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Artist Spotlight - Rui L (Ravefirell)

Artist Spotlight - Rui L (Ravefirell)

It is our great pleasure to introduce you to Rui L, a.k.a. Ravefirell. Learn more in this edition of the artist spotlight.

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Boomslank Artist Spotlight: Allison Stanley

Boomslank Artist Spotlight: Allison Stanley

"Covering an image with ornament is like turning it to gold, or setting it to music; it glorifies it, revealing the inner nature of the subject on its visible surface. The result is enchanting yet mysterious, for it is a revelation of something originally invisible, like a scent, a mood, or an ideology. Ornament is a metaphor, an essential element of poetry." Allison Stanley's web-page (www.allisonstanleyart.com) opens with this description of her unique style. In many ways, the quote is very similar to her art; beautiful, poetic, mysterious. I first met Allison in the artist alley of Anime Expo 2014...

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The new and improved art contest is not an art contest.

Those of you that followed us, since inception know that we love anime. I mean we really love anime. So when we started the art contest, we were hoping to meet anime lovers and scope out their art. We created the art contest around a reward based incentive. We rewarded a select few each month whose art work either showed up as most popular or most impressive.

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