News Horror Gothic Lifestyle Fiction Movies Books and Literature Dark TV VIP Horror Professionals Professional Writing Tips Links Gothic Forum
Home » art You are browsing entries tagged with “art”

A Dreadful Ocean-Dweller – Spooky Makeup Tutorial

Here’s a spooky take on a Siren that doesn’t focus on the traditional half-human half-fish creature you’re used to seeing, but on a more realistic, creepier version that creates, with a mix of makeup and body paint, a monster that has human-like traits, but at the same time presents an anatomy suited for life under […]

| | Read More »

An Amalgamation Of Horror – Halloween Makeup Tutorial

The version of Frankenstein’s monster that Kendra N shows in this makeup tutorial works with a base of green colors mixed with darker shadows to bring an undead feel to the style. Let’s not forget that the only reason the monster looks like that is because the green aims to mimic rotten flesh, as Frankenstein’s […]

| | Read More »

The Art Of The Creepy – Halloween Makeup Tutorial

As you know, I consider clowns to have the uncanny ability to generate instant unease, and this style superbly helps realize the full creepy potential of the look, which is why I’m unequivocally amazed with this remarkable Halloween makeup tutorial by Pinkstylist. This makeup puts together both expertly-crafted details and subtlety, like in the case […]

| | Read More »

Art Should Always Inspire: Exclusive Interview with Painter Vaughn Belak


Vaughn Belak‘s artistic creations draw you in with a luminous, large-eyed gaze, spatters of shadow and light creating an alluring blend of fae mischief and gothic gloom. His upcoming collection, Dodging Knives and Throwing Bullets, will give art fans a close look at not just Belak’s art, but also the mind of the artist. Ed […]

| | Read More »

California Deathrock Art Book

Blue Blood has published California Deathrock, a gorgeous hardcover book of portraiture by Amelia G and Forrest Black. Both have served on our Panel of Experts (which we really should post more of) and both are famous for their individualistic portraits of counterculture people. Where a lot of photographers just see black lipstick, Forrest […]

| | Read More »

Immortalized 107, First Love

immortalized 107 first love

Immortalizer Dave Houser is against the challenger Erich Carter. Carter has been a taxidermist for over forty years and he’s won rewards as well as made pieces for celebrities. Houser and his pink Mohawk are put to the test as we get the theme, “First Love”. Houser proclaims himself to be edgy and controversial. Carter […]

| | Read More »

Shain Erin’s Morbid Dolls

shain erin creepy dolls

Shain Erin is a Neo-Mythic artifact artist whose interests lie in sculpture, painting and digital media. Boasting a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, Erin explores his passion for world art and mythology. Over the years he has been examining a personal mythology that would allow him to use his own ideas and creations, […]

| | Read More »

Custom Creature Taxidermy Arts

2 headed white rat custom creature taxidermy

Sarina Brewer has been fascinated with death for many years. She views death with an academic and clinical eye, immortalizing animals forever in her works of art. Her BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design provided her with the knowledge to express her creative side by means of paintings and sculptures. She both […]

| | Read More »

Raygun Robyn Tentacle Messenger Bag Comes to ThinkGeek

tentacle messenger bag

Are you in the market for a laptop bag that will carry your smartphone, cords, a handful of d20, and your beat up copy of H.P. Lovecraft The Complete Collection? The folks over at ThinkGeek have the messenger bag for you. The black messenger bag boasts a tentacle design on the front etched in bleach […]

| | Read More »

Jawbone Sunglasses

jawbone sunglasses by emma montague

Fashion and death combine with jewelry designer, Emma Montague’s unique jawbone sunglasses. Montague, of the Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery department, realized the potential of the design when she noticed the angle of a deer’s jawbone in relation to the shape of her sunglasses. With gears turning, she came up with the resulting design of […]

| | Read More »