, a pout on her pretty face. The strong suggestion is she rules by whim and her power is absolute, a thing which, I’m sure, many of the male artists …

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Sideways Roller Coaster

This unique sideways roller coaster was the only one of its kind produced. It was abandoned, along with the amusement park, after the final cataclysm hit the city.

The Hermitess

She searches… but for what? This picture has enough stylistic similarities to Rapunzel and Speak no Evil that I suspect they’re all by the same artist (whose name I could not find, alas). Three morally ambiguous ladies.

Hansel and Gretel 2018

Modern witches design their huts differently to attract small children.