By now the “progressive hegemony”, or whatever you want to call it, over the arts, the entertainment industry, and sophisticates and cultural elites more generally is well-known, but almost everyone is missing a crucial piece of the puzzle: the creatives actually don’t like today’s mainstream … Continue readingArtists Exit Stage Left?
I’m pleased to report that I’ve already completed 14,000 words of my latest novel, the story about the group of party girls encountering the hermit of Ariel on an expedition to one of the outer solar system’s countless oceans I mentioned in a previous post. … Continue readingThoughts on Ariel and the Adamas Nemesis Girls
I just realized that as of today I’ve completed my personal challenge to paint at least one digital painting every day for a month. Well, not exactly every day; I did miss doing it one day over the past month, but I made multiple digital … Continue readingDaily Digital Painting for a Month: Challenge Complete!
Click for full resolution. This is my digital painting “Girls’ Night Out”, depicting two beautiful young women gazing at the sublime visage of a supermassive black hole feeding from a red nebula through Gothic-cathedral-style windows. Of all the pieces I’ve made to date “Girls’ Night … Continue readingGirls’ Night Out
Click for full resolution. This is my most recent, indeed my very first, digital painting, “Fly me to the moons”, a science-fictional twilight cloudscape set on a planet with two moons in the sky close to each other, a large rocket taking off for orbit … Continue readingFly me to the Moons
Click for full resolution. This is my new oil-on-canvas painting, “Emerald Nebula”, showing a cluster of bright white stars amid a green nebula, streamers of shimmering stars and glowing gas lighting up the black sky of space in this region. Very lucky are any colonists … Continue readingEmerald Nebula
Click here for full resolution. This is my new oil-on-canvas painting, showing a colorful and I think spectacularly beautiful scene of a spherical spaceship deeply ensconced within a red nebula opening up a wormhole to a brighter region of space dominated by dense star clusters … Continue readingThrough the Looking Glass
Click here for full resolution. This is my new oil-on-canvas painting, depicting no place in particular but rather a burst of stars, a galaxy exploding into streams of nebulae and stars being flung out into the cosmos in all directions. The yellow is representative of … Continue readingStarburst
“The Saga of Viggo and Xyla: A Romance of Dancers in Outer Space”, my fourth novel, is now published on Amazon! Click here to purchase the paperback version, or click here to purchase the ebook version. This was one of my more fun novels to … Continue readingThe Saga of Viggo and Xyla: New Sci-Fi Romance Novel Released
Why is so much modern science fiction dark and “gritty”, even “dystopian”? We live in dark times, so seeing characters navigate a dark world might speak to our hearts and minds in a way a bright world cannot. Far less excusable in my view is … Continue readingRomantic Realist Science Fiction: A Sublime and Beautiful Future