Thursday, 26 February 2015

Cool Art: Hero Complex Art presents 'Quotes, Lines & Lyrics'

From Friday February 27, Hero Complex Gallery presents 'Quotes, Lines & Lyrics', an art show with over 70 artists honouring pop culture's famous quotes, passages and lyrics from film, TV, literature and music.

Opening Reception is on Friday February 27, 7-10pm at Hero Complex Gallery, 2020 South Robertson Blvd, Studio D, Los Angeles, CA 90034.

Online sales begin Saturday, February 28 around 1pm PST

Follow the official Facebook event page or on Twitter @HeroComplexArt for more details.

New 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Hulk Character Poster


Cool Art: 'First Blood' by Grzegorz Domaradzki (Gabz)

'First Blood' by Grzegorz Domaradzki (Gabz), is a new officially licensed print release from Grey Matter Art.

It's a 24" x 36" print available in a regular limited edition of 300 for $50, a variant in a limited edition of 150 and costs $75, and a wood edition in a limited run of 50 for $250.

They go on sale Wednesday March 4 at a random time between 1-2pm EST. Follow them on Twitter @GreyMatterArt for the on sale announcement.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition

Cool Art: 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways World Tour' Australian Concert Posters by Ken Taylor

The 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways World Tour - Australia 2015' posters by Ken Taylor, are a new print release from Beyond The Pale.

The Sydney Blue Snake and Hobart Gold Snake variants are both 12" x 35" silkscreen prints in signed and numbered limited editions of 350 and cost $45 each.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: PangeaSeed presents 'Creature' by Tatiana Suarez

PangeaSeed presents 'Creature' by Tatiana Suarez, the next print in their 'Tales from the Deep: Stories, Myths & Monsters' print series - a print suite for 2015 to help save our seas that celebrates our relationship and fascination with oceans as portrayed in popular culture.

'Creature' is an 20" x 20" giclée print on cold-press archival watercolour paper and available in a signed and numbered limited edition of 50 for $65.

It goes on sale Thursday February 26 at 12pm PST.

Go here to buy

For more information on how you can help save our seas, please visit PangeaSeed.org.


#FantasyArtThursday: 'The Witcher' by Grafit Studio


Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Cool Art: 'Godzilla' by Randy Ortiz

'Godzilla' by Randy Ortiz, is a new limited edition print from Mondo.

This is a 36" x 24" screen print, in a hand numbered limited regular edition of 275 for $45 and a hand numbered limited variant edition of 150 for $65.

It goes on sale online at a random time on Thursday February 26. Follow Mondo on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

New 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Iron Man Character Poster


Cool Art: 'Game Of Thrones' Houses by Ivan Belikov

'Game Of Thrones' Houses by Ivan Belikov

Available as gallery quality giclée prints on natural white, matte, ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag, acid and lignin free archival paper using Epson K3 archival inks.

Go here to buy.

'Stark'

Cool Art: "UUUUUUUUUR AHHHHHRRRRR UHRRR..." - Chewbacca by Guillaume Morellec

The 'Star Wars' inspired, "UUUUUUUUUR AHHHHHRRRRR UHRRR..." - Chewbacca by Guillaume Morellec, is an 18" x 24" screenprint that is part of the Hero Complex Gallery group art show, 'Quotes, Lines & Lyrics' that opens Friday February 27.


Cool Art: 'The Conjuring' by Tom Bagshaw

Originally part of the ‘Freaks and Americana’ art show at the Corey Helford gallery, 'The Conjuring' is a new TIMED RELEASE print by Tom Bagshaw.

It's a 20" x 15" Archival giclée print on Woodstock Felt 100% Cotton Rag 310 gsm (including a border for framing) and costs £70. Included with this print is a mini print of a portrait study for the same painting.

The timed release runs from the February 25 until March 1.

Cool Art: 'Umphrey's McGee' Los Angeles & Oakland Concert Posters by Chuck Sperry

Chuck Sperry is releasing two new limited edition prints at two upcoming Umphrey's McGee concerts in March.

'Umphrey’s McGee at the Wilton Theatre, Los Angeles, March 6, 2015'
21" x 35" 7 colour screenprint on silver metallic paper, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 350

'Umphrey’s McGee at the Fox Theater, Oakland, March 7, 2015'
21" x 35" 7 colour screenprint on silver metallic paper, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 350

Both posters will be available at the concerts and online at www.chucksperry.net soon after.


#WhelanWednesday: 'Otherland: River Of Blue Fire' by Michael Whelan

Cover art by Michael Whelan for the novel 'River Of Blue Fire', the second book in the 'Otherland' series by Tad Williams.


Tuesday, 24 February 2015

New Official Poster For 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

New official poster for 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron', out in cinemas April 23 (UK) and May 1 (US).


Cool Art: 'Sex Criminals' by Matt Taylor & Becky Cloonan

'Sex Criminals' by Matt Taylor and Becky Cloonan, inspired by the comics series by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky from Image Comics, is a new print release from Secret Panel.

Matt ’s poster is an 18″ x 24″ screenprint, in a limited edition of 140, for $40, and Becky’s poster is a 24″ x 36″ screenprint, in a limited edition of 140, and costs $45.

They go on sale Tuesday February 24 at 3pm CST.

Go here to buy.

'Sex Criminals' by Matt Taylor
'Sex Criminals' by Becky Cloonan

#VallejoTuesday: 'The Hieroglyphic Egg' by Boris Vallejo


Sunday, 22 February 2015

Cool Art: 'Four Of Coins' & 'Strength' 'Dragon Age Inquisition' Tarot Card Prints

'Four Of Coins' and 'Strength', two tarot card designs that depict mythology from the 'Dragon Age Inquisition' video game.

They are 18" x 24" (including white border) giclée prints on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks, and are in a numbered limited edition of 300 for $40.

They are up for pre-order now through Bioware and will be available March 19.


'Four Of Coins'
'Strength'

Friday, 20 February 2015

The 50th Annual Nebula Awards Finalists Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the finalists for this year’s Nebula Awards, along with contenders for the Ray Bradbury and Andre Norton Awards.

Each year, the organization’s members vote on which stories they consider to be the best novel, novella, novelette, short story and Young Adult story in the genre, as well as the best outstanding dramatic presentation. The 50th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend will be held at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois, June 4 through 7, 2015. Active members of the SFWA have between March 1st – 30th to vote.

Best Novel
'The Goblin Emperor', Katherine Addison (Tor)
'Trial by Fire', Charles E. Gannon (Baen)
'Ancillary Sword', Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
'The Three-Body Problem', Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu (Tor)
'Coming Home', Jack McDevitt (Ace)
'Annihilation', Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals; Fourth Estate; HarperCollins Canada)

Best Novella
'We Are All Completely Fine', Daryl Gregory (Tachyon)
'Yesterday’s Kin', Nancy Kress (Tachyon)
'The Regular', Ken Liu (Upgraded)
'The Mothers of Voorhisville', Mary Rickert (Tor.com 4/30/14)
'Calendrical Regression', Lawrence Schoen (NobleFusion)
'Grand Jeté (The Great Leap)', Rachel Swirsky (Subterranean Summer ’14)

Best Novelette
'Sleep Walking Now and Then', Richard Bowes (Tor.com 7/9/14)
'The Magician and Laplace’s Demon', Tom Crosshill (Clarkesworld 12/14)
'A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai’i', Alaya Dawn Johnson (F&SF 7-8/14)
'The Husband Stitch', Carmen Maria Machado (Granta #129)
'We Are the Cloud', Sam J. Miller (Lightspeed 9/14)
'The Devil in America', Kai Ashante Wilson (Tor.com 4/2/14)

Best Short Story
'The Breath of War', Aliette de Bodard (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 3/6/14)
'When It Ends, He Catches Her', Eugie Foster (Daily Science Fiction9/26/14)
'The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye', Matthew Kressel (Clarkesworld 5/14)
'The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family', Usman T. Malik (Qualia Nous)
'A Stretch of Highway Two Lanes Wide', Sarah Pinsker (F&SF 3-4/14)
'Jackalope Wives', Ursula Vernon (Apex 1/7/14)
'The Fisher Queen', Alyssa Wong (F&SF 5/14)

Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation
'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)',
Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
'Captain America: The Winter Soldier',
Screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
'Edge of Tomorrow',
Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth (Warner Bros. Pictures)
'Guardians of the Galaxy',
Written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
'Interstellar',
Written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan (Paramount Pictures)
'The Lego Movie', Screenplay by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
'Unmade', Sarah Rees Brennan (Random House)
'Salvage', Alexandra Duncan (Greenwillow)
'Love Is the Drug', Alaya Dawn Johnson (Levine)
'Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future', A.S. King (Little, Brown)
'Dirty Wings', Sarah McCarry (St. Martin’s Griffin)
'Greenglass House', Kate Milford (Clarion)
'The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender', Leslye Walton (Candlewick)

Cool Art: 'The Desk of Mr Stark' by Rob Loukotka

The 'Iron Man' inspired 'The Desk of Mr Stark' by Rob Loukotka, is a 36 x 12" 2 colour screenprint on 100C French paper, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 250 and costs $45.

Go here to buy.

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Cool Art: 'The End Of The Road' by Nicolas Delort

'The End Of The Road' by Nicolas Delort, originally the cover art for "End of the Road", an anthology by Jonathan Oliver, is a new print release by Black Dragon Press.

It's available in three editions.
A 14" x 21" 2 colour varnished screen print on archival paper in a limited edition of 65 for £50.

A 12" x 16.5" x 0.5" laser-etching on unblemished Latvian Birch, as a TIMED RELEASE for 7 days only for £100, with one random order will receive a signed 5" x 5" bespoke original ink on clayboard piece courtesy of Nicolas Delort.

A 19.5" x 28.5" x 1" laser-etching on unblemished Latvian Birch, with in-built French cleat for easy hanging, in a limited edition of 15 for £400. Each sale will include a signed 5" x 5" bespoke original ink on clayboard piece courtesy of Nicolas Delort.

They go on sale on Wednesday 25 February at 3pm UK.

Go here to buy.


#FrazettaFriday: 'Kavin's World' by Frank Frazetta


Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Cool Art: 'Gremlins 2: The New Batch' by Rhys Cooper

'Gremlins 2: The New Batch' by Rhys Cooper, is a new limited edition print from Mondo.

This is a 24" x 36" screen print with metallic inks, in a hand numbered limited regular edition of 300 for $45 and a hand numbered limited variant glow-in-the-dark edition of 130 for $65 .

It goes on sale online at a random time on Thursday February 19. Follow Mondo on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: Gauntlet Gallery & Evil Tender presents 'In Reference'

Gauntlet Gallery presents 'In Reference', an art show curated by Evil Tender from Friday February 20.

The show features over twenty artists using a series of photographs commissioned from photographer Holly Burnham and model Hattie Watson, as reference images for screenprints, giclée prints, and a variety of original work.

Artists include - Jay Shaw, Sonny Day & Biddy Maroney (We Buy Your Kids), Kilian Eng, Richey Beckett, Oliver Barrett, Eric Petersen, Ryan Humphrey, Nikita Kaun, Brett Burnham, Alaina Varrone, Randy Ortiz, Ruben Ireland, Anne Benjamin, Jack Durieux, Kyle Carter, Robert Bowen, boneface, JC Richard, Marc Aspinall, Zissou Tasseff-Elenkoff, Jonathan Burton, Helen Bayly, Keith P Rein.

All remaining prints and artworks will be released slowly over the following week starting Monday February 23 at the Evil Tender Web Store.

Cool Art: 'Ex_Machina' by Mainger Germain

'Ex_Machina' by Mainger Germain, is a new limited edition print release from Alternative Movie Posters.

It's an 18" x 24" print on 280gsm Matt paper with Canon Archival Inks and in a stamped and hand numbered limited edition of 50 for £30.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Slave' by Orlando Arocena

'Slave' by Orlando Arocena, is an exclusive commission for Alternative Movie Posters to commemorate the re-launch of their website.

It's an 18" x 24" giclée print on matte enhanced paper 192 gsm, Thickness 10.3 mil
with Epson Ultra Chrome K3 inks, and is in a hand signed and numbered limited edition of 50 and costs $40.

Go here to buy.

Go here for a look at the vector.


Cool Art: 'The Puppet Master' by Dan Mumford

'The Puppet Master' by Dan Mumford, is a new officially licensed print release from Grey Matter Art.

It's an 18" x 24" screenprint, in a limited edition of 160 for $45.

The print will be on sale Tuesday February 24 at 1pm EST. Follow them on Twitter @greymatterart and on Facebook for the on sale announcement.

Go here to buy.


#WhelanWednesday: 'Otherland: Mountain Of Black Glass' by Michael Whelan

Cover art by Michael Whelan for the novel 'Mountain Of Black Glass', the third book in the 'Otherland' series by Tad Williams.


Cool Art: 'Breathe by Lois van Baarle (aka Loish)

'Breathe by Lois van Baarle (aka Loish), is available as a gallery quality giclée print on natural white, matte, ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag, acid and lignin free archival paper using Epson K3 archival inks.



Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Cool Art: 'The Good, The Bad & The Ugly' by Matt Taylor

'The Good, The Bad & The Ugly' by Matt Taylor, is a new limited edition print release from Tommy Good.

It's an 18" x 24" 5 colour screen print, and is available as a hand numbered regular limited edition of 150 for $35, and a hand numbered variant edition, with gold metallic ink and Italian text, in a limited edition of 40 and costs $55.

Due to licensing restrictions the posters can only be sold to the United States, United Kingdom, Australian and New Zealand.

They go on sale Thursday February 19, around 9am Melbourne, Australia time (10pm UK / 5pm EST). Follow them on Twitter @thisistommygood for the on sale announcement.

'The Good, The Bad And The Ugly' (Regular Edition) by Matt Taylor
'The Good, The Bad And The Ugly' (Variant Edition) by Matt Taylor

Cool Art: Poster Posse Project #14 - 'Chappie' (Phase Two)

The pop culture art collective, known as the Poster Posse, are back with Phase Two of their 'Chappie'  #PosterPosse Project!

Head on over to the Poster Posse website for more cool fan art for Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie'.

Check out a selection of them below.

by Rich Davies

Cool Art: 'Near The Camphor Tree' by AJ Frena

The 'My Neighbour Totoro' inspired 'Near The Camphor Tree' by AJ Frena, is a new limited edition print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

It's a 16" x 20" giclée print and is in a limited edition of 75 and costs $40. It goes on sale Tuesday February 17 at 12pm EST.

#VallejoTuesday: 'Barbarian Queens' by Boris Vallejo


Monday, 16 February 2015

Cool Art: 'Masters Of The Universe' by Gerald Parel

'Masters Of The Universe' fan poster by Gerald Parel.


Cool Art: 'Refuge' by Android Jones

'Refuge' by Android Jones, is a limited edition print on canvas and paper.

The canvas limited editions are available in a 40" x 60" Alpha Edition of 5 for $1100, a 26.6" x 40" Omega Edition of 10 for $535, and an 18" x 27" Delta Edition of 15 for $225. Alpha Editions include an original sketch on the backside of the canvas.

The paper limited editions are in a 22" x 33" limited edition of 25 for $150, and a 14.6" x 22" limited edition of 50 for $80.


Cool Art: New Limited Edition Prints From Hero Complex Gallery by Kevin M Wilson & Casey Callender

Hero Complex Gallery are releasing several new limited edition prints.

The first is the ET inspired 'A Spaceman Came Travelling' by Kevin M Wilson. It's a 36" x 24" screenprint in a limited edition of 100 and costs $50.

Go here to buy.

'A Spaceman Came Travelling' by Kevin M Wilson
The next print is 'The Man With No Name' by Casey Callender, inspired by 'The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly'. This is a 24" x 36" giclée and is available in a regular limited edition of 200 for $57 and as a variant limited edition of 250 for $50.

Go here for the regular and here for the variant.

'The Man With No Name' (Regular Edition) by Casey Callender
'The Man With No Name' (Variant Edition) by Casey Callender
Casey Callender has another print release from Hero Complex Gallery, 'The Creature', inspired by 'Creature From The Black Lagoon' and part of his 'Silver' series. This is a 24" x 36" giclée print on metallic silver paper and is available in a limited edition of 150 for $55.


'The Creature' by Casey Callender