Here's a grim compilation of Halloween artwork by illustrator Rhode Montijo. I love Rhode's style and have proudly displayed one of his prints in my home for the better part of 8 years now. He has a classic illustrators hand and his fantastical themes live around this time of year quite nicely. Many of his sculptures and paintings invoke a sense of child-like innocense when witches and monsters seemed more possible. I think a nostalgic feeling washes over many of us around this time of year, being a kid and dressing up, gorging ourselves with candy, staring our fears in the face. As adults we lose the magic of it, but i think Rhode has kept it inside and it comes forward in his work.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 2:02pmParra is one of my favorite artists, but I've never gotten the chance to see his work in person (other than Kidrobot's Pierced, that is).
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:27amI don't think I need to explain why Coarse Toys have garnered a cult following. And the German duo's illustrations are just as alluring as their toys.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 3:37pmIt's almost Halloween, which means it's time for a bunch of spooky custom toys! Lunartik's contribution to the socially acceptable pagan ritual is a glow-in-the-dark Mini Tea who looks like he's just seen a ghost.