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The Lost Tarot

Posted in art, tarot, undead, wish list with tags , , , on July 6, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Here is yet another gorgeous tarot deck, a bit out of my price range, that I find very interesting: The Lost Tarot

The use of skulls and skeletons is lovely, and the soft color scheme is quite unique (click image to enlarge a bit).
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Hopefully one day this deck will be part of my collection!

I also recommend checking out the other categories of art on Dominic Murphy’s site. There are treasures to be found there!

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The Lost Tarot

Zombie Unicorn

Posted in sculpture, undead with tags , on December 29, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

I am not zombie or unicorn obsessed…but even I must admit that this was pulled off stunningly well.

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See more closeups and angles here.
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Lenka Simeckova

Posted in art, undead with tags , on November 29, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Today I bring you Lenka Simeckova’s creepy illustrations and paintings.

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I love the effect of the blank, white eyes…
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Lenka Simeckova

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Guillermo del Toro: Cabinet of Curiosities

Posted in Books, film, monsters, oddities, undead, wish list with tags , , , , , on November 9, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities has me drooling with anticipation!

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Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own, astonishing audiences with Cronos, Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, and a host of other films and creative endeavors. Now, for the first time, del Toro reveals the inspirations behind his signature artistic motifs, sharing the contents of his personal notebooks, collections, and other obsessions.

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The result is a startling, intimate glimpse into the life and mind of one of the world’s most creative visionaries. Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotations that contextualize the ample visual material, this deluxe compendium is every bit as inspired as del Toro is himself.

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Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Does anyone have this yet???

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The Ghost to His Ladye Love

Posted in art, poetry, undead, vintage with tags , , , on November 3, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Have you ever seen anything more charming than this romantic undead overture? It was written by W. S. Gilbert (of the famed Gilbert and Sullivan).

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Halloween Countdown: Desktop Goodies Treat Bag #3

Posted in absurd, art, craft, ephemera, film, food, halloween, horror, humor, illustration, kitsch, macabre, monsters, music, oddities, postcards, retro, undead, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 31, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Damn, right in the eye…
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Sarcastic ghost is like “Boo…or whatever.”
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Watched Poltergeist II the other day (great movie, but the first was awesome), and happened to pause for a break on this comical frame:
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Oh, hell yes, haunted kitsch sweater!
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Amazing pancakes (check out the one on the lower left…wow!):
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The inclusion of something that has eyes does NOT an eyeball make:
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Oh, you think your pumpkin is scary? THIS is how they did it in early 20th Century Ireland.
raditional (and utterly terrifying) Halloween turnip jack-o-lantern carved in Ireland in the early 20th century. Note the horrifying teeth.

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Ah, the 80’s…when movies had their own cheese-tastic rap theme songs. Take Monster Squad for example. What’s your favorite 80’s horror movie?

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
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Halloween Countdown: Robert Blair Sculpture

Posted in craft, halloween, monsters, sculpture, undead with tags , , , , on October 30, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Robert Blair Sculpture

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Robert Blair Sculpture

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