Little Monsters

Contributions Reader Find

By Andrew Fox in New Illustration on Friday 8 October 2010

Considered considerably less than average in height on their home planet, the affectionately dubbed ‘little monsters‘ grew tired of the constant jibes and fled to the nearest inhabitable planet: Earth. There they lived happily ever after, causing havoc as only giant alien monsters can. They currently reside in New York City.

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Jordan Metcalf

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Thursday 1 July 2010

I love bulbous heads and weird monsters, so South African artist Jordan Metcalf’s work is right up my alley.

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J. Shea

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 15 February 2010

J. Shea’s 3D, multimedia works look like single frames from stop-motion animation versions of classic fairy tales, full of sea monsters, dragons, and quirky characters.

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Monsters in Real Places

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Monday 15 February 2010

Monsters in Real Places is a cute blog where artists superimpose imaginary monsters onto photographs of real scenes.

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Alice Duke

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Monday 1 February 2010

The illustrations and character designs by UK-based artist Alice Duke are completely captivating with their moodiness and wonderfully textured rendering. Her monster designs have more of a storybook quality to them rather than a fanboy fantasy aesthetic, making her work versatile enough to suit both video games and rock posters.

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Theo Ellsworth’s Imaginary Friends

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By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Saturday 11 July 2009

Theo Ellsworth makes obsessively detailed drawings and self-publishes comics, mini comics, and zines about imaginary people and places. The cosmic imagery, subtle geometry, and implied animism in his works recall the epic, heroic, and odd imagery of Jean ‘Moebius’ Girard, Mayan ruins, and the Nazca lines, filtered through the jam-packed and often psychedelic lens of […]

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Brandon Jan Blommeart

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Saturday 11 July 2009

Canadian artist Brandon Jan Blommeart’s trash monsters lumber across beautiful landscapes, happily playing with each other as if they had inherited the earth from their human creators.

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Monster Monsters

Kate Barnett Reader Find

By Kate Barnett in New Art on Thursday 19 June 2008

There are no hidden surprises on the Monsters Monsters site. You get what you came for. That’s monsters, straight up with no distractions. The work is simple, naive and humorous. I think it’s at it’s best in the painting and collaboration sections but soft toy collectors, there’s something here for you too.

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Michael Wandelmaier’s Tailypo

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Monday 12 May 2008

Canadian illustrator Michael Wandelmaier creates moody and atmospheric work which burns deeply in your inner-most conscience.

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