Stephen gammell and other creepy artwork.

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  1. Faine

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    Anyone remember these pictures from your childhood? haha stephen gammell is a pretty sick artist. Very dark creepy stuff. If you have any other artists that draw similar to this please add! I love this creepy stuff.

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    I'm sorry the pictures are so small. I wish they were larger so you can see the detail.
     
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    Daaaaaaaaaamn those are cool! I love this stuff
     
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    Hellz yeah. Do you have an particular artist you like? Add some of their art!
     
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    I absolutely love the books that guy did illustrations for and I still love the art. I can't post pics cuz I'm on my DROID right now but Paul Booth (tattoo artist) has some really interesting paintings. Will post later.
     
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    Those are from those 'creepy stories' kids books, right? Damn, nostalgia.
     
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    ^ yeah

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    You changed your avatar!? haha
     
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    I posted a bunch of his work on my Tumblr about five minutes before I came and checked SSO, and then I got the message and checked this :lol:

    His art was always the best part of those books, he has such a unique, creepy style.
     
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    ^ wow thats weird. Maybe it's a Stephen Gammell kind of day. But yeah, I checked your tumblr and it has a lot of cool art work on it man.
     
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    Check out chet zar
     
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    ^ hes the guy that did/does the Tool art right? His other stuff is really cool too.
     
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    Does this look familiar?
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    ^ thats a sick tattoo man.

    I saw these too.
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    If I wanted to get one, Id probably want to get this picture. or the scarecrow one.
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    I know a guy who is currently doing a whole sleeve of this stuff. Call me crazy, but I don't think it translates into tattoo form very well. His stuff has that smooth black/grey watercolor feel to it.
     
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    My artist said the same. Certain pieces by Gammell work better than others for tattoos, but the watercolor use gives everything a liquid feel, calling to mind various unsavory decomposition fluids. A great artist can replicate it, but my artist was actually unsure of his ability to do it. It didn't turn out too badly, for me, but it's still lacking some of the intrinsic creepiness of Gammell's work.

    I'm still getting a chest-piece with all of those illustrations, though. :lol:
     
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    That would be a sick chest piece.
     
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    Nostalgia is right. I loved that book when I was a kid. And all this tattoo talk is giving me the itch. I'm sitting at the tattoo shop right now waiting for my artist. It's going to take a lot of restraint for me not to ask him to whip up a sketch for a Gammell-inspired piece when we're done with the sleeve. It'd probably be the one of the fucked up horse/pony.
     
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    That shits pretty cool man
     
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    I got tattooed a few years ago by one of the dudes working at Paul booth's shop. Everyone there is über talented.
     

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