We've Got a Sneak Peek at Anne Rice's New Vampire Lestat Tale, Blood Communion

Anne Rice has a much-anticipated Vampire Chronicles TV show in the works at Hulu, and now she’s got a new book in the series starring her most beloved character: Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat. It’s the first Rice novel to include illustrations—and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt and some image reveals to…

Watch This Artist Create a Photo Realistic Portrait of the Iron Spider Using Just Colored Pencils

Wajid Ali, a self-taught artist based in the United Kingdom, creates masterpieces using a medium you probably gave up sometime around the fifth grade: colored pencils. But whereas you struggled to stay in the lines, Ali creates portraits of pop culture icons you’d swear were actually photographs once he puts down his…

Watch a Gorgeous Groot Sculpture Grow From a Lifeless Lump of Clay Into Your Favorite Badass Tree

What’s more impressive than Nicholas Brown’s sculptures—which seem to breathe life into giant lumps of clay—is the fact that Brown has only actually been sculpting since 2017. I’ve been using my hands for 40 years now, and I only just recently consider myself proficient in using a spoon.

Jessica Jones Becomes a Pulp Icon in These Dynamic Novel Covers From International Female Artists

We’re just a few days away from the return of Netflix’s Jessica Jones, about our favorite private eye who’s not afraid to yell at strangers, drink a few shots, and crack skulls in order to get the job done. She’s the perfect pulp heroine, which would explain why Netflix is immortalizing her with a series of pulp…

Time-Lapse Footage of a Lavish Dragon Painting Is More Satisfying Than Watching Joffrey Die

To those of us who can barely stay within the lines of a coloring book, watching a painting come to life, like this incredibly detailed and menacing dragon, is akin to watching a magician perform. We don’t know how artist Chris Scalf does it, but we’re happy to sit back and be amazed as we watch the whole thing play…

Fantasy Writer Terry Goodkind Now Claims He Hated His Book Cover Because It's 'Sexist'

Author Terry Goodkind—best known for the Sword of Truth series—recently came out with some harsh criticism of the cover for his latest fantasy novel, Shroud of Eternity, resulting in backlash from the artist and others in the scifi and fantasy communities. Now, Goodkind is saying that his problem with the cover was…

Fantasy Author Terry Goodkind Wants Everyone to Know How Much He Hates His New Novel's Cover Art

Terry Goodkind—best known for The Sword of Truth series—has publicly apologized after posting scathing criticism of the cover art for his latest book, Shroud of Eternity. The author eventually laid the blame on his publisher, Tor Books, but the artist who created the cover says it’s not good enough.

Watch This Incredibly Talented Artist Create a Self-Portrait While Painting Backwards

I couldn’t even accurately trace a photo of myself to create a self-portrait that looked anything like me. But artist Ewan McClure manages to make a masterpiece by looking at his face and the canvas in a mirror, which must have been incredibly frustrating as all of his brush movements would have been reversed as he…

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