The Influences Of Mr Button’s One Shot Comic Book

Mr Button The Teddy Bear Vengeance Comic

Hey, did you know we, as in Alt World Studios, are weeks away from releasing a new comic book? It is called Mr Button’s One Shot – the story of a vengeful Teddy Bear out to stop the Boogeyman and his Monster under the bed once and for all. As you can tell from the artwork this isn’t your regular Teddy Bear Tale.

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Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone – Learning How To Draw

Daisy - A simple but very effective floral work painted at Michael's Store as part of my Art Demo for the workshops I am running.The last couple of years I got asked this question at every show, ‘what advice can you give me about learning to draw?’ It confuses me a little bit, because my skills are not overwhelming and are limited. My reply is normally gesturing at my work and saying, ‘are you sure you asking the right person?’ Continue reading

The Last Alan Moore Interview on Slovobooks

Comic Creator Alan MooreThe Alan Moore interview on Slovobooks was published on January 9, the interviewer was trying to talk about some of the darker sexual elements of Alan Moore’s books, and while that was addressed – it didn’t really shed any light on why these elements always pop up in Moore’s work. I think he still stuck in deconstruct mode. Continue reading

Living in the days of future now with Valkyrie One a Prototype NASA ‘Super’ Robot Astronaut

Valkyrie One NASA Prototype Robot AstronautWhen I was a child reading the Ro-Busters in Tornado and continuing their adventures in 2000AD I never thought we would see the days that such practical humanoid robots would start to appear. Meet Valkyrie One, a prototype NASA Super Robot, modular, independent motion and with a high degree of mobility. Continue reading

Atlas, the Robot that now walk’s amongst us… Science fiction is fast becoming fact!

atlasx299Meet Atlas,  a biped free-standing environment aware rescue robot able to move around his surroundings and manipulate them. It is finally here the true dawning of an age I thought I would never see. Atlas is going to be the Grandfather of the Robots we read about in Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot or in 2000AD ABC Warriors, watched as Cylons on TV or as the friendly Androids in Star Wars. Continue reading