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Succubus Stand-In

Posted in Art, Erotica, Nude, Photography, Succubus, Writing with tags , , , , , , on January 6, 2017 by Hallward House

(Or fly in, as the case may be.)
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Succubi rarely photograph well. They may be photogenic, yet they exist more in dream realms than in this one—or so I’m given to understand. Continue reading

The Nightmare Before Wash Day

Posted in Goth, Grins, Photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 20, 2014 by Hallward House

Master_Nick-Spooky-ElvesDo you think I have enough striped socks?

Don’t worry. This isn’t all of them. I also have a purple pair, and several shorter black and white ones each bearing a Jolly Roger atop the stripes.

Amidst hectic holiday preparations, hanging my stockings nowhere near a chimney with care, and in between skull-splitting migraines, I’ve been putting together two twisted and ambitious Continue reading

Risky Risque: Suffering for Art

Posted in Art, Events, Photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 5, 2014 by Hallward House

Many hold with a romantic notion that one should suffer for one’s art.
Master_Nick-Roberts-UberBotI suspect that this view has more to do with a powerful few wanting the working masses to be content in suffering than with any love of the arts. The underlying implication is that one shouldn’t expect to be compensated for one’s pains.

I do love the arts. My creative colleagues and I do take great literal pains for your entertainment.

Here’s an example.

Last night, UBERKUNST headlined day two of this year’s NorCal NoiseFest. After a particularly risque Continue reading

Farewell Angel Kitty, Marvelous Model and Bodacious Dancer

Posted in Acting, Burlesque, Fantasy, Modeling, Painting, Photography, Stage and Screen, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 24, 2014 by Hallward House

Master_Nick-JabberwockittyBodacious Bomshells Burlesque Revue dancer and model Angel Kitty is returning to the land from whence she came. I was privileged to have her pose for my camera and canvas, and to appear on stage with her in several acts.

Last night, she played naughty nurse to my madman, a mental patient with monsters both on the mind and in it. While the Nurse/Kitty danced, I recited rhymes lines which tie in with my next book of horrific fiction. Continue reading

How to Create an Art Series by Accident

Posted in Burlesque, Modeling, Nude, Painting, Photography, Succubus, Zombies with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2014 by Hallward House

Lie back, put your feet up,
and realize that even our deviations have purpose.
BoundThen get back up and get to work!

By design, most of my works stand in series largely distinct from one another, yet all are connected by theme and by fiction. Zombies and succubi, masochists and mad scientists may seem like strange bedfellows, but Continue reading

Burlesque and the Artistic Nude

Posted in Burlesque, Erotica, Events, Goth, Modeling, Nude, Photography, Succubus, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 20, 2014 by Hallward House

What an evening!
The crowd loved last night’s performance by the Bodacious Bombshells Burlesque Revue!
Master_Nick-wine-andasmileI was pleased further that my first book sold at this event, proving once again that burlesque aficionados are also readers. World, take note: explicit art shall not be dismissed as lowbrow. We heed both the dark passions and the intellect, and we shall not be silenced!

As this was a weeknight show, and not one of our usual signature shows in a large theatre like The Colonial, not every dancer had the chance to take the stage. Still they shine.

Today, I’m pleased to feature an artistic nude of Continue reading

Clash of Myths in Burlesque

Posted in Acting, Burlesque, Fantasy, Stage and Screen with tags , , , , on May 13, 2014 by Hallward House

Master_Nick-Preacher4web“I bid thee, good folk, lend your ear,
For heresy is printed here!
Beware such smut, and go in fear,
Lest ye may shed a bitter tear!”

Prologue from “Song of the Succubus”
Nick Roberts © 2014

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