Horror Artists

The industry’s top horror art talent covering a variety of illustrators, painters, collagists, surrealists and dark artistry creators. While "horror art" did have a boost during the later 90's, it soon became over saturated with savvy digital manipulators to the point of being highly derivative.

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We at HorrorNews.net fully support the horror art community in our efforts to alert others of new talents, new techniques being used, and the pioneers of horror advertising products. While typically this is a place for new talent, we also want to include (when appropriate) the core influencers. Hopefully this will spark your own separate journey to check out their collective web sites, art books and horror artisan contrubtuions. Horror Art is something that will always prevail whether it moves to becoming retro of cutting edge...folks like their scary pictures.

Horror Art: Ben Fenton

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BIO:
I come from a small place in Kent called Dungeness.
I live in a small place in East Sussex called Rye.
My childhood was accompanied by a Poltergeist.
I’m fascinated by death, disease, deformity, anguish, fear, pain and disability.
I paint in response to my fascination.

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Horror Art: Tattoo Bob

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After 20 plus years in the tattoo biz,I wanted to cross over to a new range of art i have always loved to do.Horror movies and just crazy way out stuff others can find,,,Scary. My style has been described to me by many as morbid and some say,,,,edgy with a twisted sense of humor.Most themes of my pieces tend to gravitate to the style of gore/horror unless otherwise commissioned. My tattoo flash went worldwide … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Ashley Thorpe

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Ashley Thorpe was born in Inverness, Scotland in 1972 yet grew up in Devon, England. After studying Fine art / Film in Canterbury Ashley relocated to Manchester where he worked briefly for the BBC. After a number of years pursuing illustration in London and a brief sojourn in Athens,Greece as a comic artist, Ashley returned to his Devonshire roots in 2005, and focused all his energies upon creating a series of animated short films … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Tanya Lane

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I was born and raised in Southern California. I moved to Missouri 10 years ago where I met my husband and now reside. I have had my artwork published in Calendars and greeting cards. Have exhibited in galleries in California and Missouri. I consider myself a self taught artist. I prefer working in oils on canvas, but have tried almost all medias. I get my inspiration from the cult film genera and my husband. … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Shawn Conn

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BIO

Shawn’s very birth was a portend of the dark path he would one day take with his art. He was born breech during a freak blizzard in early November. As his mother was bleeding to death, Shawn was being choked by his own umbilical cord. The Doctor grabbed his feet and yanked, breaking his right arm in the process. Shawn grew up at the tail end of the atomic age. Godzilla was on TV, … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Laura Barbosa

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BIO

Laura Barbosa is collected on an International Level and is a Published Artist with Public Collections. Her artwork has been featured on HGTV, Published in Hair’s How Magazine, NY ARTS Magazine, Forbes & more. Her artwork resides in Spain, Australia, The United Kingdom, Canada and in all 50 United States.

Artist Statement:
My Artwork does not describe any one particular style, but rather my general attitude towards certain subjects or topics of our … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Wes Huffor

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BIO:

Wes Huffor is a Southern Californian artist best known for visceral, seductive, and pathological crime and horror storytelling. Wes started out working for small press publishers in Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.

In 2008, Huffor released Charnel House, a Horror and Crime anthology under the flag of UK based publisher Broken Voice. As a nod to classic Crime and Horror with some modern twists, the stories in Charnel House were written by several … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Steve Hurd

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BIO:

Though prone to periods of wanderlust, I have been stuck in The Appalachian Mountains for what has seemed like an eternity. I began to alter my surroundings in the early 2000s, starting with decoupaging every flat surface I could find. People found these projects unusual, but interesting, as nobody else had neither coffee tables nor bookcases that were also 3D collages.

In 2008, my left leg was crushed by 12000 pounds, and I had … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Melinda Kónya

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I’m self-taught artist, all is based in observation and inspiration.My art depicts, my pain,emotions, feelings and all the negative things of the world like, pain,lonleyness, sorrow,fear, mental illnesses, anger,disgust,abuse,agression and fake, rude,stupid ,silly,idiot people. An artwork starts to born when I’ m listening to music in the dark, I notice a complete image in my mind and this is the only reference what I use.
No models or pictures.

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Interview: Derek Riggs (Iron Maiden Artist)

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MIKE JOY: How did you first become involved with Iron Maiden?

DEREK RIGGS: I was working as an album cover artist with several record companies doing all sorts of things, I did a few Jazz covers for EMI records. Iron Maiden’s manager saw those pictures about six months after they were published and asked to see my portfolio.

MIKE JOY: How did “Eddie” come about and what’s the story behind this … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Sharaya Brooks

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BIO:

Born in a small town near Detroit Michigan in 1986, American artist, Sharaya Brooks began drawing in school and at home, deciding to become professional in 2008. That year She published the first of many Dark Art and Macabre Pieces, ‘Proud Craftsman’. Before then she had aspired to be a singer, actor and many other things never letting her creativity blossom as visual art.

She specializes in dark and macabre art, … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Nick Percival

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BIO:

Based in the foggy, gothic, cobblestoned back streets of the United Kingdom, been a professional Illustrator and Animation Director for a good few years.

Having co-founded and run one of the UK largest CGI Animation Studios, I also paint concept and create production artwork for Film & TV, video games and comic books including projects for folks such as Marvel Comics, BOOM! Studios, MTV, Sony, EA, Lucas Arts, Sci-Fi Channel, Activision, 2000AD, Wizards of … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Joachim Luetke

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has created arresting designs for a wide variety of projects, including print, film, CDs and DVDs. Born in Germany, he studied art in Switzerland during the late seventies, and improved his unique, disturbing talent at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria. He still lives in Vienna as a renowned multimedia designer. His work’s been celebrated with several awards and nominates.

Production Design and Matte-SFX for Oscar nominated Short COPY SHOP Nomination for … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Jim Pavelec

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BIO:

Jim grew up in some city in the Midwest where, at a young age, he was fortunate enough to discover speed metal, comic books, horror movies, and Frazetta. He drew a lot. After graduating college he moved to a much larger city in the Midwest where he worked as a bouncer for a number of years. He continued to draw a lot and began to paint a lot, too. After getting punched in the head … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Jerrod Brown

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A “real” horror artist, that creates paintings in the middle of paint tubes, brushes and palettes, THAT describes Jerrod Brown. A strong advocate of conventional/traditional art that is “truly” painted by hand. So many artists have profited from the advantages of digital illustration – quick and cheap production, low budget solutions, variable use of single motives and the possibility to exchange single parts of the picture

Thus in Jerrods opinion, individuality and creative output … Continue reading

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Horror Art: Gloria Gypsy

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BIO:

Gloria Gypsy is a freelance artist and photographer currently resides in the 3rd density. She is a distant dreamer, a wanderer. She sees the world differently from others. She lives in the moment, seeing the beauty of the moment.

To me Art is an intimate process of projecting myself and my perspective onto the world, and the images that I produce as a result exist as a very personal reflection of myself. My art … Continue reading

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