The Aliens franchise has a new movie coming out on Friday and I wanted to take advantage of the fervor and inspiration to create a new piece. This tribal piece has a “throwback” nod to the classic 1980s movie posters with the incorporation of the vintage green glow, space pattern and digital rays. Below is the initial pen and ink drawing:
This spiral notebook is available on ETSY HERE and is adorned with my “Steampunk Skeleton Heart” artwork (a mixed-media creation inspired by Day of the Dead and the Steampunk genre). It’ll be a lovely gift for yourself or for that special someone who enjoys writing and appreciates a touch of macabre steampunk in their collection.
“Deadly Beauties Set 2” is a 3-piece pinback button set that was created and produced from my original illustrations, inspired by the dark fantasy world of mysterious creatures filled with vampires and mermaids. GET THE DEADLY BEAUTIES BUTTONS ON ETSY.
“Bird Skull Mandala” is inspired by the beauty of the macabre, with a detailed winged pattern drawn meticulously with pen/ink. I love creating a piece that combines the simple elegance of nature with the dark side of life. For a small price, you can indulge in this stunning piece and add this print to your collection or as a small gift for your friends or family: HERE on Etsy
Donnie Darko is a fascinating cult film with intriguing characters and a unique tale of fantasy and horror. This is my rendition of “Frank the Bunny” with a quote from the movie “You are the Product of Fear”. Behind the rabbit, is scrawled the numbers “28064212”, an ominous number in the film that indicates “the day the earth will end”.
Hope everyone has a fantastic Lunar New Year! I was pleased to receive this card design from AGC Singapore utilizing my Red Asian Textile Background. It’s a beautiful combination of nature photography and traditional design.
Credit: Jolene Yeo, Media and Communications Unit, Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore.
Here is the original imagery. You’re welcome to download this beautiful red pattern for use in your backgrounds or artwork. More free backgrounds can be found on my Flickr Creative Commons folder HERE . Enjoy and happy creating!
“Horror Moth” is a skeletal rendering of the metamorphic creature. It seems in Western cultures, the moth represents horror, with the qualities of fragility and death, while in Japanese folklore, such as “The Dream of Akinosuke”, it represents a departure of souls. This is available as a t-shirt and entirely customizable. Check it out HERE
I’ve always admired the ferocious horns of the Dynastinae or Rhinoceros Beetles, so I combined them with a human rib cage, eyeball and beautiful wings. It’s enjoyable exploring sinister creatures and insects. The first was “Deathly Scarab”–perhaps a whole series to come! 🙂 The piece was created with pen/ink and Photoshop coloring.