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Battlefield Earth in the Dragon Con Parade 2017

Dragon Con 2017 – Day 2

Another great day at the Atlanta Dragon Con! It all started with the Dragon Con Parade and our entry featuring Battlefield Earth.

Font de Gaume cave paintings-feature

Pictures That Tell Stories

This article was originally published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XI. Mankind has used pictures to tell stories from the beginning of time. Recently, ancient cave paintings were discovered in France, and while cave paintings aren’t new discoveries, these are unlike anything seen before.

Lazarus and Mike Michera

How to create an award-winning illustration

How does one actually create an award-winning illustration? Illustrators of the Future judges include some of the most famous illustrators of the 20 and 21st centuries—and are not easy to impress.

Frank Kelly Freas with Ray Bradbury

SF Illustration by Frank Kelly Freas

Frank Kelly Freas was the first coordinating judge of the Illustrators of the Future Contest. Already a well established commercial artist and having known L. Ron Hubbard and having observed first hand Ron lending a helping hand to aspiring writers, he was very excited to share his hard-won experience in helping the aspiring artist.

Larry Elmore and Rob Prior painting a dragon on stage

Can You Draw a Dragon? How Illustrators of the Future Inspires Students

I am teaching in a home school environment and have students who are artists at heart.  Each week I teach an art class that focuses on specific skills as well as ideas that inspire.  These classes validate the imaginative minds of my students in addition to simply being fun. After this year’s Writers and Illustrators of the Future Event, I was inspired to teach a class on dragons.

Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter 2017 Winners

Illustrators of the Future Contest – 2nd Quarter 2017 Winners

The judging results are in! And here are the winners for the Illustrators of the Future Contest – 2nd Quarter 2017

Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter 2017 Winners

Illustrators of the Future Contest – 1st Quarter 2017 Winners

The judging results are in! And here are the winners for the Illustrators of the Future Contest – 1st Quarter 2017

Artist Ciruelo with Anthony Moravian

Spotlight on Artist Anthony Moravian

Anthony Moravian is a tall, quiet kind of guy, but his art speaks volumes. He describes his style as fantasy inspired by classic renaissance paintings and, so, not surprisingly, he specializes in …