Deborah Davidson

Contemporary artist residing in California.  Davidson's art style is heavily influenced by nature and the environment around her. She draws inspiration from the shapes and forms found in landscapes, plants, and animals. Her artworks often feature abstract interpretations of these natural elements. One of Davidson's signature techniques is layering. She builds up multiple layers of... Continue Reading →

Paul Benney

Self-taught Painter Born in London in May of 1959. Moved to New York City in the early eighties where he was a prominent figure in the downtown Neo-expressionist scene. Today his work is shown at the Met, the Brooklyn Museum, and the National Portrait Gallery in London.  Whimsical and sublime, his paintings reward the attentive viewer.... Continue Reading →

Place Sketch: Endcliff

An eccentric city and the oldest established in the Highlands departement, and one of the oldest in the country. The metropolis fans out from atop the precarious cliffs of Erise that overlook Auview Island. At the height of its autocratic rule Endcliff was renowned for its hanging vertical farms and advancements in philosophical mathematics. The... Continue Reading →

Vladimir Kozhuhar

Contemporary painter and graphic artist. Born 1968 in Odessa. Kozhuhar's subjects depict everyday scenes of city life, sports, and eroticism. His painting have a refreshing lack of pretentiousness. The imagery is evocative, with the harsher edges of expressionism and the fluidity of classical impressionism.

David Matingly

American illustrator, born June of 1956. Matingly got into art in childhood with matte painting, a discipline that was once used in film-making to create the illusion of environment. These were done using paints or pastels on large sheets of glass.  After dropping out of art school he took a job at Disney Studios. His... Continue Reading →

The Song of Roland

The earliest known French epic poem, a literary form properly known as chanson de geste. The date of its origins is assumed to be somewhere between 1040 and 1115. The Song of Roland chronicles the story of a Frankish military leader in the Battle of Roncevaux Pass, a real event that occurred in 778.  Infamous... Continue Reading →

Ma Propre Merde.

A break from my betters. Showing off my own stuff for compliments, ridicule, or ambivalent crickets. I wasted some money on art school when I was super young. I dropped the habit after I dropped the school for the most part and didn't pick it up until a few years ago. Not from some bougie... Continue Reading →

Faction Sketch: House Silvia

House Silvia, who almost wasn’t, is the most controversial Old Family house in the Midland zone.  Before the Good Revolution, the House was most known for operating the largest and oldest charitable organization in the nation. The Order of Benevolent Strangers, a charter system of craft and research lodges, with a women’s auxiliary known as... Continue Reading →

Andre Govia

An urban explorer of over twenty-two countries. Govia is an artist who helped to popularize abandonedography. He is also a cinematographer specializing in derelict locations and innovative lighting techniques. Stranger Things is the most well-known project he’s contributed to in this capacity.  Govia collected fifteen years of work into his book Abandoned Planet, published in... Continue Reading →

Edward Weston

1886 - 1958 20th-century American photographer. He picked up photography at a young age, remarkable considering his time. He quickly moved away from the soft-focus pictorialism that was typical for the era and started making the high-detail images he would become known for. His subject range was increasingly vast, including landscapes, still-lifes, nudes, portraits, genre... Continue Reading →


1937 - Present Bavarian-born environment artist. His career began in the 1960s as a traditional painter in Paris. Soon he left this studio to return to his country home and experiment with the natural environment as art. His career trajectory was elevated in the year 2000 when Peter Gabriel contacted Nils-Udo to make an installation... Continue Reading →

Place Sketch: Cruxham

Cruxham is a small city sprawled over three hills. It is surrounded by the massive Cruxham timberlands, the largest and last remaining in the de-forested Lowlands zone. Unfortunately, the timberlands have not made Cruxham prosperous. Soft evergreens have few uses in building, certainly no high-value ones. Their primary use, and the region’s key export, is... Continue Reading →

Adam Lupton

1987 - Present, Brooklyn. A living artist working out of NYC. His brushwork combines non-traditional paint applications, printmaking, and stamps, for example, to communicate the artist’s personal experiences in living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and the rituals that make the days.  His website is here.

Joseph Magnaini

July 12, 1912 - January 23, 1992 An Italian-born American artist and illustrator. He is best known for his collaborations with Ray Bradbury. I prefer illustration, hand-drawn, over painting most of the time. This is no exception. The dynamism is impeccable.

Cinen Von Catlien

Contemporary artist living in Istanbul. An autodidactic surrealist artist who depicts esoteric themes of the psychic states and matters of spirit using elements of illustration, fine line, and portrait panels.  Her work can be viewed and supported on several platforms, but I found her on

Basil Gogos

Basil Gogos was a painter best known for his work on horror-themed magazine covers in the 1960s. He was born in Egypt and immigrated to the United States as a teen with his parents. He studied at the Art Students League of New York and the School of Visual Arts. His work appeared on the... Continue Reading →

Character Sketch: Paul Dion

House of Dion Paul Dion is the patriarch of the House of Dion. He is known most as the heir of the most ruined House in Palmetto.  The “Good Revolution” peaked when Paul was but four years old. When his family was incarcerated he was placed in the children’s holding facility on Auview Island. He... Continue Reading →

Agim Sulaj, painter

Uomo E Natura Uomo Chiuso Escape Agim Sulaj is an Albanian painter born in the late summer of 1960. His style has elements of surrealism, photorealism, and hyper-realism. Sulaj has lived in Rimini Italy since 1990 and continues to paint.

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