Maria S. is an artist who enjoys science, music, and video games. She is a high school student who is in love with nature, and she will always take care of animals who need help. Maria has a flare for digital art, as well as a talent for pen-and-ink art forms and more. Her work blends cleverness with passion, to create art which is both intricate and moving.
Robert Leo Newton is a singer-songwriter, music teacher, and recording artist from the Twin Cities. He is a fourteen year veteran of the indie progressive rock scene, and his repertoire includes work with Blood Root Mother, Dear Elvira, Doug Anderson, ZABRA, Willie Dean Nelson, John LeCompt, Rearranging The Furniture, Jim Anthony, and more.
2014 was a year out of the ordinary for me, musically. For ten years I led my flagship Progressive Rock band, Blood Root Mother, through half baked song sessions, teen clubs, working class recording studios, and begging for gigs in the unforgiving war zone that is the Minneapolis Rock music scene. I had finally been making a living off of nothing but music for a few years, mostly through teaching, but things were not entirely hunky dory.
“Since Cosplay 24‘s Kickstarter beginning,” said Chase Lawrence in a Facebook update last week, “many supporters have expressed active interest in accomplishing this dream more effectively and efficiently.” In the update, Lawrence, the driving force behind Affliction Cosplay Photography‘s Cosplay 24 project, discussed recent changes to the campaign and highlighted the importance of feedback from campaign backers.
“Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”
– E. E. Cummings
2015 is officially here and Chase Lawrence of Affliction Cosplay Photography has kicked off the new year with a bang! A professional photographer, Lawrence is winning over backers with a proposal that will turn the spotlight on an outstanding group of cosplayers in his latest project, Cosplay 24.
We are coming up on the end of our first year of operation here at Roggen Wulf. 2014 has been an incredible ride, and we could not be more pleased with progress we are making. It has been a roller coaster to be sure, and we expect another fast paced year to come.
We came a long way very quickly this year. We have made a lot of friends, developed a lot opportunities, and explored many potential roads to success. With just two days left in 2014, I would like to wrap up this year with a recap of where we’ve been and to give you all some sneak previews of what we have in store for 2015.
Colt Bayless is an artist and an aspiring writer. One of our younger contributors, his treatment of topics is often whimsical, putting aspects of everyday life in a new and fanciful light. His artwork focuses on fantasy subjects, and he has a particular affinity for using bold colors to bring dragons to life on the page. Colt hopes to one day write screenplays for movies. (more…)