"Let's start with the most important piece, yes?"
A janitor at a high-club strip club, featuring cybernetically altered ladies, discovers that he should've read the fine print when he's... More > chosen to replace one of them. Now he needs to find a way to deal with this sudden promotion in this 20 page story from blackshirtboy.com!< Less
"Still awake, son?"
Beneath the foothills of the Rockies a young intern at a top-secret scientific research facility finds himself in a slippery situation.
What follows is 20 pages of... More > rubbery, gooey fun from blackshirtboy.com!< Less
"What would you do to save her, I wonder?"
On the treacherous northern Shelf a man searches the tundra for his missing wife only to unwittingly stumble into something far more treacherous... More > than the raging winter storms. Will he be able to save her? Will he be able to save himself? Find out in the second story set in the Dreamlands universe: Tales from Dreamland: the Winter King from blackshirtboy.com< Less
"What's happening to him, Oak?"
The survey vessel Stjorner receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that... More > something has joined them. What follows is 20 pages of aliens and sci fi goodness in Alien Tongues part 1, from blackshirtboy.com!< Less
"This is the story of how my life changed forever..."
Shortly after moving into a new town, a hapless young man finds he's become the victim of a strange and ancient curse. Can he save... More > himself before it's too late? Or will he lose himself forever to the light of the full moon?
Find out in the pages of Woman by the Light of the Moon, from blackshirtboy.com.< Less
Carrizo Topologies explores 'seismic memory' looping between the psychic space of human traumatic memory and the geomorphology of earthquake terrain. Drawings and large scale photomontage with text... More > fragments touch on remnants of seismic visualizations from recent quakes in a dramatic landscape of unpredictable extremes.< Less
"Very funny, painfully honest, and invariably true. A real insight into a working opera singer’s life." - Nicholas Hytner. "The descriptions of rehearsals are very funny." -... More > Ian Hislop. "It's no exaggeration to say that Who's My Bottom? made me laugh out loud, abruptly and in public places, many times--and brought tears to my eyes at others." - Steven Blier. "LOVED it. It was a terrific, can't put it down read. It arrived two days ago and is already dog eared! I loved his style of writing and his frankness and honesty were both refreshing and beguiling. Great." - Graham Clark "I loved it..I Iaughed till I cried...and I think you are a bloody genius!" - Susan Bullock. "Terrific. By turns hilarious and touching." - Clive Bayley< Less
George Bernard Shaw once wrote: “If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea... More > and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.” Open Field is the Walker Art Center’s three-year experiment in participation and public space. Taking place outdoors in the summer months, the project invited artists and visitors to imagine and inhabit the museum’s campus as a cultural commons—a shared space for idea exchange, creative gatherings, and unexpected interactions. The Walker’s backyard was home to numerous activities, from conversations to performances and temporary sculptures. This volume discusses Open Field’s genesis, exploring the meaning and impact of public practice for institutions.< Less
Art Nurture: The Simple Guide to Cultivating Your Creativity
Would you like to infuse more passion, inspiration, and creativity into your daily life?
You possess the seed of creativity. Cultivating... More > your creativity is as simple and natural a process as nurturing a seed to grow. You can engage the simple tools, found in this book, to create a beautiful, passionate, and purposeful existence. You can life life with the soul of an artist.< Less
Softcover catalogue produced to document the exhibition, Jonathan Forrest: Field Notes, that was exhibited at The Gallery/art placement inc. from May 31-June 26, 2014. Jonathan Forrest is a... More > contemporary Canadian artist. His work is informed by the history of modernist abstraction, invigorated by his unique, idiosyncratic approach to colour, composition and materials. The eclectic group of recent paintings in this exhibition are characterized by exploration, discovery and unconventional sources of inspiration. The Gallery/art placement inc. is a commercial art gallery in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Founded in 1978, it is now the longest operating commercial gallery in the city of Saskatoon. Its focus is established and mid-career Saskatchewan and Western Canadian artists with an emphasis on landscape and abstract painting.< Less
MOTHERS WE LOVE: This is a sensitive and inspiring collection of photographs of the one person we love and admire the most -- our mother. The images in this book show women from young mothers to... More > grandmothers. Whether she is a struggling, single mom or is surrounded by a large and loving family, mothers are the women who mean so much to us. These marvelous pictures portray mothers in different stages of their lives, with the various emotions they encounter daily. This book will make a perfect gift for your mother.< Less
Experiment with markers, watercolors, crayons, pencils or pastels to create your own iconographic art. Each image has a small message and ample area for text, encouraging you to write your own... More > insights and thoughts. It becomes a visual journal, where you color the illustrations as well as write the text. Ancient Image, Sacred Lines offers church school and parishioners a new resource of historical spiritual imagery.< Less
TBD: The Zine is your gateway to all things TBD. This epic tome of knowledge explains - in very cryptic ways - the meaning behind TBD: The Movie. It also highlights many of the fine artists who are... More > regularly contributing their work to the crowd-sourced collaborative effort that is TBD: The Movie.< Less
What does an artist learn from 3 months in a painter’s paradise?
In 2014 New Zealand artist Richard Robinson visited the Queenstown area of New Zealand for 3 months to paint some of the most... More > spectacular scenery on the planet. It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it.
This book is a painter’s diary - a collection of thoughts, realisations, notes, techniques and even an epiphany or two, written to inspire and enlighten any landscape painter or art lover with a thirst for adventure and practical painting know-how. Enjoy.< Less
glitChicago: An Exhibition of Chicago Glitch Art at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
August 1 - September 28, 2014
Over the past decade Chicago has enjoyed a reputation as a center for artists... More > within a worldwide subculture of experimentation in electronic media. Knit together by global communications networks, the tendency known as “glitch” or “glitch art” centers around the noisy and colorful errors propagated when electronic media systems and digital encoding are unexpectedly interrupted or misbehave.< Less