The Ugly Truth About Book Sales

Originally posted on Leona's Blog of Shadows:
Today I am going to share some eye-opening truths, which might shatter the illusions regarding the book publishing business and crush the dreams of some folk out there. I have recently come across a rather interesting blog post link in the comments section under a post at…

Hand Crafted: The (New) Quilled Artworks by Artist Yulia Brodskaya!

Artist Yulia Brodskaya has been all the rage recently on Facebook. After checking out her new work, I now know why. I did a post of her work way back in 2011 (The Fantastic Paper Art of Yulia Brodskaya!), and the work was incredible then. But her new work is really quite amazing. Brodskaya, who […]

Revisit: Montreal-based graffiti crew A’shop’s nod to Mucha!

Known as the “N.D.G. Project” (after its location), the giant graffiti artwork is a modern take on “Our Lady of Grace” and was inspired by the work of Czech art nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha.

Montreal Street Art Crew Goes Mucha! Montreal’s graffiti crew known as A’shop transform a boring side of a building into amazing piece of street art. A’Shop artists: Fluke, Guillaume Lapointe, Antonin Lambert, DoDo Ose and Bruno Rathbone worked 16 days from dawn till dusk in order to complete the incredible five-storey mural. Known as the […]

Crafty & Craftier: Devil Among The Tailors!

Artist Rachelle Leon has seen some face time on this blog before (see feature: Featured Artist: Jeweler Rachelle Leon!), but her passion for creativity just can’t seem to be contained. She moves from project to project, finding new, fun and interesting artistic endeavors to try. Her newest project: Devil Among The Tailors! This time around, […]

Revisit: Love Me Some FIRE! Molotov Art of Russian Artist Radya Timofey!

Working on “Eternal Fire” 2. A series of portraits of heroic WW2 fighters celebrating Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany. Art by Radya Timofey.

Fire! Fire! Fire!! Being a slight pyromaniac myself, I couldn’t resist posting about this artist. The 23 year old Russian artist Radya Timofey has quite a collection of street art credited to his name already, but “Eternal Fire” has to be one of his best! Since doing this installation, he’s already created 2 more but […]

The Beauty And Delicacy Of Artist Luigi Prina!

Artist Luigi Prina: Art comes in a lot of forms…and Artist Luigi Prina combines engineering, patience, skill and dedication to create beautiful, functional flying ships. Luigi Prina might be 83 years old, but he still has the imagination of a child. The Italian architect’s studio is filled with miniature flying ships of all shapes and […]

Behind The Curtain At Team Pop Culture!

Many of you already know R. Smith and I work together as the Indie Publishing Duo – Team Pop Culture. We’ve completed and published a novel (Pop Culture Sucks, Manifesto Of A Vampire), then revamped and re-released a novel (the much shinier Pop Culture Sucks, Manifesto Of A Vampire!), and published eight free e-series short […]