Entries Tagged ‘horror artwork’:

Happy Halloween!!!

In keeping with the season, I created a new illustration that perhaps will inspire a few goosebumps. I’ll also be wearing the same funny face I wore last year. And almost every other day of the year as well. For those wanting to be truly horrified by something other than my face, please visit my […]

Tags: , , , ,

Comments Off on Happy Halloween!!!

Three Updated Halloween Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

Three “free reads”… My updated versions of Edgar Allan Poe’s stories with new, lavish illustrations: “The Ravel“ “Masque of the Red Death” “Eleonora” I’ve been offering these through Scribd for several years now and the number of views/downloads is impressive. “The Raven” is the most popular with over 8,000 downloads; “Masque of the Red Death” […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments (1)

Good Gone Bad: 32 Days of Halloween

One of the more troubling and often horrifying inventions of story telling occurs when something we’ve come to expect to be good turns out to be bad. These quickly transform the things of everyday life into the monsters from the dark corners of the mind. Invasion of the Body Snatchers as well as many movies […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Comments (1)

32 Days of Halloween: Witches

Halloween witches have varied over the years from the comical creations of Disney to the more sinister women of horror movies. They’ve got mixed reviews, from the too-real Salem Witch trials to the sorceresses of Greek myth to the friendly witches of TV comedy series. Some are portrayed as beguilingly beautiful; others as terrifying hags. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Comments (1)

Skulls: (32 Days of Halloween Celebration: Day 4)

Day four of my exploration of horror and Halloweenish artwork that I’ve created for magazine and book illustrations as well as artwork that as yet remains unsold. Today’s artwork will take a look at those terrifying skulls and bones that we associate with death — and which are within us all, just below the skin. […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments (5)

32 Days of Halloween Artwork and Illustrations – Day 1

Halloween was always a fun holiday for me when I was a kid, back before that terrifying realization of adulthood: that the world really was full of monsters (albeit of a different kind than in the monster movies and fairy tales). With those kinder and gentler times in mind, I decided to start a display […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Comments (4)

5 New Horror Illustrations Looking for a Home

From time to time, I create new illustrations “just for fun” with the hope that eventually they’ll find a buyer. This generally proves a good investment of my time with most such pictures eventually finding a home on a book or magazine cover. The plus of these self-directed illustrations is that they’re produced more quickly […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Comments (7)

10 Favorite Horror Illustrations for Halloween

A small collection of artwork from my horror gallery. Some newish, others early artwork. Hopefully entertaining for those wanting a few Halloween scares and perhaps a laugh or two along the lines of those great Charles Addams’ cartoons or Stephen King in his less dark moments. Here’s wishing my clients, fans, and visitors a good […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments Off on 10 Favorite Horror Illustrations for Halloween

Horror Bound‘s “Featured Artist” of the Month

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been chosen as this month’s “Featured Artist” in issue #16 of Horror Bound Magazine. See which of my illustrations were chosen to appear in the magazine by visiting Horror Bound Magazine‘s web page. (Please note that you’ll need to scroll down a bit to find the artist of the […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Comments (2)

A Busy 2010 in the Book Illustration Business

The first half of 2010 has been busy, with many self-publishing authors and small presses realizing that in order to compete with big presses, a quality cover illustration can be key in attracting buyers. On the “established press” side of things, I’ve also been busy, currently finishing up a collection of illustrations for a graphic […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments Off on A Busy 2010 in the Book Illustration Business