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10 Visually Stunning Cosmic Horror Films

In regards to the fear of the unknowable, there is no writer more influential today than H.P. Lovecraft.  His stories saw humankind come into contact with beings older than time: sinister masses of tentacles whose very existence could drive someone completely mad. This was the birth of “cosmic horror”—that is, horror rooted in the idea […]

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Murky, Supernatural Fantasy Artwork by Piotr Jablonski

Piotr Jablonski (a.k.a. Nicponim) is a concept artist, digital painter, and illustrator based in Poland. Primarily self-taught, his vivid and immersive work has gained him notable international clients in the gaming world, such as Wizards of the Coast and Arkane Studios. As this interview with Evermotion reveals, Jablonski derives inspiration from both everyday experiences and the works […]

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Sci-Fi and Fantasy Merge in Jakub Rebelka’s Colorful Worlds

Jakub Rebelka is a freelance illustrator and concept artist from Poland creating surreal worlds using traditional and digital mediums. Each image is like a comic book frame that has been expanded into an entire story. Rebelka finds inspiration in a variety of artists, including the French comic artist Moebius and the celebrated fantasy artist Peter […]

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Experimental Remixes by Anxo Vizcaino Create Alternate Worlds

Welcome to the pristine dream-visions of Anxo Vizcaino, an artist based in Lugo, Spain. After working as a graphic designer and illustrator for many years, he switched gears to embark on a more artistic journey. His recent personal creations involve experimental remixes that allow him to focus his “concerns and passions related to reality, outer […]

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Pop Culture Dystopias: Digital Art by Filip Hodas

Filip Hodas is a 3D artist from Prague who uses computer software to render stunning, hypermodern landscapes (he was part of our “Amazingly Complex 3D Art” feature). In this new series, using Substance Painter and Illustrator/Photoshop, Hodas has been producing incredible pop culture dystopias; from Coca-Cola to Pac Man, big-name brands and recognizable cartoon characters […]

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Darkened Ink: An Interview with Placide Avantia

Welcome to the mysterious world of Placide Avantia—an illustrator, tattoo artist, and self-professed alien. Working from Fuscare—her dimly lit studio located in the south of France—Placide Avantia uses black vegan ink and her dark imagination to spawn creatures that otherwise dwell only in nightmares, alternate worlds, and untold myths. From razor-beaked crows to the jagged […]

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Art and Science Merge in NastPlas’ Abstract Digital Images

NastPlas is a Madrid-based creative duo, started in 2006 by illustrator Fran R. Learte (aka, “drFranken”) and creative director Natalia Molinos. Together, they change the way we look at art by bringing 2D forms into experimental digital spaces. For example, their series “QUO” offers a new interpretation of oil paintings by transforming the brushstrokes into […]

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10 Imaginative Japanese Science Fiction Movies

Modern Japanese science fiction was birthed in nuclear fire at the close of World War II. It left a sobering impression of the dangers of technology that can be felt to this day, and it created a generation of directors who are keenly aware of how delicate their mortality is. Science fiction is a medium […]

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Scott Listfield: Astronauts, and a Critical Look at Modern Society

As a child, Scott Listfield was promised a future filled with flying cars and robot companions. When those never materialized, he started creating art that captured his sense of alienation from the modern world. His works often center around a featureless astronaut exploring a world filled with symbols of modern day life: McDonald’s signs, vintage […]

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Eerie, Disintegrating Bodies by Yuichi Ikehata

Yuichi Ikehata is an artist born and based in Chiba, Japan. In a series titled “Fragment of Long Term Memory (LTM),” Ikehata sculpts human bodies (or body parts) using wire, clay, and paper. Next, he photographs the sculpture and digitally adds in skin, hair, eyes, and other features. The final image is so seamless that […]