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Like a horror

I recently wrote ornamental summer days. Now I'm going to be horror :-).I cracked a couple of gloomy places. I do not know what the nanny was coming to me but I was there.I'm getting a shot that's best suited for a detective pack or for scaring small kids.Friends will not be afraid of hams :-)      continue reading

"Carpe diem"!

The most common symbolic use of the skull is a representation of death. At first impression it carries a negative aura and nowadays more often its portrayal express everything what can be associated with evil in general. However, it can have and another meaning such as life after death, which leads to joy and fulfillment, celebration of life or cheerful memory of the dead one. For instance, a famous day of dead which is celebrated throughout Mexico can be associated more over with joy than sadness... continue reading

Time change Concepts

Figure stamped in the collective imagination, the skull loses some of its side "dark" and gains in sympathy as a symbol of what is modern (though debatable).Since the designers Alexander McQueen and Alexander Herchcovitch adopted in the fashion world - and it makes a good time - the icon has been recurring as aesthetic element - to shock, amuse, almost never to scare.In decorating shows, in an environment or another, the skulls also give the guys in general discrete, sometimes more overt,... continue reading

Smoking kills. Quit now!

While i was bored during my vacation i decided to clean up an old shed in a hope to find something interesting. And i did! What i found was one weird but very cool ashtray that i have never seen before with my own eye nor in TV or somewhre else. There were bones everywhere. And then the bulb went up - a perfect ashtray to use in adverts saying that smoking kills.I blew off the dust and placed it onto a sommerhouse table outside the house. And let my dad (as i am not a smoker) to use it as a real... continue reading

The Tattoos and Rock & roll inspired art collection

I'm currently putting together a collection of Dreamstime's best tattoo and rock & roll inspired art which can be found here > Tattoo and rock & roll inspired art collectionI'm looking for anything tattoo, hot rod, pin-up, burlesque, pin-stripe and kustom culture that can be put together in one definative 'low brow' group!This collection is open to submissions so please add your image ID number here or message me if you have an image that you would like included. continue reading

Exclusive to Dreamstime - Tiki Skulls!

Brand new and only available on Dreamstime, my new set of illustrations 'Tiki Skulls!'I'm running these new illustrations as exclusives as an experiment to see how they perform compared to my other non-exclusive work with a view to possibly becoming fully exclusive in the future.Should the results prove interesting i'll be sure to post them here.Chris. continue reading

Skulls! Heavy metal dude!

Having recently come back from this years Download festival, I've been very much in a heavy metal kind of mood. The result is this collection of skull illustrations... continue reading

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