Through illustration and photo manipulation, French artist Maena Paillet creates a magical realm of permanent dusk that is as peaceful as it is sinister. Find more by the artist on her ArtStation page.
Swiss artist Isis Sangaré creates dreamy demigods and dark angels of wisdom and horror, similar to the Angelarium of Pete Mohrbacher but with a noticeably darker edge. Find more by the artist on her ArtStation […]
The works of Russian artist Maria Zolotukhina hover at the twilight of consciousness. Her darkly dramatic paintings depict unsettling dreamlike scenes with classical motifs — portraiture, still life, landscape, religious icon — and are full […]
Russian artist Olya Bossak, AKA Reycat, makes surreal and moving illustrations of cryptids, creatures, and animorphic humanoids, such as her “alternate angels,” which put the downward-facing wings under the arms. The change is subtle but […]
The paintings of Carlos Palma Cruchaga bridge the fantasy of the old world — black sabbaths, angels, ghosts, winged horses — with the new, post-Tolkien worlds of elves, dragons, and high adventure. Find more by […]
Freelance illustrator and comic artist Mike Dubisch summons the sheer swirling insanity of Lovecraft’s characters with his brush. His colorful, tumorous, tentacled creations stare at the viewer from bleak landscapes out of space and time. […]
You find yourself strolling the hall of a dark house. You are most concerned with how to get out, and so, although your head is turning forward and back, you don’t at first notice the […]
Russian artist Alexey Egorov paints dark technological marvels as nightmares or religious icons, alternating between fear and veneration. Find a great deal more by the artist on his ArtStation page.
Gilbert Tubers shuffled down the street in a huff, clutching the most valuable thing in the world. It was tucked under his arm inside a glass jar, and he admired it every twenty paces while […]
Ben Juniu certainly has a penchant for character design in a dark palette. Find some inspiration for your next novel or game.