George R. R. Martin Says This Is How He Actually Pictures Game of Thrones Locations

Oct 29, 2014 By Abraham 0

The settings in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” are incredible — either beautiful or terrible and always perfect for the story. But George R. R. Martin says they’re not always what he envisioned as he wrote his books. And of other artists’ renderings for other products, he says…

We’ve had a number of different artists draw them on covers and on the fantasy like cards and games, and some of them have been beautiful images but not necessarily accurate to what I described.

So for his new book, an epic history of the fantasy world he created, he worked closely with artists (including Marc SimonettiTed Nasmith, and Philip Straub) to render his locations as accurately to the books and his imagination as possible.

Here are just a few of the George R. R. Martin approved results…

The Iron Throne

What Westeros Really Looks Like - 01

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Woman Records the 108 Catcalls She Gets in One Day on the Streets of New York

Oct 28, 2014 By Joey White 11

When director Rob Bliss‘s girlfriend told him how bad the catcalling was on New York City’s streets, he had to do something about it.

For 10 hours one day, Bliss walked around New York with a backpack that had a camera hidden inside. Following him was actress Shoshana Roberts, who simply walked around the city in jeans and a t-shirt. She faced over 10 incidents of street harrassment per hour over the course of that day.

This condensed video of that day shows what countless women face every day just walking down the street…

It Costs Absolutely Nothing To Give Your Child What They Need to Succeed Creatively

Oct 26, 2014 By Abraham 0

There’s a lot that goes into a career in the arts or some other creative field, but really it comes down to skill and drive. And as parents, we can make a huge difference in whether our creative children have this.

The best part? The most important thing they need is completely free…and withholding it has literally no advantages.

Kevin Smith explains in this fantastic comic from Zen Pencils

Encourage Artists

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