Tag: inktober 2016

640. Spooky Lady

Leftover inky horror, drawn for my friend (which might be a strong word) Natalie. In exchange I got two awesome pieces of handmade jewelry from her company, Natalie’s Dark Arts. Google it, check it out and buy something. So… this is one of those rare instances where I actually really like this drawing. I might …

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639. The Marquis

Happy Halloween! Happy end of Inktober! I have long wanted to draw Guy Davis’ The Marquis. Almost as long as I have been waiting for a new installment of his comic series. But Davis has seemingly left comics for movie and television design, which I’m sure pays more. But it doesn’t make Davis’ lack of …

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638. Xenomorph

The one and only time I’ll probably ever draw the titular ALIEN from the film franchise of the same name. Nothing against it or the movies, this was just really time consuming. H.R. Giger (Hey Really Giger) was a mad genius with a lot of time to work on this stuff. I have to have …

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637. Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man

My childhood was spent mostly indoors due to my allergies and asthma. So I watched a lot of movies on HBO. The two I probably watched the most were the 80s Flash Gordon movie, and David Lynch’s The Elephant Man. So, that’s how my brain was formed. I’ve been endlessly fascinated by Joseph Merrick’s story …

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636. Schlitzie the Pinhead

When I first saw Freaks, Schlitzie was the one performer who mesmerized me the most. Say what you will about the treatment of these people, but they were ostensibly well cared for and lived longer, better lives than had they been on their own. Schlitzie’s story may seem tragic on its face, but he lived …

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635. The Great Omi

Of the various tattooed people I’ve seen (beyond the horrible people whom apparently aren’t freaks with their look-at-me, see how non-comformist we all are tats – [seriously, there are like 5 tattoo parlors in my neighborhood. Stop it.]) The Great Omi is by far the most interesting one, visually, and historically. The entire month, I …

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634. Sam Alexander, The Man with Two Faces

I’ll be honest, Sam Alexander’s story is tragic – though he apparently lived happily – and disturbing. I almost regret drawing this one. I just felt bad after learning about him. But I still drew it. Because I’m a monster. The entire month, I will be selling these sketch cards individually for 5 bucks, or …

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633. Koo Koo, The Bird Girl

Not sure about the history of Koo Koo, but there was apparently two of them, and both appeared in Tod Browning’s FREAKS – a great movie if you’ve never seen it. The entire month, I will be selling these sketch cards individually for 5 bucks, or as a theme set (7 cards total) for 25. …

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632. Zip, The What-Is-It

The story of Zip is probably one of my favorites in the entirety of the history of sideshow performers. Look it up. The entire month, I will be selling these sketch cards individually for 5 bucks, or as a theme set (7 cards total) for 25. If you want one, let me know, asap via …

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631. Lionel, the Lion-Faced Man

Inktober 2016 Theme Week #4: Sideshow Freaks I know that JoJo, the Dog-Faced Boy is far more famous than Lionel here, but I like lions better than dogs. The entire month, I will be selling these sketch cards individually for 5 bucks, or as a theme set (7 cards total) for 25. If you want …

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