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Happy Father’s Day to All Superhero Dads Out There!

Our parents are superheroes right? They raise us and turn us into real humans, which is a ton of work! We want to wish all the dads out there a Happy Father’s Day! You’re definitely a superhero to us. Feel free to download the image below, print it out and give...

First Images from Live-Action Inuyasha Play

The manga and subsequent anime Inuyasha by Rumiko Takahashi has long been a popular series. You’ll find fan art and cosplay galore for the series and characters. Inuyasha is a staple of the manga world. It has spawned a lot of adaptations and now there’s a new live-action Inuyasha stage play. The...

Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild

The latest Legend of Zelda game is going to be coming out soon. Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild will be available, along with the new Nintendo Switch system, on March 3. The game is the 19th installment in the Zelda franchise. This time the game is taking a slightly...

The 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, 50 Years of Amazing Art

I can’t believe Star Trek is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Star Trek is a series that I’ve loved since I was a kid. I have extremely fond memories of watching the show with my dad and brother, imagining space and what was out there. Over the years the series has inspired...

Meet the Editor: Brittany VanSnepson

How long have you been working at F+W? I’ve been working here for almost three years, as of April 2016. Crazy! It doesn’t seem like it’s been that long. What is the best part about your job? I honestly find it hard to pick only one aspect. I dreamed so long...

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Book Launch Party

*A guest post by artist Robbie Lee, the author of Perspective Made Easy! Hello IMPACT Friends! Hey, are you free on October 3rd? Live in the Orlando, Florida area? Either way, you’re invited to a somewhat belated but well-planned book launch party for my new-ish book, Perspective Made Easy: A Step-by-Step...

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Art: Field of Study

Art is one of those topics that can be dated back ages before modern technology was even a twinkle of an idea. So, it’s no surprise that thousands of years later, the term art has so many genres, let alone mediums, attached to it. With nothing more than an idea, a...

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How to Draw a Ballerina Little Pony

Little Pony Drawing Book How to Draw a Ballerina Little Pony In the fantastical world of little ponies nothing is more spectacular than learning to create one of these magical beings with enough style and flair that even a rainbow pales in comparison! Artist Lindsay Cibos starts fellow artists off on...