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Alien Nation: Photography by Ekaterina Belinskaya

The award-winning (Russian-born, living in Los Angeles) photographer Ekaterina Belinskaya launched “Alien Nation” on Halloween—featuring alienesque demons, female-fetale robots and other bizarre characters wearing neon props and surrounded in black lighting. “Dark, beautiful and mysterious” is how she describes the images shot from her camera, the majority taken for the fashion industry and magazines such […]

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Erotic Horror Movies

10 Great Erotic Horror Movies (Part 2)

Horror movies have long been associated with chills, but there is another primal force at the genre’s heart: sex. As censorship concerns abated in the 1960s, filmmakers were able to confront and explore striking sexual themes in their horror movies, without worrying too much about it. Fear of death is one of the two pillars […]

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Tragic Heroines and Ghoulish Creatures by Memorial Stitches

Carrie Violet, aka Memorial Stitches, creates delicate drawings in thread. Completely self-taught, her embroidery is the culmination of her studies in fashion design and illustration. The small scenes, stitched only with black floss, feature macabre women, ghoulish bats, and are inspired by the “Victorian sentiment.” In an interview, Violet explains, “I’m drawn to both the […]

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Animals Art Dark Art Fashion Photography

Halloween Lighting and Black Cats: The Fashion Photography of Elizaveta Porodina

We see model Alexander Wolf and Mathilda (the cat) elegantly posing for one of the many fashion shoots by Elizaveta Porodina, a Russian photographer living and working in Munich, Germany. Her other pictures are a bit darker with the appearance of female devils and goths with red eyelids and elongated bodies. There is a Halloween […]

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3D Art Food & Drinks Horror Sculpture

Halloween Pumpkin Carvings by Villafane Studios

Scary killer clowns and rotting corpses are just some of the sculptural Halloween treats made by Villafane, an American studio famous for their 3D pumpkin carvings. They’re now sculpting on sweet potatoes and other tuberous crops and squash plants. The studio’s founder and carver extraordinaire Ray Villafane has participated in various episodes of “Outrageous Pumpkins” […]

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Animation Art Character Design Horror Movies

Celebrating 31 Days of Horror with Animated GIFs

Graphic designers Sylvain RogĂ© and Simon Lagneau are working on the next animated GIF to mark the 27th of October. Every day of this Halloween month they’ve created motion loops with iconic movie characters, including some of our favorite villains. We see Michael Myers trick-or-treating and Hannibal Lecter thinking of tasty human organs as he wiggles […]

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Art Dark Art Fashion Horror Photography Special Feature

Halloween and Gothic Fashion Photography

Note: Contains images that may be considered graphic and disturbing to some readers. The Gothic look and the Halloween season can be a great source of inspiration for fashion photographers and stylists. As the dark nights get ever darker, it is the time of year to enjoy Victorian ghost stories and trashy horror flicks to […]