Nightmare In A Jar
June 1, 2007 11:43 PM   Subscribe

Alex cf is a young British artist, fresh off of a series of extremely creepy visualizations of Alice in Wonderland characters. His current project is creating amazing looking HP Lovecraft inspired nightmares in specimen jars, which he is more than happy to build on commission.
posted by jonson (9 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite

This needs to be done with Sid and Marty Croft characters.
posted by sourwookie at 11:59 PM on June 1, 2007

The Alice illustrations really reminded me of Ralph Steadman's work. Then I found out that Steadman has illustrated an edition of Alice and that the drawings didn't look anything like these.
posted by alltomorrowsparties at 12:57 AM on June 2, 2007

the alice one reminded me of the line of Wizard of Oz line that Todd McFarlane did. Also mentioned one the blue.
posted by ShawnString at 4:51 AM on June 2, 2007

Intriguing, but John Tenniel's original illustrations are already plenty creepy enough in their unique Victorian way. I mean, come on ..... the March Hare looks like an opium fiend.
posted by blucevalo at 10:22 AM on June 2, 2007

If I had a zillion dollars I'd so commission a box filled with Cthnonic goodness as a prank.

Thanks Citizen Premier for reminding me of the thing-in-a-jar; I've been racking my troubled brains for stuff to decorate my lab bench! (Oh, and I'm going to add some faux fur to the thing-in-a-jar a la unsuccessful Ellen Ripley clones.)
posted by porpoise at 1:46 PM on June 2, 2007

Bookmarked to enjoy at a later date. Thanks for the post.
posted by Sailormom at 2:41 PM on June 2, 2007

That's awesome. It's like a cross between one friend of mine was doing and something another was, but better.
posted by BlackLeotardFront at 6:03 PM on June 2, 2007

Hopefully the missing noun there is "project" rather than "person".
posted by tannhauser at 2:14 AM on June 6, 2007

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