“The Morning Never Came”: Amazing Fantasy Illustrations By Adrian Smith

The awesome fantasy illustrations of Adrian Smith, a freelance illustrator, concept designer and comic book artist based in Edinburgh. Adrian’s drawing, character and figure work is just incredible, fantasy art doesn’t get any better than this. Adrian and Ian Miller are especially well known for their work in the early days of Warhammer and 40k in creating a dark serious atmospheric setting.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/the-morning-never-came-amazing-fantasy-illustrations-by-adrian-smith/

“Initiation Into Nothingness”: A Separate Reality And Dreamy Otherworlds In Incredible Artworks By Alex Andreev

Alexey Andreev (b. 1972) is a Russian artist, lives and works in Saint-Petersburg, and he is one of my favorite illustrators ever. Just sit back, relax and enjoy. From the artist’s statement: “… the nagual Elias went to his dreaming journeys the way a wild animal prowls for food… visited, let’s say, the junkyard of infinity… and copied whatever he saw...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/01/initiation-into-nothingness-a-separate-reality-and-dreamy-otherworlds-in-incredible-artworks-by-alex-andreev/

“Last Breath”: Amazing Dark Horror, Bizarre And Nightmare Paintings By Oleg Vdovenko

Science fiction horrors from the depths of Russian artist Oleg Vdovenko’s imagination. More: Artstation, DeviantArt, Facebook, Instagram...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/01/last-breath-amazing-dark-horror-bizarre-and-nightmare-paintings-by-oleg-vdovenko/

“Heaven’s Hell”: The Book Of Afterlife Adventures By Anthony Jones

Heaven’s Hell – The Art of Anthony Jones (previously), a beautifully presented, 128 page soft back art book from publisher Design Studio Press. This book explores the world of Heaven’s Hell, a place that takes place in the afterlife. The premise is that when you die, your spirit or soul is transported to another realm of being. “When you die on your world, you are born in this world.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/11/heavens-hell-the-book-of-afterlife-adventures-by-anthony-jones/

“Bloody Kisses”: Horror, Dark And Obscure Self-Destructed Photo Portraits Of Jenn Violetta

Jenn Violetta is an artist with a dark and stormy photographic work. What we know is that her name (or nickname) is Jenn Violetta, she probably lives in Seattle and she makes amazing dark digital photo manipulations. She usually depicts her head exclusively, and her style is dark, creepy and often disturbing. In every one of her works, her face appears someway ruined, with blood flowing from scars...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/10/bloody-kisses-horror-dark-and-obscure-self-destructed-photo-portraits-of-jenn-violetta/

The Others (2001) …I watched this film pretty much by chance….

The Others (2001)

…I watched this film pretty much by chance. At first, I was not sure, but in the end, I found that I loved it because of its simplicity and efficiency. Then I went to its entry on Wikipedia for further information, and came across this remark:

“[…] However, in drawing out his effects, Amenábar [director] is a little too confident that style can substitute for substance.”
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times.

I think this is a good point, worth remembering once in a while, indeed, for a certain kind of authors, including me. So I clip and keep this here for myself ;)


(Source: http://youtu.be/5JDHikOAR24)

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