Category Archives: Art

August 19

By: Meg Humphrey Have You Nerd had the incredible honor of receiving the “Most Unique Website Content” award from the inaugural year of the Geekie Awards in 2013. This year, the Geekies are mixing it up and  giving fans the opportunity to vote for their favorites in each category! Here are my picks. Art: Jackie […]

July 02

The Unicorn Files: From a Model’s POV

By: Meg Humphrey What most people who know me through conventions and fan communities don’t know is that I’m actually quite shy. When I’m out of my element, I tend to feel pretty embarrassed for no reason and have a hard time striking up or keeping conversations. Even places I think I might be okay, […]

January 05

Adorable Artist Spotlight: Vivian Ng

By: Meg Humphrey   If you’ve read the previous installments of Adorable Artist Spotlight, you’ll know my weakness for traditional art. I came across Vivian Ng from a random retweet of a piece of her fanart. It immediately drew me in and I had to see more!     Her lineart is detailed, but not […]

November 17

Nerdtastic Renaissance Art

By: TCO These breathtaking photos depicting superheroes and Star Wars characters from the Renaissance period are the brainchild of French photographer Sacha Goldberger. The exhibit, titled “Super Flemings,” aims to appropriate the American idols by creating a tie to European culture and history. Goldberger’s creation are simply breathe-taking, for nerds and non-nerds alike. The details, from the costuming […]

September 05

Adorable Artist Spotlight: The Gorgonist

By: Meg Humphrey   The Gorgonist, AKA Robin Kaplan, has been one of those artists I always look forward to seeing at conventions. I have many of her pieces hanging up in my apartment and it’s great to see what new art she has added since I saw her last.     Her original artwork […]

August 15

Adorable Artist Spotlight: Elsa Chang

By: Meg Humphrey   I hopped onto my personal Tumblr for the first time since May and I was lucky enough to come across some of Elsa Chang’s art in the less-than-twenty-minutes I spent on there! Elsa Chang is currently a character designer for Nickelodeon, but has worked as a character designer and in visual […]

July 02

Adorable Artist Spotlight: JJ Knight

By: Meg Humphrey   I was introduced to JJ Knight’s art thanks to Tumblr. JJ is a Dutch art school student who has a really open and friendly personality about her fandoms and about her art. I instantly became a fan of her style – it’s cute and a little super deformed, but can still […]

June 04

Medieval Lord of The Rings Illustrations

By: Terra Clarke Olsen There are times I’m really thankful for the Internet and Social Media. Yesterday was one of those times; io9 published an article featuring these fantastic Russian Orthodox illustrations depicting scenes from The Lord of the Rings. Created by Ukranian artist Sergei Iukhimov, the images’ medieval style elicit the magical wonder that surrounds that period, […]

May 30

Adorable Artist Spotlight: Nicole Graham

By: Meg Humphrey Nicole Graham is an artist from the UK who is hoping to break into the game industry. What drew my attention toward her was her stunning line of Disney characters. She covers mostly the well known princesses, but also branches out to characters like Nala and even offers a Disney-fied Princess Leia […]

May 16

Adorable Artist Spotlight: Inki-Jinx

I first encountered Inki-Jinx at Sakura-Con this past year. I stopped dead in my tracks when I caught a glimpse of the outpouring of adorable that was radiating from her artist alley table. Cephalopods! Desserts! Mermaids! It was a dream come true that perfectly enveloped  my favorite (non Star Wars) things! Shelly created Inki-Jinx to […]

April 23

Adorable Artist Spotlight: Renee Nault

By: Meg Humphrey At every convention I go to, I scour the exhibition halls for mermaids. It’s my thing. My bathroom is covered in prints of ….. Along the very back wall I stopped dead in my tracks as I walked by Renee Nault’s table. There wasn’t just one mermaid print – there was at […]

March 24

ECCC Happenings: I Heart Comic Art

By: Terra Clarke Olsen Emerald City Comicon is just a few short days away, and this year is looking to be better than ever. But it’s not just the con that’s adding to the “must see” list, rather there are plenty of events happening all over the city in relation to the con (and many don’t […]