When I first discovered the writing of Neil Gaiman, I. Was. Addicted. It was first his collection of short fictions and poetry Fragile Things, followed by his masterpiece The Sandman. The Sandman is, hands down, the best, and I mean the best comic book series in existence. If you haven't read it, I STRONGLY URGE … Continue reading Reading In The Dark : A Sort Of Review Of Trigger Warning By Neil Gaiman
Adam Burke's work will change your outlook on fantasy art forever. Fantasy artists are a big influence, I mean they’re just embedded in my psyche as this forbidden fruit from childhood. Now as I illustrate for other bands or my own band, I try to tap into those feelings I had when I saw this … Continue reading 365 Days Od Dark Art : 89 / Adam Burke
I've tried to unearth some information about the artist by the screen name Black Malcerta, but so far my search has proved unsuccessful. I'm sorry. All I know is that the artist is male and is based in the UK.
I would not know about the artwork of Norwegian artist Thore Hansen if it wasn't for a kindly reader over at my blog The Girl With Cold Hands. I logged in this morning to find a comment encouraging me to check him out, which I did, immediately. And I wasn't disappointed. Thore's work harked back … Continue reading 365 Days Of Dark Art : 64 / Thore Hansen
The art conjured by Netherlands based artist Iris Compiet has satisfied my desire for my daily hit of dark magic. Though not all of Iris's work is macabre, it's her dark pieces that send my mind on a myriad of journeys.
After a handful of stressful days, I felt the need to slow down, let go of reality and let myself be enchanted for a while. That's when Sturmideenkind Photography came in...
Based in Spain, Neirahda provides exquisite wood, antler and leather jewellery inspired by history, nature and fantasy. I am particularly taken with their small selection of handcrafted wooden boxes, decorated with beautiful, hand drawn Viking inspired artwork.