Tagged ‘macabre’

How to Draw a Skull: 50 How-to’s, Tutorials, Studies, Photo References, Videos, and Inspirational Skull Illustrations

Skull on Tattooport

Ah, the skull. Universal and visceral, fascinating and beautiful. Symbolic of those most basic themes: life and death. We find it in pop culture, occult ritual, on shoulders worldwide; most importantly, we find it in ourselves. No wonder we see it over and over in…

“February,” “Wrong,” and Others by Jason D’Aquino

“February” by Jason D’Aquino “Wrong” by Jason D’Aquino I gotta say that I love Jason D’Aquino’s drawings – it’s like the 50’s on a bad acid trip: vintage psycho.  Jason definitely has a vision of his own that remarkably show through in all of his…

November 8, 2008

“Crow Skull” by Kirsti Anne Wakelin

“Crow Skull” by Kirsti Anne Wakelin

All around designer and illustrator Kirsti Anne Wakelin has some superb drawings among various other interesting posts on her blog.  She is also a contributing author on the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC (which stands for British Columbia I assume) blog.

March 21, 2008

Untitled (Figure with Worm Eyes) by Ken

Untitled (Figure with Worm Eyes) by Ken

These drawings by an artist simply identified as Ken are haunting in their simplicity and surrealism. Borderline macabre, they leave me wondering as to their meaning.

February 28, 2008

Untitled (Nazi Daemon) by Hethe Srodawa

Untitled (Nazi Daemon) by Hethe Srodawa

Man Hethe Srodawa is incredibly talented and imaginative. If you’re ever in the need for some character inspiration check out his portfolio or stop by his blog.

February 24, 2008

“Prosthetic Pirate” by Heiko Windisch

"Prosthetic Pirate" by Heiko Windisch

Very imaginative, unique, and surreal drawings. By Heiko Windisch

February 19, 2008

“It’s Me, Meu!” by Mel Kadel


This drawing is one of many wonderfully dark and macabre drawings by Mel Kadel.

February 15, 2008