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Horror Art: Amer Shihab

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DeadArms Artwork – Amer Shihab is an illustrator from Bristol, United Kingdom, specializing in Horror / Macabre illustrations and creature designs. Previously worked on cover artwork for several underground Death / Gore metal bands, and has built a solid online fan base through the use of social networking sites, such as MySpace. This has helped establish himself as a strong competitor in the underground art community, with his distinctive, creative style and the shocking scenes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Devil Engine – Author Chad Michael Ward

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DEVIL ENGINE

Artwork by Chad Michael Ward
Design by Justin Erickson
Published Author NBM Publishing
Publication Date: 2007
Format: Full Color, 80 pages
Price: $18.95

Under the release of NMB Publishing, I had the pleasure of reviewing Chad Michael Ward’s latest art book release titled “Devil Engine” (The 3rd in his series) This 9 x 12 – 80 page book is beautifully … Continue reading

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Eyes of Chaos Returns! – Book / CD Artist

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A hard economy usually means working hard to keep the doors open, but in the case of Eyes of Chaos, it was looking like “time” would have to be devoted more to the regular working class of 9-5 until things in the illustration world started to get back on track. With a whole slew of art on hand and over 10 years of numerous book covers and CD … Continue reading

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The Horror Community Gives Back – Comic Book Divas, Aid For Aiden, and Toys For Tots

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There are a few stories that come out of our community that make my little Grinch hear swell three times the size and this is one of them.

Comic Book Divas have come out with a few awesome ways to give back this season.

Aid For Aiden is a campaign for a little boy who has been affected by lukemia and has used his love of horror characters to help pay for his medical bills. … Continue reading

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Interview: Artist Kristen Margiotta

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The art of Kristen Margiotta takes you to dark and curious places filled with spooky imagery, pop culture icons, and big-eyed characters. A graduate of the University of Delaware, her paintings have been on display around the country since 2005. Kristen is also the illustrator of the picture book “Better Haunted Homes and Gardens.” Holly Q,

Horrornews.net (HN): When I look at your art, I’m reminded of the work of Margaret/Walter … Continue reading

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Scary String Dolls Are Here for Halloween

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Hey horror hounds! In the spirit of Haunting Season, with Halloween right around the corner, I wanted to share a special treat with you (no tricks, sorry!) that came in the mail for me today; I received a nifty little Halloween trinket that immediately reminded me of the “Bride of Chucky.” The trinket is in fact a little String Doll keychain from the website www.mystringdolls.com (called “Nightmare Bride”). The entire string … Continue reading

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Fright Rags releasing design for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Tomorrow, Friday October 1st, Fright Rags is releasing a t-shirt for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More specifically, it’s for their friend who is currently battling an aggressive breast cancer. She is only 34 years old, and her husband lost his job over a year ago and they are struggling … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arlene’s Heart – Author Victoria Frances

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ARLENE’S HEART
Written and Illustrated by Victoria Frances
Published by NBM Publishing
Publication Date: 2007
Format: Full Color, 80 pages
Price: $24.95

Arlene’s’ Heart is just more than a visual treat. It’s a treat for the eyes, the soul and the mind. Victoria Frances is an artist who received acclaim for here Goth series “Favole”. Her latest release comes in the the way of a much more … Continue reading

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The Dark Art of April A Taylor Photography

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Internationally published and exhibited photographer April A Taylor has always leaned towards the dark & gritty with her work; exploring forgotten places, ghost towns & abandoned buildings.

Now she has combined this style of photography with her life-long love affair with Halloween, horror and all of the things that go bump in the night.

The Dark Art of April A Taylor Photography is a new line of images, many told through the … Continue reading

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Handmade Horrors: Volume One: MORBID DECOR’s Classic Horror Lightbox Lamps

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Interview with Dave of Morbid Decor and showcase of his handcrafted creepy classic horror themed lightbox lamps! Continue reading

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Interview: Jason Beam – Horror Artist

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Alright the doctor of gore is here to bring you an exclusive interview with graphic designer/photograher Jason Beam of Jason Beam Studios to talk about his beatifully rendered and amazing artwork and the horror and comic book genre as a whole! Words cannot put how kick ass his prints are so just visit his website www.jasonbeamstudios.com asap after youve read this fun interview!

Dr. Gorehound: When did you first discover your own talent in art and … Continue reading

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