Rainbow Art Journal – The Mummy

If you have followed either this blog or my art blog for long enough, you will know that I love classic movie monsters. I draw them fairly regularly – especially during spooky season – but I realized it had been quite a while since I had drawn the Boris Karloff performance as Imhotep, the titular Mummy. I had a great deal of fun drawing the wonky proportions of the figure and I am really happy with the finished illustration.

99 - The Mummy

Inktober 2016 – #34 Frankenstein’s Monster

Continuing to fill up my Inktober sketchbook, I decided that the next creature that had to feature was Frankenstein’s Monster.  In addition to Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ being one of my favourite novels – and one I taught several times – James Whale’s ‘Frankenstein’ is my favourite of the Universal monster movies.  I am, therefore, somewhat surprised at myself that the poor old Monster did not appear earlier in my series of Inktober drawings, especially since I did draw his Bride.  My illustration is definitely influenced by Boris Karloff’s incarnation of the Monster.  I am pretty pleased with how this turned out.

34 Inktober 2016 - Frankenstein's Monster