Archive for the monsters Category
Fellow horror fans…I confess I felt remiss in my duties when I discovered there were a number of 80’s Christmas Horror Movies I haven’t seen. A kind reader sent me this list.
Luckily, 80’s Horror has compiled a nice list of every Christmas horror movie made in the decade. How many have you seen?
They also note two awesome TV episodes (which were staples of my childhood): Tales from the Darkside- Seasons of Belief…
Check out 80’s Christmas Horror Movies.
McDougall was a prolific newspaper illustrator in the late 1800’s. His work is sublimely imaginative and bizarre, dancing on the border of surrealist children’s fiction…and nightmares. The captions are brilliant.
I confess, I saved all 86 images in the post because I plan to read them like bedtime stories. Each image is a vignette unto itself, often with a single sentence presenting a strange predicament and/or creature.
See the collection of images HERE.
I’ve posted about independent crafters who recreate child artwork in plush toys or high quality visual art, but I can never resist an opportunity to support a new iteration of this endeavor.
Go Monster Project includes artists from all over the world who recreate the artwork of children in their own styles.
You’ll find two and three dimensional tributes to the engaging imaginations of these lucky kids. I got a tiny bit choked up while reading the FAQs, because I wholeheartedly support the mission statement of this project.
Since we’re now getting inundated with holiday cheer at every turn, I thought I’d provide some balance via Otto Lehtonen (aka Eemeling).
Today, I bring you the creatures of Peter Goode.
From the excellent description in the artist bio:
His rich and detailed paintings depict emotive creatures in various stages of self reflection and spiritual illumination.
They are neurotic do-gooders, abandoned explorers and sentinels, estranged lovers, wooly bodhisattvas, aimless angelic oracles, whispering wratihs, reformed scoundrels, weathered widows, impish frolickers, and hungry ghosts.
Side note: if you haven’t seen the video for It’s Raining Men in a while (or ever), I highly recommend you go enjoy the neon chaos at the cardboard weather station.