Category: Horror

Out of Circulation

“I’ve been out of circulation for too long,” she thought.

Azathoth

British artist Ian Miller’s version of Azathoth, from the Lovecraft Mythos. Miller is known more for his Tolkien illustrations, but this one is very nice and brings to mind 1950s SF illustrator Virgil Findlay’s work.   … that amorphous blight of nethermost confusion which blasphemes and bubbles at the center of all infinity—the boundless daemon …

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Visual Creativity

The heart of an artist.   (Heartbrush, by Black 3G Raven)    

Optics

We have our eyes on the stars.

Skeleton Dance

Tibetan Skeleton Dance costume late 19th or early 20th century.

Daring and Delicacy

Follow you heart, or use your mind? To balance both requires daring and delicacy.

Beat-Beat-Beat

I know it’s only a cheap comic, but isn’t it creepy?

Something’s Fishy

Pun, trifle,Lovecraftian horror, or fine art? You decide.   (The Water, 1563-64, by Giuseppe Arcimbaldo)

Uncanny Valley

The Geisha robot came too close to the Uncanny Valley for most patrons to be comfortable with.   (Art by Nick Keller)

The Cradle Will Rock

…into the depths of the sea. (The Inundation of the Beisboch in 1421, by Lawrence Alma-Tadema)