When it comes to pop culture art, there’s a fine line between cute and annoying. Lots of artists turn characters or actors into non-threatening, sweet version of themselves but you can go too far. Jeff Victor doesn’t. And he tows that line by blending in a heft dose of nostalgia.
We love some fantastic concept art, and one artist who we came across recently is Kim Petersen, who’s put together some jaw-dropping images that transport us to some fantastic worlds.
She’s the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy, and this illustration of the Millennium Falcon absolutely blows us away.
There’s some images that just knock you back with their beauty. One such artist is Raphael Lacoste, who’s produced art for games and films alike. Here’s some fantastic images from his portfolio.
A man and his mech stand on the edge of a cliff, looking out at the majestic landscape of an alien world. In that red package is everything they struggled to carry across endless space, to get here. But how in blazes are they going to make it to that gas giant hanging on the horizon?
Artist Joe Mangrum has creating temporary artworks with sacks of colored sand since 2006. He’s made short-lived masterpieces all over the world, on streets and inside contemporary museums and galleries. He has completed nearly 1000 paintings, and here are some of his best.
Philip K. Dick’s famous novel, The Man in the High Castle has recently gotten special treatment from The Folio Society, a publisher notable for their exquisite editions of classic literature. With the release, they’ve provided us with a special look at some of the artwork inside.
This is an amazing opportunity to have some absolutely wonderful art in your home, which used to belong to one of the all-time great SF authors. As we mentioned last night, Ray Bradbury's art collection is being auctioned off. And here's just some of the incredible artwork you could own.
You've admired their artworks on book covers and calendars. You've goggled at the beautiful full-size versions in convention art shows. Now admire the work of some of science fiction and fantasy's greatest artists — and learn how you can meet these masters of speculative art.
No worries, we're just popping across the threshold between realities, in search of cosmic awareness outside the understanding of normal three-dimensional brains. We'll be back in time for toaster pastries.
The artwork of Argentinian sculptor Adrián Villar Rojas evokes such themes as fantastic adventure in the otherwise normal material realm, the passage of time, and the last days of humanity. Perhaps his most striking series of sculptures depict giant dead sea leviathans beached far from any bodies of water.
Creepy children who can see the future are a mainstay of movies and television — and a surprising number of them are artistically gifted. Put a crayon or magic marker in the hands of a little prophet, and he/she will draw you a deathly masterpiece every time.
Jeffrey Catherine Jones was part of a group of artists who helped to redefine both book illustration and comics in the 1970s. Jones passed away yesterday at age 67, but her incredible artwork will live on.
Check out these two views of a priceless, centuries-old painting. On the left, you can see the painting after Cleveland Museum of Art staff used methylene chloride to clean and restore it. On the right, the painting after NASA's cleaning.
Megan Burns' art spoofs and celebrates the sexiness of space opera. Her new gallery show, opening tomorrow in New York, pays homage to paperback book covers and comic book art, with hypnorays, alien life forms, and beautiful bodies. Possibly NSFW?
The other day we told you about the artwork created specifically for an online version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy game that was created for the new BBC editions of the Hitchhiker's radio drama that came out a few years ago. This image, featuring a cartoony version of the Vogon Captain's quarters, was part…
If you haven't seen the BBC television version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, then you need to get off your lazy duff and give it a whirl. It's extremely different from the movie version, and much closer to the novels and radio drama. Probably the best thing about it is the Guide itself, complete with…
What would have happened if Raiders of the Lost Ark met Sid and Marty Krotfft's Lost Saucer? It might have looked a little something like this. Of course, you might have a chance to see this scene for real if the rumors about extraterrestrials in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull are to be believed.
In some circles of the steampunk Star Wars universe this is known as the "Death Star," and it generates billions of calculations all day long in an effort to work with Arcane Mathematics and find a "Unified Force Theory" that can destroy entire planets.It sure looks a lot more threatening than the real thing, and…