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Icons Re-mixed in Ghoulish Watercolor Paintings

Friday 01.11.2013 , Posted by

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Influenced by Stephen Gammell’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a Seattle based artist who goes by the name of Wednesday Wolf has put a ghoulish twist on some of Pop Culture’s most iconic characters. Cartoons, video game characters, and superheroes are weakened as WW re-mixes them with stringy limbs and morose faces. The macabre, drooping figures are done with watercolors and the collection is extensive, with many of his own character creations. WW draws on the skills taught to him by his father who is a computer programmer, to market himself online, allowing him to be a full time artist. He is also arranging a musical accompaniment to his art exhibits by putting a punk band together. [Read more...]

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Cute And Cuddly Little Monster Creatures

Tuesday 12.18.2012 , Posted by

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While most monsters make you want to run away screaming, these little creatures make you want to tilt your head and say “Aw!” Luisa Kwiatkowska has designed a line of unique, cuddly plush toys called Creature Industry that are so ugly that they are as cute as can be. The Polish artist based in Warsaw has been illustrating the endearing monsters for quite some time, claiming, “My head is full of creatures so I have to make them a life if I don’t want to go crazy.” [Read more...]

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