The Adventure Art of Mort Künstler

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The Adventure Art of Mort Kunstler

Art by Mort Künstler – Mort began his art career as an illustrator for pulp paperbacks, posters, and men’s magazines. He did some early work for Aurora model kits boxes for their historical kit series, most notably, Raising the Flag a Iwo Jima kit. He did movie posters in the 1970’s for The Poseidon Adventure and The Taking of Pelham 123. He used an alias, ‘Mutz’ to do illustrations for the back of Mad magazine. Later he turned his art talents to American Civil War subject matter and is highly regarded in the field. His painting, ‘The High Water Mark’ was accepted into The Gettysburg National Museum in 1988.

http://www.mortkunstler.com/

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The Fantastic Art of Rowena Morrill – horror art

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The Fantastic Art of Rowena Morrill

Rowena Morrill is a sci-fi, fantasy, and horror artist whose illustrations graced the covers of paperbacks from the 1970’s till today. She was discovered by Ace Books, NY and created stunning book cover art for Lovecraft collections, illustrations for magazines; Heavy Metal, Omni and Playboy. She has several art books featuring her collected works including, The Fantastic Art of Rowena and Imagine. She continued illustrating sci-fi and fantasy for popular anthologies such as, Tomorrow and Beyond and Infinite Worlds. She received the British Fantasy _rowena_morrill_photo_of_rowenaAward in 1984 and after the fall of Saddam Hussein her original paintings, King Dragon and Shadows Out of Hell were found adorning the walls of his home. Here’s a look at some of her well-known work. Her use of vibrant color and glossy overtones makes her work stand out and instantly recognizable to her fans and fantasy art connoisseurs.

Gallery one: paperback cover art

 

Gallery 2: magazines and misc.

 

Horror Art – The astounding art of Chris Andres

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Horror Art – The astounding art of Chris Andres

Chris P. Andres is an artist extraordinaire whose work portrays, beauty and horror simultaneously; a state of exquisite grotesquery. His dark creations are visions of hell-born wonders splattered with sacred imagery. Chris earned his MFA at The University of Notre Dame where his artwork challenged the status quo due to their blasphemous subject matter. You can see Chris Andres’ work on exhibit at the Salem Art Gallery in Salem MA from Sept. 23rd to Dec 31st. Or you can own a piece of his magnificent work by visiting his Etsy Page, where every item is handmade and therefore one of a kind.

(click on any image for a larger view)

Statues/figures:

 

 

Masks:

 

Faux Taxidermy:

 

 

The artist, with some of his recent works:

Links:

Chris Andres Etsy Shophttps://www.etsy.com/listing/451094430/plague-doctor-one-of-a-kind-hand-made

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Going to Salem in the near future? Be sure to attend the exhibition…

The Salem Art Gallery, 64 Bridge Street, Salem, MA 01970

https://salemartgallery.com/

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Attn: Horror fans – Horror Things from around the web and world…

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Attn: Horror fans – Horror Things from around the web and world…


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Want to read some of the great classic stories and authors? check ou the selection from: http://ebookfriendly.com/free-horror-stories/

(I’d like to credit Tim Prasil for making the Poe giphy)


 

SUBCUTANEOUS MAGAZINE –  I think this is THE BEST NEW HORROR MAGAZINE to come out in a while. Great stories, art, articles, It’s fantastic. Check it out. You can read it online or download the .pdf http://www.subqmag.com/

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THE FLY 1986 – This is a MUST READ Awesome article pertaining to The BrundleFly from MONSTER LEGACY – The Fly 1986 https://monsterlegacy.net/2016/08/15/brundlefly/


Even in the heat and aftermath of Shin Godzilla…

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It looks like GODZILLA is finally going to get a royal respectable anime movie in 2017. We need a translator…
http://godzilla-anime.com/smph/index.html


This has to be one of the best read LOVECRAFT story collections I’ve heard. Narrated by Ian Gordon. Listen to your favorite Lovecraft stories or find one you’ve not read:
https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyzOIlWgJY9GzT28zRRA8IGS3FhdUmXeP

lovecraft and phelps comparison

I’m sure you’ve seen the resemblance of Phelps and Lovecraft in these side by side pics. Wonder why Phelps is such a good swimmer? Perhaps fleeing underwater monsters in another life?


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WOW – Godzilla posters for great prices!!! https://www.etsy.com/shop/johnbellottijr?ref=hdr_shop_menu#_=_
I purchased this one already!


Buckethead MUSIC video using animation FROM the famous Hermoinyous Bosch painting. Great Stuff!


and last but not least, here’s a few collectables I may pic up when they are released later this month…

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Horror Tattoo Art

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Horror Art in Tattoos

Here’s a look at some fantastic horror tattoos
from classic monsters, to horror themes, to 3D illusions These are some fantastic works.
(all tattoo designs are (c) by their original creators/owners)
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Do any of you have Tattoos? Are they horror related? Send me a pic and I’ll post them here.
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Dinosaurs in Sci-fi and fantasy art – part V

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Dinosaurs in Sci-fi and fantasy art – part V

 

Here’s some dinosaur art from a bunch of different artists…

This is the last post in this series. I’m going to take a break from the dinosaur fantasy art.

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From here I’m going to start a new series with dinosaur illustrators and artists in the science, learning and museum sector. Look forward to work by Charles R Knight, Rudolph Zalinger, Neave Parker and other dinosaur art pioneers…