BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT #25

TODAY’S BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT IS BALOGUN OJETADE!

1014308_10151651562099253_183144284_nBalogun is the author of the bestselling Afrikan Martial Arts: Discovering the Warrior Within and screenwriter / producer / director of the films, A Single Link and Rite of Passage: Initiation.

He is one of the leading authorities on Steamfunk – a philosophy or style of writing that combines the African and / or African American culture and approach to life with that of the steampunk philosophy and / or steampunk fiction – and writes about it, the craft of writing, Sword & Soul and Steampunk in general, at http://chroniclesofharriet.com/.

He is author of three novels – the Steamfunk bestseller, MOSES: The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman (Books 1 & 2); the science fiction gangster saga, Redeemer; and the Sword & Soul epic, Once Upon A Time In Afrika and contributing co-editor of two anthologies: Ki: Khanga: The Anthology and Steamfunk. He is also co-creator of the soon-to-be-released role-playing game, Ki-Khanga™: The Sword & Soul RPG.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Balogun can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Afrikan.Martial.Arts and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Baba_Balogun.

 

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BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT #24

TODAY’S BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT IS WAYNE RILEY!

allknightzteamWayne Riley is the brainchild behind All Knightz, a team of animators, graphic designers, illustrators and writers who are together most notably responsible for the animated series known as ‘Hard Wired’. Their aim is to give you a whole new fresh take on how you view comic books and cartoons by giving you a different kind of character that you and your children will always remember as well as a new way of story telling that will encourage you to look deeper into the stories from our African history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT #22

TODAY’S BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION SPOTLIGHT IS HASANI CLAXTON!

Hasani Claxton

Hasani Claxton

Hasani Claxton was raised on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. He studied Business Management at Morehouse College (1999) and Law at Columbia University (2003). While serving as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx, he began taking evening classes at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. In 2005, he decided to pursue his passion full time, enrolling in Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2009 and later that year attended the Illustration Master Class at Amherst College.

His commissions have included book illustrations, album covers, a mural for an installation at the Carolina Children’s Museum in Puerto Rico, as well as private portraits. In 2012, his work was selected as the People’s Choice for the Black Art In America Juried Art Exhibition and displayed at the Harlem Fine Arts Show. He was a semifinalist in the 2013 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. He currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Knights of the Savana (30 X 40 oil on linen)

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The Fall of the Witch King (oil on panel)

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Ivory Blaque

For a more extensive look at Hasani’s artwork, visit his website @: http://www.hasaniclaxton.com

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BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT #18

TODAY’S BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT IS ANDREW KWAME DANQUAH!

1381104_10151907886745979_962114581_nAndrew Kwame Danquah is the founder of Danquah StudioZ which is a registered company in the UK. He primarily focuses on producing 3D art for his clients; anything from company logos to 3D character designs. Recently architectural designs can be added to his resume. Andrew has a number of websites where he has a portfolio of his work, which also includes contact information for future clients. His software of choice as a 3D artist range from Zbrush r6, Cinema 4D, and Sculptris.

Here is his portfolio on the popular – 3D Artist website http://www.3dartistonline.com/user/DANQUAH-STUDIOZ

And also here is his personal website http://andrewdanquah.wix.com/danquahstudioz#!home/mainPage

 

 

 

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BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT #14

TODAY’S BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION MONTH SPOTLIGHT IS CHYNA MCCOY!

Chyna McCoy

Chyna McCoy

Andre’ Milan McCoy also known as Chyna McCoy, moved to Los Angeles, California in ‘1995’ to pursue his dreams in acting.

Landing on the shores of Venice Beach, Ca, he got his first start at doing Extra work for Television Shows such as Baywatch, Charmed and Pacific Blue. Later, Chyna went on to become the Action Fight Stunt Double for Morpheus in the critically acclaimed film The Matrix & Matrix Reloaded.

Soon after the success of The Matrix, Chyna began focusing on what he does best which is writing. He wrote and conceptualized his first Comic book at the early age of 12 and continued writing mini Novels and cartoon strips into his late teens.

 

 

poster1After straying from writing for over 10 years, he returned back to his passion and began hammering away at numerous Screenplays as well as his Graphic Novel Bayne Legacy Apocalypse along with the Animated version of the Novel.

 

 

 

 

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Bayne Legacy Apocalypse Website:  http://baynelegacyapocalypse.weebly.com/

All 2D artwork is done by Jay Reed StyleUniversal

Visit Jay Reed’s website @: http//:www.Jreedart.com

Check out this video of Bayne in action!

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