Art Of Little Red Riding Hood And The Big Bad Wolf

For the past week, I've been unable to stop thinking about a re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood And The Big Wolf that I read by author Sara Maitland. So it was kind of inevitable that I would end up collecting together some art  - ha, who are we kidding? A colossal amount of art… Continue reading Art Of Little Red Riding Hood And The Big Bad Wolf

Art Of The Barghest

Since I was small, I've been fascinated with the idea of a demonic black hound, the size of a yearling calf with eyes the colour of hell fire, haunting the dark, lonely moors and lanes of England. Also, the fact it's a legend most commonly associated with my home county of Yorkshire is something that… Continue reading Art Of The Barghest

Justell Vonk : The Artist Who Brought Wyrd Words & Effigies Back From The Dead

I was sure that I wasn't going to come back here. That Wyrd Words & Effigies was a closed chapter in my life. Now, I'm usually alright at moving past stuff and taking myself to lush pastures of new projects...but then something unexpected happened. Thanks to Instagram, I fell headfirst into the world of illustrator… Continue reading Justell Vonk : The Artist Who Brought Wyrd Words & Effigies Back From The Dead

365 Days Of Dark Art : 55 / Liza Corbett

Liza Corbett's exquisite, strange art is melancholy heavy. Influenced by nineteenth-century spiritualism, by Dark Romanticism, and by myths, fables and old tales, Liza aims to create images that, like tarot or other methods of divination, suggest a strange and impenetrable significance underlying our worldly existence. - Liza Corbett

William Crisafi

The artwork of New England based, multidisciplinary artist William Crisafi reminds me of the illustrations I would find in children's books that my Granddad would discover at carboot sales. He was a top rooter and dug right to the bottom of damp cardboard boxes. My Granddad also knew how to haggle, and would come away… Continue reading William Crisafi