Archives for posts with tag: monsters



Detroit based blogger and artist, Eric Millikin has a sweet tooth for classic monsters, he also has a clever idea how to use left over Halloween candy–create pop art style mosaic portraits using nothing but candy wrappers.

Thanks to Nick Rieman for today’s fodder.

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DonKennHeaderDon Kenn is a Danish writer and director of television shows for kids. On top of that, he has his own set of kids, so he doesn’t have much free time. But when he does, he draws monsters on Post-Its with a ball-point pen. And he’s pretty damn good at it– with a style is quite unique in being deep and scary and simple and childish at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »

Seattle-based artist and science illustrator, Marlin Peterson, was commissioned to paint a mural in his city. Rather than paint a standard wall mural, he chose a roof of a building right underneath the Seattle Space Needle. Using an optical illusion technique called trompe d’oeil, Peterson painted two giant daddy long-legs on the roof of a building. The monstrous bugs look as if they’re taking over the building when viewed from above, and the Space Needle makes a great location for viewing Peterson’s terrifying mural.  Read the rest of this entry »

Artists Chris McMahon and Thryza Segal decided to inject a little fun into discarded landscape paintings by giving them a second life by adding monsters to the scenic landscapes. The trick is to match the paint originally used and try to blend the monsters into the original scene as if they were always there. It can be a challenge if the original is too textured or old but the results speak for themselves.

Thanks to Adam Darby for today’s fodder.

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New York-based artist Joshua Allen Harris uses only tape and discarded plastic shopping bags to create giant inflatable animals that he fastens to sidewalk grates and vents to give them a sense of movement and life. A polar bear that some have linked to concerns about global warming, is the most famous Joshua Allen Harris creation so far. But he’s made many other animals, creatures and monsters.

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