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Machiavelli, online graphic novel by Don MacDonald

Niccolò Machiavelli was a 15th Century Italian diplomat, philosopher and writer, from whose political treatise, The Prince, along with other writings, we get the contemporary usage of his name in the term Machiavellian, referring to the use of deceptive cunning and planning in politics. Machiavelli Read More …

Al Williamson’s Flash Gordon: A Lifelong Vision of the Heroic

Anyone who has read my previous post about comics art great Al Williamson, knows that he is high on my personal list of adventure comics artists, but I have to admit that even I was surprised by the new book from Flesk publications, Al Williamson’s Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Whistler’s Nocturne: Blue and Silver – Chelsea

Nocturne: Blue and Silver – Chelsea, James Abbott McNeill Whistler; oil on wood, roughly 20 x 24″ (61 x 50cm) Link above is to Zoomable image on Google Art Project; original is in the Tate, London; downloadable large file on Wikimedia Commons. Whistler often titled Read More …

James Gurney’s Color in Practice, Part 1, Black, White, and Complements

Anyone who has read my previous reviews of books and videos by James Gurney will not be surprised that I have high praise for his latest instructional video. Color in Practice, Part 1, Black, White, and Complements is — quite obviously by its title — Read More …