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Skelewags is a wonderful little project where art meets environment. Creator Richard Vermaak describes his characters as having a kind of “doomed innocence.”
This started out with the search for interesting textures to use as backdrops for the scenes and quickly progressed to the point of interpreting the surfaces or objects from a different perspective.
Designing within restrictions encourages creativity and right from the start. I established rules pertaining to the creation of the Skelewags. Neither the photographs nor the environments are allowed to be altered, propped or edited in any way.
There is also an Alice in Wonderland series of designs.
I was taken aback upon looking at this because it feels like someone did a high-contrast caricature of me without my knowledge (if you doubt it, see photo on upper right). Got the hair and my spindly little limbs down…
This is always a bittersweet day to post, since I know there are about a thousand more things I’d like to add…and even more that will turn up over the next day or two.
YES! On not only do we have this treat from the National Banana Association…but now we’ve got the WEENIE WITCH flying into town!
This sad ghost (found here) is a wonderful sad ghost…as far as sad ghosts go.
And for educational purposes we have this richly detailed Movie Monster chart (click here for the full version):
I actually found some new additions to my vintage Halloween ad collection in this post. Cigarettes!
Let these busts from the Haunted Mansion sing you off into a lovely evening.