They Came To A Cinema Near You!: Attack Of The B-Movie Posters

They Came To A Cinema Near You!: Attack Of The B-Movie Posters

Scene: A poster exhibition in Hollywood sometime in the mid-1950s. Cool, young, twenty-something movie producer Roger Corman is taking in the framed artworks and billboards for big Hollywood movie films. There’s a kid he wants to talk to, around his age, standing over by the Paramount display. This is Albert Kallis, son of Maurice “Mischa” Kallis, a head honcho at Paramount advertising 1923-42 and then top man at Universal Pictures advertising and promotion 1943-63. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Amazing JIRO Creates Mesmerizing SFX Illusions And Here Are The Best Ones

Japanese Artist Amazing JIRO Creates Mesmerizing SFX Illusions And Here Are The Best Ones

Having gained more than 16 years of experience, this special effects make up artist is bound to blow your mind away. Working also as a creative director in films, advertising and other projects, Amazing JIRO is a Tokyo-based make up artist whose talent knows no boundaries. Continue reading »

Angels Of Distress: The Superb Bizarre, Nightmarish And Horror Creatures By Maxim Verehin

Angels Of Distress: The Superb Bizarre, Nightmarish And Horror Creatures By Maxim Verehin

Maxim Verehin is a freelance concept artist and illustrator originally from Russia. Maxim is currently based in Canada and working as a Concept Artist for Blizzard. Continue reading »

Spitting In The Face Of Christ: The Superb Blasphemous Horror Art Of Paolo Girardi

Spitting In The Face Of Christ: The Superb Blasphemous Horror Art Of Paolo Girardi

Surely if our meagre planet were overtaken by skeleton soldiers, leather winged giant insects, goat human hybrids, rats, cosmic storms and serpent lords, this is what it would look like. Paolo Girardi is fucking possessed with an intrinsic vision to put the most barbaric, and rusted atmospheres into carnal shape. Continue reading »

Fabulously Disconcerting Anthropomorphic Human Faces Baked Into Top Crusts Of Handmade Pot Pies

Fabulously Disconcerting Anthropomorphic Human Faces Baked Into Top Crusts Of Handmade Pot Pies

Horror artist Ashley Newman of “It Came From Under My Bed” has created a fabulously disconcerting series of pot pies with realistic, anthropomorphic faces that have a variety of expressions baked right into their top crusts. These pies and other fascinating handmade objects are available for purchase through Newman’s Etsy Store and business is booming. Continue reading »

Attack Of The B-Pictures: Bold, Brilliant And Bizarre Mexican Pulp Art

Attack Of The B-Pictures: Bold, Brilliant And Bizarre Mexican Pulp Art

Most of the artists are unknown. A few have signed their names. Araujo, Dorantes, Fzavala, Marin, Pérez, Luna, and Ortiz. Yet, most have been forgotten, or are dead, or retired, or are painting somewhere. But we have their paintings, which is more than most people leave as proof of a career. Continue reading »

The Book Of The Dead: Artist Paints Nightmares With His Own Blood

The Book Of The Dead: Artist Paints Nightmares With His Own Blood

Maxime Taccardi is an artist who is most notable for his unusual method – creating his pieces using his own blood. He studied art in collage, his thesis focusing on the monstrosity and what is considered abnormal by society. Currently he is a middle school art teacher, but plans to continue furthering his creative career. His catalogue of work is varied, including painting, drawing, filmmaking and music. Continue reading »

Artist Jamie Paul Scanlon Creates Stunning Street Art Inpired By Pop Characters And Horrror Movies

Artist Jamie Paul Scanlon Creates Stunning Street Art Inpired By Pop Characters And Horrror Movies

Inspired by Banksy, Jamie Paul Scanlon (JPS) has developed his own style creating fun, whitty street art by involving pop culture characters like heroes and villains along with some frighteningly realistic horror movie characters. Continue reading »

Yokai Horrors From The 18th Century Bakemono Zukushi Scroll – The Nightmarish, Curious And Rather Cute Demons Were Created In The Edo Period

Oyajirome (親白眼) has a bulging eye on the back of its head and a claw on its one-fingered hand.
Yokai Horrors From The 18th Century Bakemono Zukushi Scroll - The Nightmarish, Curious And Rather Cute Demons Were Created In The Edo Period

You could cut this 18th Century Japanese scroll into neat squares and use the 24 images for a game of ‘Guess Who? – Yokai.’ Does yours have one eye..? Does yours have teeth..? Does yours eat raw human anuses..? (The Kappa does.) The scroll, known as the Bakemono zukushi, was painted by an artist or artist now unknown. Continue reading »

Everyone I Love Is Dead: The Superb Dark Fantasy And Horror Art Works Of Piotr Foksowicz

Everyone I Love Is Dead: The Superb Dark Fantasy And Horror Art Works Of Piotr Foksowicz

Piotr Foksowicz is a concept artist and illustrator from Wroclaw, Poland. His work is mainly sci-fi art that focuses on post apocalyptic environments as well as exceptionally detailed character and cover designs for publisher Fabryka Słów. Continue reading »

An Artist Created Stunning Looks For Halloween Inspired By Creepy Movie Characters

An Artist Created Stunning Looks For Halloween Inspired By Creepy Movie Characters

According to Laura Nunez: “Hi there! These are a few of my favorite horror movie characters that I have transformed myself into using the magic of makeup. Just in time for the upcoming spookiest holiday of the season. Thank you for your interest and I hope you will enjoy my work.” Continue reading »

Praestigus Daemonum: Witches, Demons And Fallen Priests In Dark And Horror Artworks Of Bogdan Rezunenko

Praestigus Daemonum: Witches, Demons And Fallen Priests In Dark And Horror Artworks Of Bogdan Rezunenko

The dark fantasy themed illustrations and character creations of Bogdan Rezunenko, a freelance digital artist and illustrator based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Continue reading »

“Blackest Paint Colored Brush”: Suerb Horror, Fantasy And Sci-Fi Drawings Of Christopher Lovell

"Blackest Paint Colored Brush": Suerb Horror, Fantasy And Sci-Fi Drawings Of Christopher Lovell

Artist Christopher Lovell counts himself lucky to have been a child of the 80s. The toys, cartoons and movies of the era left him spellbound, fueling his imagination. He finds this inspiration allows him to express himself very naturally through his art. Having developed a deep interest in fantasy and sci-fi, he spent his childhood and teen years immersed in every aspect of creativity he could access. Continue reading »

This Pennywise Balloon Lamp Is Adding A Terrifying Twist To Your Usual Home Decor

This Pennywise Balloon Lamp Is Adding A Terrifying Twist To Your Usual Home Decor

Are you a demonic, drain-dwelling ancient clown looking to hurt some children in Derry, Maine roughly every 27 years? Oh, thank goodness you’re not. Sorry, it’s nothing personal. We have to check these things, we don’t want these lamps getting into the wrong hands. Continue reading »

Sophie Prestigiacomo’s ‘Homo Algus’ Invites Swamp Creatures Out Of The Wild

Sophie Prestigiacomo’s 'Homo Algus' Invites Swamp Creatures Out Of The Wild

Sculptor Sophie Prestigiacomo reflects our ongoing and tense dialogue with nature with her swamp creatures in the Marshes Nature Reserve of Séné in the Gulf of Morbihan in France. It began with two mysterious beings a few years ago, and after they departed, a recent crowdfunding campaign to bring eight total to the reserve. Or as the campaign stated (as translated from French): “more numerous, more curious and probably convinced by the first visit of their two ambassadors, there was a relationship tie with the human species.” Continue reading »

This Couple Has The Most Unusual Horrifying Engagement Photoshoot Ever

This Couple Has The Most Unusual Horrifying Engagement Photoshoot Ever

People love to commemorate special occasions with beautiful photoshoots. It helps to share their special moments with important people and also creates a memento that will last for years. And while most of them turn to Pinterest to search for ideas before they book a photographer, some of them come up with their own weird ideas… Continue reading »

Japanese Modeler’s Terrifying Scarecrows Pit Cthulhu And Silent Hill Against Birds

Japanese Modeler’s Terrifying Scarecrows Pit Cthulhu And Silent Hill Against Birds

Imagine driving down a lone, winding road in the Japanese countryside late at night, with only the sound of your heartbeat and engine to comfort you until you run into an unspeakable terror. That’s the situation several have found themselves in when coming across one of Japanese figure maker and modeler @harigilly’s uniquely terrifying scarecrows. Continue reading »

“Dusk Of An Infinite Shade”: The Superb Fantasy Oil Paintings By Steven Belledin

"Dusk Of An Infinite Shade": The Superb Fantasy Oil Paintings By Steven Belledin

Steven Belledin was raised in Pennsylvania and started his career completing highschool art assignments for his older sisters in exchange for enough money to buy more Swedish fish than he probably should have eaten. After high school he fled small town life to hide among the drones of New York City and become an oil painter. Continue reading »

45 Rare And Amazing Color Photographs Of Behind The Scenes From The Set Of ‘Alien’, 1979

45 Rare And Amazing Color Photographs Of Behind The Scenes From The Set Of 'Alien', 1979

An iconic film which shaped generations of sci-fi / horror films to come. Alien is a masterpiece and a film that can still invoke fear and wonder even after repeated viewings. Continue reading »

This Artist Reimagines Old Myths & Legends In His Unique, Dark Style

War Omen
War arrives, with deafening roars, endless flame, and an unquenchable hunger for destruction. He hides in no shadow preferring instead to be seen by all, for the more who see him the more his deeds can be spread.

This Artist Reimagines Old Myths & Legends In His Unique, Dark Style

According to Adam Burn: “A few years back I started a personal art project redesigning the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in my own style, dubbing them Omens. Continue reading »

“From Beyound”: An Immersive And Dark Experiences In Haunting Artworks Of Maxim Kostin

"From Beyound": An Immersive And Dark Experiences In Haunting Artworks Of Maxim Kostin

Discover the art of Maxim Kostin, a Russian freelance illustrator and concept artist based in Penza. Continue reading »

Weird, Provocative And Unusual Anatomical Jewelry By Polina Verbytska

Weird, Provocative And Unusual Anatomical Jewelry By Polina Verbytska

According to Polina Verbytska: “I spend long hours creating my art – fantastic figures, “frozen” in clear spheres. I use polymer clay to sculpt and resin to cover it. Although most of my sculptures are large, I feel that there is something special about miniatures. This technique allows me to bring images from my deep subconscious to life. Continue reading »

“Asylum Of Shadows”: Horror, Nightmares And Dreams In Metal Albums Art By Ken Sarafin

"Asylum Of Shadows": Horror, Nightmares And Dreams In Metal Albums Art By Ken Sarafin

“Metal bands want to portray the opposite of a happy life on their album covers,” says Ken Sarafin, and the Vale of Pnath frontman knows from whence he speaks. In addition to creating the awe-inducing artwork for his band’s latest release, The Prodigal Empire, Sarafin has illustrated at least a dozen album covers for an array of acts, both local and national, including Axeslasher, Listen to Reason, Exotype, Acedia, Arcania, Blue Waffle and Voiceless Location, among others. Continue reading »

“Schoolgirl Nightmares”: Bizarre And Horror Paintings By Kazuhiro Hori

"Schoolgirl Nightmares": Bizarre And Horror Paintings By Kazuhiro Hori

The world can be a cruel place.

But in it, Japanese artist Kazuhiro Hori sees young girls as the quintessential embodiment of innocence and purity. Channeling this outlook, his illustrations depict nightmarish worlds populated by rosy-cheeked schoolgirls in distress. Continue reading »

Kawaii, Fetish, Bizarre, Cruel: The Art Of GENk

Kawaii, Fetish, Bizarre, Cruel: The Art Of GENk

The fearful is beautiful, the horrific is erotic. Both kawaii and fear coexist in his paintings. The adorable and the strange based on bloody fantasy and insanity with a tinge of the occult. Even in his most intensely individual works, many people have been charmed by the alluring gazes of the girls in his paintings and by his beautiful expressions of blood. Combining elements of the kawaii, the fetish, the erotic and the cruel, GENk’s paintings are both visually arresting and alluring, disturbing and enticing. Continue reading »