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Ian Miller

Posted in art, candy coated nightmares, illustration, surreal with tags , , , on November 6, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

It was this image from Ian Miller that got me into his work. The perfect toybox from hell…

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LOOK at this creature! Are you looking? It’s insane!
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I love how he combines cross hatching with sweeping strokes and intricate surreal detail.

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Oh the organic, morphing, perfect madness!

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Ian Miller

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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: Desktop Goodies Treat Bag #2

Posted in art, Books, halloween, horror, illustration, monsters, undead, vintage with tags , , , , , , , on October 28, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Just some fun art…
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Other - Goosebumps by R.L. Stine

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William Brassey Hole, from The poetry of Robert Burns vol I, Edinburgh, 1896

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Lucas Soriano

Posted in art, graphic design, humor, illustration with tags , , , on August 28, 2013 by bettiemuldoon

This is an automated post during my hospital time. I can still see your comments on my phone, but cannot reply. Thanks for your continuing presence here!

While I am in the hospital, have a look at Lucas Soriano’s art.

Sandrine Replat

Posted in art, illustration, surreal with tags , , on June 17, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Sandrine Replat’s multimedia illustrations create dreamlike worlds that play with unlikely twists, turns, light and shadow (think Alexander Jansson meets Tim Burton)

Click to enlarge for detail.
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Desktop Goodies

Posted in absurd, advertising, anatomy, anthropomorphic, Books, clothing, dolls, fashion, illustration, kitsch, meat, monsters, sci-fi, space, surreal, thrift horror, undead, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

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God, is that you?
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No wait, is that you, God?
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Not like this.
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I’m not sure if this gaping chasm counts as a “neckline.”
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The single best, or maybe worst, job in the world.
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Now, this is some food I could eat. Does anyone have a copy of this?
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Keep in mind they use the word “enjoy” in the broadest possible sense.
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This fellow is very open minded…
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And let that be a reminder to stay open-minded about the amorous preferences of others.
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12/23

Posted in art, Books, christmas, decoration, humor, illustration, monsters with tags , , , , , , on December 23, 2012 by shewalkssoftly

Medical hiatus no-typing mix…I read and appreciate all comments…Apologies for not being able to respond at the moment.

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Christmas Carol, Sol Etinge 1869

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12/8

Posted in anatomy, art, humor, illustration, vintage with tags , , , , on December 8, 2012 by shewalkssoftly

Medical hiatus no-typing mix…
Alexander Korzer Robinson

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I read and appreciate all comments. Apologies for not being able to respond at the moment.

12/3

Posted in art, illustration, photography, sci-fi, undead, vintage with tags , , , , , on December 3, 2012 by shewalkssoftly

Medical hiatus no-typing mix…
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James Ensor, The Skeleton Painter, 1896

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11/21

Posted in advertising, art, comics, craft, humor, illustration with tags , , , , , , , on November 21, 2012 by shewalkssoftly

Medical hiatus no-typing mix…

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