Black Petals Artists donate their work to enhance the writer's work
and we appreciate their efforts. Here are their bios:
Darren Blanch, Aussie creator of
visions which tell you a tale long after first glimpses have teased your
peepers. With early influence from America's Norman Rockwell to show life as
life, Blanch has branched out mere art form to impact multi-dimensions of color
and connotation. People as people, emotions speaking their greater glory.
Visual illusions expanding the ways and means of any story.
Digital arts mastery provides what Darren
wishes a reader or viewer to take away in how their own minds are moved. His
evocative stylistics are an ongoing process which sync intrinsically to the
expression of the nearby written or implied word he has been called upon to
View the vivid energy of IVSMA (Darren Blanch)
works at: www.facebook.com/ivsma3Dart,
YELLOW MAMA, Sympatico Studio - www.facebook.com/SympaticoStudio,
DeviantArt - www.deviantart.com/ivsma
and launching in 2019, as Art Director for suspense author
intrigue promoter Kate Pilarcik's line of books and publishing promotion -
SeaHaven Intrigue Publishing-Promotion.
Mike Kerins is a writer/artist based in the UK. His
artwork has been exhibited in various galleries and he has written articles, stories
and illustrated for various publishers including: Yellow Mama, Dark River
Press, Black Petals, Tartarus Press, The Horrorzine and the BBC. He is
currently working on his first novel. The magnificent depravity
illustrative work can be experienced at: www.darkartgallery.com <http://www.darkartgallery.com/>
W. Jack Savage is a
retired broadcaster and educator. He is the author of eight books
including Imagination: The Art of W. Jack Savage (wjacksavage.com). To
date, more than fifty of Jack’s short stories and over a thousand of his
paintings and drawings have been published worldwide. Jack and his wife Kathy
live in Monrovia, California.
is an illustrator for horror/sci-fi and pulp
fiction websites and magazines. She is also founder and senior editor for
the independent poetry publisher, Subsynchronous Press. An SFPA Rhysling
Award nominated poet, her poems have appeared in journals such as Eternal
Haunted Summer, Jellyfish Whispers, Scfifaikuest, Illya’s Honey,
and Red River Review, as well as numerous
anthologies. Her short stories have appeared recently in Night
to Dawn, Yellow Mama, Black Petals, Sirens Call, and Tales
from the Moonlit Path, among others, as well as in numerous horror
anthologies such as Night in New Orleans: Bizarre Beats from the Big
Easy, Thuggish Itch: Viva Las Vegas, and White
Noise & Ouija Boards. She appeared, briefly, as the uncredited
"all-American Mom with baby" in Purple Cactus Media’s 2007
Arizona indie-film, "Vote for Zombie." Having lived in France,
Brazil, Canada, and several states in the US, she now resides in southern
C. Walker was born in Leeds in
1939. He studied Ceramics at Leeds College of Art and the Royal College of Art.
In the late 1960s to early 1970s, he was Personal Assistant to Eduardo
Paolozzi. Keith taught at Hull College of Art and Leicester Polytechnic, which
is now De Montfort University. In 994 he retired from Academia.
says, “Digital technology has made and continues to make big changes to all of
our lives: the way we communicate, the way we are monitored, the way we
entertain ourselves, and much, much more.
now leave a digital footprint wherever we go, and with whatever we do.
we already have one foot in an Orwellian world?
collages are an investigation, with a small “I,” on the impact of digital
technology and its possibilities.”