Jamie Fraser, from Outlander Scotland has always held a very special place in my heart, not just because I spent four years of my life in Edinburgh but also because its history, bloody and brutal as it may be, is also heart wrenchingly romantic. Overseas, Scotland’s cultural heritage has been reduced to flat […]
This is going to be a long post. For the longest time I’ve been conflicted as to how I can possibly enjoy two shows that are, at their core, diametrically opposed. One presents a world where ideals are reality, and the sanctified boundaries of class, gender and race do not imprison but rather shape characters […]
I’m no animation or film student. I’m not even really an art student, and so I was stunned- and excited- to discover that most films, even mainstream live action films, employ storyboard artists to sketch out scenes. They’re kept hidden away so as not to take away from the reputation of the director as the […]
It’s fascinating, but also rather horrifying to conceptualize weapon and armour technology for battle. Too much fantasy concept art goes overboard with making the weaponry ‘look’ cool; we tend to forget that there is really nothing beautiful or elegant about things forged with the express function of taking life. I’m not really sure what I […]
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the lack of graphic literature for adults. I don’t mean graphic novels, because as lovely as they are, they’re far more image heavy and rather light on the text. I want to see something that combines everything I like about full length novels with imaginative illustration. I think […]
These are for a project at university. I’m not churning these out nearly as fast as I should.
Season 7 is around the corner, just about a week away. My flatmate and I have been re-watching the series from he beginning, two episodes a day. I’ve been obsessed, and I suspect it’s at least partly because as someone who loves to dream up imaginary worlds and have a go at visualizing them, Game […]