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On Nature in Contemporary Fantastic Art


Petar Meseldžija

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 1899 “A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free…

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Ignore This Advice


Steven Belledin

December 6, 2022 - Here's the thing. I...don't know a lot. Well, I know a lot...I just don't know a lot—academically—about making art. I'm not the guy who can write on color theory for a dozen posts straight and never repeat myself. I can’t break down anatomy or tell you how to constructively build a person on a page. And I DEFINITELY have no business telling you about best practices in putting together an oil painting. Consequently, I have always felt very out of place on this art blog. About the only thing I’m half decent at—sort of—is explaining my thought processes in making the work I make. Unfortunately, due to things like non-disclosure agreements and not being allowed to show certain reference materials, my ability to do this thoroughly for my commercial work is hampered at best. But…

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