Hacking The Loop

Kosmas rigged his computer so that it could interface with the AchronoTech machines. His mother complained about the power bill, but he assured her it would be worth it when he was the first to override the access controls. Concept art by the inimitable Simon Stålenhag. » 2/24/15 5:00pm 2/24/15 5:00pm

It's Not a Good Idea to Play with Dinosaurs, Even If They're Cute

His cat was always trying to chase the dinosaurs. And yet she never really struggled very hard when he picked her up to prevent a confrontation. That's how he saved his cat, and his cat's pride, at the same time. » 11/07/14 11:50pm 11/07/14 11:50pm

10 Concept Artists Who Should Be Making Their Own Movies

There are a number of massively talented illustrators, concept designers, and visual effects artists who work to bring other people's projects to life. But many of them have incredible ideas of their own—ideas that we'd love to see as movies, video games, or television shows. » 2/25/14 10:30am 2/25/14 10:30am

Concept Art Writing Prompt: At the Dinosaur Ranch

Unleash your Jurassic Park dreams in this week's Concept Art Writing Prompt. Share your tale of a place where dinosaurs spend their days behind fences and their nights sleeping in barns. » 12/14/13 12:00pm 12/14/13 12:00pm

Autumn was in the air as we walked past the atmosphere factories

When we first met, he took me on a walk to the far edge of the city. We listened to its atmosphere generators hum, and watched the sunset stain the carbon filters with pink light. Decades later, the sound of a geoengineering facility always reminds me of what I loved about him. » 9/24/13 7:31pm 9/24/13 7:31pm

Concept Art Writing Prompt: A Boy and His Robot vs. The Police

Two boys are playing with their robot in a sunny meadow when the police appear on the scene. Are they here to ruin their robotic fun? What happens when the police face off against this remote-controlled machine? » 8/17/13 12:00pm 8/17/13 12:00pm