This limited edition screen print created by Tom French uses a mixed media technique to create a very dark image resembling a skull. On his website, Tom French and his particular style of painting are described as follows: Through his work, French focuses on the reflection of the conscious and unconscious mind. His oil paintings […]
In honor of Halloween, I thought it would be appropriate to post an image today that featured a dark or spooky theme. This morning, as I was checking my email, I found a message from Gianni Sarcone with a link to a Behance page he created titled Just in Time for Halloween. The page features […]
Optical illusions involving hidden skulls have been around for a very long time and modern artists continue to produce them. In this version with a fantasy-art theme, a woman wearing a white hooded cloak and black shirt stands in front of a group of white and black candles with her arms extended. Two candle holders […]
Noah Scalin likes skulls. He is the founder of the Skull-A-Day project. Now in its sixth year, the project features a new image of a skull every day. In 2012, Scalin created the following anamorphic skull using 497 VHS cassette tapes as a commission of the TCC Visual Arts Center in Tidewater Virginia. The skull […]
A family opens their front door on Christmas morning only to be frightened by what they see. But should they be? What is so scary about this Santa Claus illustration by Russian cartoonist Valentine Dubinin?
In honor of Halloween, an illusion involving something macabre seems appropriate today. The following illusion is a skull afterimage illusion. In order to get this illusion to work, stare at the X in the eye of the skull for thirty seconds. Then look away from the image at a blank sheet of paper or wall […]
A man, a woman and their dog are out for a Sunday drive in their small car. Do you notice anything else present in this picture? Perhaps something that appears somewhat sinister? This image was found at Museo Ilusionario’s Flickr Page.