Down the Dark Path Fantasy, Dark Art, and Sci Fi by J Edward Neill

New Painting – Night Emperor

August 26, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

On a lonely Friday eve, long after midnight slid by, I stood before a black canvas with the last drop of white paint clinging to my paintbrush. Sounds a bit dramatic, right? Anyway, I made good use of the white paint. And out came my latest painting, Night Emperor. Prints are available here. For purchase inquiries, hit me […]

Creepy new Cover Art – Let the Bodies

August 21, 2017 | Art!, Horror, Short Stories | Permalink

In the old world city of Ellerae, one person goes missing every day. Poor little Mia doesn’t stand a chance. Or does she? Let the Bodies One dead. Every night. Forever… With new cover art by Tahina Morrison… Let the Bodies also appears in the short novel – The Hecatomb. J Edward Neill

The Starving Artist and His Kid

August 16, 2017 | Art!, humor, Life | Permalink

I wouldn’t have it any other way. With that said, single dad art-making ain’t always easy. Almost six years ago, my son (the G Man) burst into my life. He was the Kool-Aid Man breaking through the brick wall of me. Upon his arrival, I prepared myself for sleepless nights, hours upon hours of crying, and the end of all […]

Two New Dark City Paintings

August 13, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

Dark cities… Wasted landscapes… Unholy dwellings… These are among my favorite types of art to create. And so I have. * City of Nowhere – 24×48″ is among my more massive of my works. To make it happen, I slathered an entire canvas with red and black paint. After the base layer dried, I carved a […]

Reality is Best Served…with Red Wine

August 10, 2017 | Art!, Books!, Philosophy | Permalink

I promise to drain one bottle of red wine per chapter. That’s the rule. There’s no breaking it. And while deep in my cups, I’ll take you on a sometimes funny, sometimes poignant journey.  Playful yet serious, funny yet honest, my bounce between bottles takes readers on a stroll through everything. Dating. Religion. Politics. That one time my […]

New Huge Painting – Doomed Kingdom

August 5, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

Artist T. Morrison and I have got it in our heads to sculpt and paint mushrooms. LOTS of mushrooms. We did this. And then this. As our shroomy confidence built, so too did the size of our canvasses increase. Until we decided to paint something really big… Doomed Kingdom – 24×36″ – our largest sculpture/painting yet. […]

Life & Dark Liquor

August 2, 2017 | Autobiography, Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Memoir | Permalink

“Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation — the Apollonian and the Dionysian, or spontaneity and restraint, emotion and discipline.” – Peter De Vries, Reuben, Reuben * And so I shall. At least two cocktails per chapter. …to […]