All posts tagged: 2017

Wednz Scene: Interesting TV for 2017….At the Moment

October 11 / 17 Hey there again. Well, We’ve seen some great television series so far. Some good, some not so good. I read an article from Vulture, The Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far) by Jan Chaney and Matt Zoller Seitz. The list is great, but there are those that look the most interesting…. Credit source: Vulture…read the article The Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far) Big Little Lies (HBO) Dear White People (Netflix) The Deuce (HBO)   Halt and Catch Fire (AMC) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Insecure (HBO)     The Leftovers (HBO) Master of None (Netflix) Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)     Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime) Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later (Netflix) Will & Grace (NBC) Other great shows: The Gifted (Fox), Game of Thrones (HBO), Supergirl (CW)  What do you think of Chaney’s and Seitz’s list? Do you have another television series that can be added? Feel free to comment. Enjoy your Hump Wednesday, be blessed. Image source: Hindustan Times, Geekinsider, Uproxx, TVLine, & Den of Geek

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Video Game Conventions

September 20 / 17 Hello world….it’s been awhile since I posted anything on Games. Lots of catching up to do, but I found something that might be of interests. Here is a convention that is coming up in the next few weeks…. Credit source: videogamescons.com GDEX 2017 September 29 – October 1, 2017 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, OH Video Gaming Convention GDEX is an annual expo and convention for everyone who loves games. Whether you’re someone who is looking to get into the industry, a seasoned veteran, or just someone who loves video and board games, there is something for everyone. We take pride in being the platform to help indie developers showcase their passions to the world. Featuring devs from across the country, there is always something new to play at GDEX! Registration Information Register Now Advance Rates $64.11 through October 1, 2017 Update Information for GDEX 2017     Konsplosion! 2017 September 29 – October 1, 2017 Fort Smith Convention Center Fort Smith, AR Comic Convention with Anime, Fantasy, Gaming, Sci-Fi, and Video Gaming programming Konsplosion is …

Wednz Scene: GDWC 2017

August 9 / 17 Hey again! One more post for today. Games are now added to the Shadowboxerinc roster. I found this interesting competition here for those who are die hard gamers. Game Development World Championship 2017. This competition has started since January of this year. Someone passed this on to me this morning. You still have a chance, if you’re interested….. credit source: games development world championship 2017 what is { GDWC? } What? The Game Development World Championship is an annual competition for indie game developers, game development students and anyone interested in game development to join in. When? The GDWC has started on the 27th of January 2017. The final day to enter and submit your games is on the 30th of September 2017. Where? The event happens online for the most part, with the finalists from the Pro and Hobby track brought to Finland and Sweden to visit the game companies. The trip will be paid for by us. We will also be attending game developer events and visiting industry hubs. Hope to …

Wednz Scene: Workshops & Retreats

Aug. 2 / 17 First Wednesday of this month of August and I found some workshops and retreats courtesy of Artshow. credit source: artshow Watercolor Workshop in Tuscany with Dodie Davis & Vitalia Tours w/Venice Add-on (Tuscany, Italy)  September 25 – October 4, 2017 10-Day unique watercolor workshop for artists of all levels. This is an exceptional combination of food, wine, excursions & painting workshops. Tuscany is quintessential Italy and an artist’s dreamscape with amazing scenery: Let yourself be seduced by the colors, the exquisite light, and the charm of autumn in Tuscany. Learn more   Plein-Air Urban Watercolour Workshops in Barcelona  Year-round (see website for details) This is an opportunity to enjoy a 5 day plein-air intensive watercolor workshop in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. Professional artist Paul Raymonde and his wife Angela run an urban painting course in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Classes are carefully structured to explain and practice the intricacies of traditional watercolor technique. Learn more   Plein Air Landscape Workshop in beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho  October 1-5, 2017 …

Shadow Spotlight: 8 Illustrators to Watch

June 12 / 17 Hello! This week is gonna be busy, plenty busy….Today with this month’s Shadow Spotlight, we have eight illustrators who you need to pay attention to.   Mariana Rodrigues Based in London, this unique illustrator, with a style pattern focusing on nature, has created whimsical symmetry and patterns that create wonderful and colorful designs. She has studied communications design at ESAC College of Art and Design Matosinhos, Portugal. With colored pencil, watercolor, digital manipulation, and coloring, plus some photography, these illustrations have garnered positive notes. She has worked with Country Living, Patrick Watson, Vogue Japan, and Work Club for Original Source.  To see more look here: mariana.io.           Anna Kovesces Beautiful, bold, child-like, and colorful. Those are four words to describe this Hungarian illustrator’s work. Kovesces has created works for Die Zeit Magazine, The Style Press, The New York Times Magazine, Hong Kong based Milk X magazine, and others.  Just drop by annakovecses.tumblr.com for more of her work.             Oscar Ramos Working and living in Santiago, …

Wednz Scene: Photography Retreats & Workshops…

May 3 / 17 Hello! Just a stop for some creative news. If you love photography, armature, professional, or somewhere in between, and are itching to get your foot into the door, these retreats should help you right away. cred: inspire, eloquent light, sante fe photographic workshops,  Inspire February 26-28, 2018 at the Gurney’s Resort in Newport, Rhode Island What is Inspire? Inspire is a retreat-style conference for professional wedding and portrait photographers. The conference is comprised of sessions on a variety of subjects, from business practices to shooting techniques, to artistry and personal vision. Inspire retreats are structured to enhance opportunities to foster deep relationships with other attendees, build community, and create a culture of ongoing peer-to-peer mentoring and support in our industry. Mission: Inspire’s mission is to foster & maintain a supportive community where photographers are encouraged & empowered to grow in their lives and businesses through innovative curriculum in the areas of Craft, Vision & Business. To register go to http://www.inspirephotoretrests.com/2018-registration.     The Western Portrait With Michael Crouser When: July 9 – 14, 2017 Category: …

Cool: Films in View

March 12 / 17 Good Evening! The weekends are the best right? Especially when you go to a movie you want to see. Saturday, I went to see Kong: Skull Island and I wasn’t disappointed. Wonder Woman, Atomic Blonde, and Alien Covenant round out the cool films out there so far….         A review for Kong: Skull Island will be up tomorrow. I can’t wait to let you guys know what I think about the film. Enjoy the rest of your wonderful Sunday, be blessed!                                                                   featured image: Nerdist

Cool: “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” Taylor Swift & Zayn

Jan. 27 / 17 Afternoon! This is a segment is called Cool. Cool in what’s happening in art, film, music, books, you get the picture right? Well, the music video for the song, ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’ by Taylor Swift and former One Direction member Zayn, has arrived. As some of you know the song is from the soundtrack for the upcoming film, Fifty Shades Darker. I’m sure the Swiftie fans are beyond excited. That goes for the fans of Zayn. The song and video are pretty cool. Check it out….   Enjoy your Friday, be blessed!                               featured images: ABC News