Posts tagged Art
This past weekend a few of us got to experience the Long Beach Comic Expo (Not to be confused with the Long Beach Comic Convention, which takes place in November). This particular expo itself was only for one day only and was very low key. It was small and had the vibe of how the traditional Comic More >
Ever since I was a kid I have long been a fan of Calvin and Hobbes. So you can imagine my excitement when I came across these images on the net. Reddit user nite4awk used a couple of the comic strips more memorable images and super imposed them into real world settings. The finished product is More >
We recently received a new art book from Titan Books that explores the perverse horrific world of Dead Space. “The Art of Dead Space” gives an in-depth look at the art behind one of the most successful survival horror franchises in recent history. From the creation of Isaac Clarke to the More >
It’s not everyday that I get the opportunity to meet some cool people in this world. Even less often that friends from long ago introduce me to people who have particular skills that I have kept to a third grade deficiency - this case, ability to produce art.
Steve Ahmad: I have to say, the first More >
Everyone loves a good art book, from the hardcore gamers to anyone whose phone ran out of batteries and needs to go #2. Since its launch in 2004, World of Warcraft has held a firm grip as the top MMO to date, and with that comes the massive amount of artwork that has been submitted to Blizzard More >
Do you like waffles? Do you like pancakes? If you do, then this isn’t the place to be looking. Go to buy some breakfast or something. However if you like or love dinosaurs, then look no further. This book has pages and pages of beautiful art done by not one or two, but several prominent artists in More >
If you are lucky to live in Southern California, Gallery Nucleus has announced that starting August 18thb they will be holding a three-week long art exhibit featuring the art of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time.
Gallery Nucleus has announced there will be art from more than 30 artists, including More >
Persona is enjoying a recent explosion lately with the games getting updates and new exciting titles coming out like Persona 4 Arena. Not to be left out, Persona 3 has an art book that is sure to please any fan of the game. Detailing many aspects of the game such as the characters, their personas, More >
No, of course not! Who do you think they are, Playboy?
Luckily, crafty Tumblr user Petite Tiaras has used some of her excellent photoshopping skills to make my dream…uh…I mean your dream a reality. I mean she really went to town on this whole concept. Aladdin in Time Magazine, More >
Today’s spotlight is Steve Rieck, a tattooist who I met during CES last year, and he’s also the person who did my first tattoo. Like many tattooist, he is not only into tattoos, but is also into other things. Well, enough of me talking, let’s get to the interview.
NR: Tell us a little about More >
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the Entertainment’s Software Association have announced the winners of the Into the Pixel 2011 collection. The art was done by artists from different video game developing studios like Valve Software, Naughty Dog, Insomniac Games, BioWare and Big Fish More >
Check out these awesome art deco and propaganda posters inspired by the Star Wars films created by talented artist, Szoki. My favorite has to be the Princess Leia set, depicting each of her incarnations from the three original trilogies. These posters would be great behind the bar of your favorite More >
Well if this is not enough to get any artist or comic book geek excited, then I do not know what will. The Gnomon Gallery, located in West Hollywood, will be hosting a show featuring The Art of Legacy Effects on May 28th.
Legacy Effects (formerly Stan Winston Studios) has worked on a range of More >
Don’t tell me you forgot about Mothers’ Day? Well, that’s what we are here for. To remind you that spending money NEVER stops. Even if you do not have a mother, I am sure that there is a female figure in your life that you want to shower with gifts, right? Ok, before we get too More >
From March 12, 2012 to September 30, 2012 the Smithsonian American Art Museum will be hosting ‘The Art of Video Games‘ which will explore the forty year evolution of video games as an artistic medium from the classics to the more modern contemporary games. The exhibition will feature influential More >
We might just be celebrating Zelda’s 25th birthday all year, and why not? Nintendo says they still have plans for the celebration, so I think that gives us some leeway. This super well done piece of art comes from a professional artist in Mexico named Salvador Ramirez Madriz. His deviantart name is More >
I met Djembe the second to last day of CES at a booth, which was showing his art on their product. I was walking around and just looking at random products and I noticed a painting of Raijin, Japanese God of Thunder and Storm. And those that know me, I am a big fan of Japanese culture. I was More >
We North American citizens aren’t the only ones celebrating Zelda’s 25th birthday. It appears that in Japan, the actual home of Nintendo’s Zelda, an artist named Ag+ felt that Zelda deserved the mightiest painting that would be fit for even a More >
Check out these Mass Effect artworks from MadSpike. It’s a nice rendition of our favorite gals from the Mass Effect universe featuring Jack “Subject Zero, Miranda Lawson, Samara, Morinth, Captain Wasea, and Liara.
And speaking of Mass Effect, many are expecting a spinoff of the Mass Effect More >
Nerd Reactor went to check out Gnomon School of Visual Effects, an art school dedicated to helping out students graduate and get in the film and video game industry using high-end computer graphics. This school is the real deal if you want to get a job More >
Gamesom, a video game convention in Germany that has already beaten Comic-Con in terms of attendance, is coming, and new lovely artworks and some juicy history for the world of Arborea for TERA Online have been revealed. TERA Online is an action MMO coming out next year for the PC that promises More >
Checking out one of the booths at this years Comic-Con 2010, the Bored Inc. booth had a shirt that struck my eye. It was a cute and simple-styled poo and toilet paper with the words “Friends Forever” underneath. How cute is that? But the gods above decided that it wasn’t meant for me to get this More >
Nerd Reactor’s colleague Brant Rotramel was kind enough to sit down with us and spill his Nerd Mojo all over! Needless to say we were very excited. Brant is a 26 year old who breathes, eats, and sleeps art. His relentless ambition to become the best has made him stand out from his peers. We are More >