The title of Allen Williams' website, "I Just Draw
," undersells his works. These are no idle doodles, but rather, as Guillermo del Toro wrote
: "Entire worlds flow from Allen Williams' pencil and brush. Creatures and characters more twisted and full of humanity than our imagination dares to conjure. He is an incredible draughtsman and a true original mind.
" You can see more of Williams' works on his blog
. Click on the images to enlarge them. [more inside]
What if Edward Gorey illustrated Lovecraft?
It'd look like John Kenn Mortensen's work
, that's what. Except Mortensen makes his art in his spare time, on post-it notes. He has an art book.
Your Glory Days Are Over, Mr. Cthulhu.
"Mr Cthulhu tries to interest himself in his sons dance, but mr Cthulhus has lived a sheltered life, the intricacies of modern ballet passes him right by." (by Mattias Adolfsson
In September, Jon Schindehette
] and Lars Grant-West
] issued a challenge
to students at the Rhode Island School of Design: "Create a creature based upon a non-humanoid critter
from H.P. Lovecraft's literature.
The creature should have a fully resolved form, convey motion where appropriate, and be believable. Creature can be shown as either 3/4 view or 'turn-arounds'." Here are the entries
and here are the judges' comments. [more inside]