In the realm of pop culture fantasy, you aren’t going to find two stronger brands than Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones. Both based on great works of literature, one is a hugely successful film series, the other a TV show. Each has legions of fans and some of those have come together for an epic group art show.
Merely wandering through the Artists’s Alley at Dragon Con was enough to clear my wallet of ugly dollar bills and fill my bag with awesome new art. If you’re in Atlanta, spend your last few hours on Monday doing the same. And if you’re far away? You’re in luck—many of these amazing artists sell their work online.
Odds are the toys you loved as a child are gone. Either your parents still have them, someone threw them away or they magically disappeared. Now that you’re grown up though, if you want to relive those memories, a new Mattel art show will let you do just that.
Fanart doesn't just come in paper, ink, plastic, and clay. Sometimes it comes in the form of cross-stitch samplers, plush toys, applique crafts, or big-headed crochet dolls. Bear and Bird gallery's Sew Nerdy show highlights those fan artists who prefer to work with cloth, foam, batting, thread, and yarn.
Lisa Snellings is perhaps best known for her Poppets - small creatures that have inspired such writers as Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Larry Niven, Peter S. Beagle and many others. But her work is hardly sweetness and light.
Ivica Stevanovic is an artist from Serbia. All I can say is that he's a mad genius of the surreal....and I like it. I like it a lot. In this gallery, we'll tour his unusual world.