It’s strange how the most innocent vintage Halloween photos can look so creepy today. The vintage advertisements seem fine, but wow… some of those old photos look like something out of a horror movie! I can’t help but be reminded of the movie The Strangers (which, by the way, is great).
Mythic Articulations is the brainchild of artist Brian Richardson. The company was started in 2013 with the idea of creating 3D printed skulls and skeletons of mythical creatures. They offer quite a few interesting creature specimens. There is, for example, El Chupacabra (from chupar “to suck” and cabra “goat”, literally “goat sucker”), rumored to inhabit parts(…)
Italian pop surrealist Simona Candini paints images which nearly always feature a young, wide-eyed, fairytale girl interacting with fantasy styled anthropomorphic animals. One of both are often in sugar skull/Day of the Dead-style makeup, with death, love and loss as a central theme. She tends to favor more pastel-colored compositions, and the young girls usually have(…)
Artist Stuart Wade of San Francisco creates these 3D skulls digitally, sometimes producing them as 3D prints. His work has an almost toy like appearance, with a definite Aztec influence. Stuart Wade on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DLGNCE Stuart Wade on Tumblr: http://dlgnce.tumblr.com/ Stuart Wade on Behance: https://www.behance.net/dlgnce
Artist Tsvetislava Koleva of Sofia, Bulgaria created these Day of the Dead sculptures with nothing but paper. I can only imagine the time and effort required in cutting some of those parts, such as the feathers. You can see more on her Facebook page or Instagram page.
Banned from Facebook AGAIN! This time, someone reported the scarification image below, which is the work of body modification artist Clairet Christophe. But here’s the best part… the image came right off his own Facebook page! You can find it right here! And let’s not forget that there are whole entire pages devoted to scarification, such(…)
We’ve discussed the work of Maskull Lasserre in the the past, so these new pieces of his may already look familiar to some of you. In this new series, he has taken the same tack as David Irvine, who is known for adding to old oil paintings he’s found at thrift stores and rummage sales. Then he(…)