I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately. There’s so much going on in my life right now, that something is going to have to give. My to-do list is growing rather than shrinking, and I’m both excited and daunted by it. It’s my own fault. Too many projects, too many ideas and different things I […]
If you’re not familiar with Yohio, he’s an awesomely talented, teenage, Swedish musician, who taught himself fluent Japanese to rock out J-Pop style. Oh, and he does it all dressed up like a pretty doll. Check out his music vid and tell me this isn’t hot… Now I’ve introduced Yohio, let’s backtrack a little to a […]
I still remember when I first put my art in an online gallery. I was fourteen years old and the whole “internet” thing wasn’t as big back then. Elfwood was already around though, and as a timid amateur artist, I posted the minimum amount of art that was required to actually be eligible for a gallery. […]
I have something I have to come clean about with my young adult paranormal romance, Emotionally Charged. The inspiration for it came from two sources. The first was a vivid dream. I often have awesome dreams where I’m quite lucid. Many play out entire storylines like watching a movie, but only sometimes do I remember […]
One of my favourite parts of my trip to Vietnam in 2009 was visiting the hill tribes near the northern border to China. It was a beautiful area with beautiful people. My husband and I, armed with our Canon 5D’s, took hundreds of photos, and a lot of them were of the children from the […]
Trivia- What is the number one most frequently asked question of artists, that most artists dislike being asked? “Where do you get your inspiration?” It’s so common, it’s like being asked, “Where did you get that dress?”, as though we’re expected to have some store address we can direct people to to stop in and […]
“Young Adult” is my favourite genre to read, as well as what I like to write. I think of it not so much a genre as a style- normally fast paced, a bit angsty, with characters of a teenage range who are dealing with changing from a child to an adult. Young Adult spans many […]
“I mean by a picture a beautiful romantic dream of something that never was, never will be- in a light better than any light that ever shone- in a land no one can define or remember, only desire.” A 4500 word essay exploring the nature of Fantasy Art and its role in Society. An interesting commentary and analysis of where Fantasy Art came from, and why it’s important to human culture. Written by Selina during her university days.