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PUFFED SHOGGOTHS

A progress tumblr for updates on an upcoming H.P. Lovecraft art zine set to be premiered next May at the Toronto Comics and Arts Festival in Toronto, Canada.
Aug 9 '12

I DREAM OF CTHULHU
If you haven’t read or listened to HP Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu, do it now! My picture is of Henry Anthony Wilcox, a vital character in that story. Wilcox is a young artist tormented by dark dreams of monsters and gods and destruction, and it is his sculpture of Cthulhu that sets the story into motion. I’ve always been fascinated by dream landscapes, and the power of speaking with spirits and gods through dreams. There is a considerable interplay between Lovecraft’s work and old tales of the witches’ sabbath – (primarily) women whose spirits, in dreamtime, travel to places and speak with beings unknown to the common human eye.  Historian Carlo Ginzburg in his Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches’ Sabbath discusses this phenomena, and…
Click here to read the rest of the post, and see some close-ups!
http://sabrinascott.ca/blog/?p=2337

Sabrina drew this amazing portrait of Henry Wilcox, one of the main characters from “Call of Cthulhu”! So glad to have it as part of “Puffed Shoggoths”!

I DREAM OF CTHULHU

If you haven’t read or listened to HP Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu, do it now! My picture is of Henry Anthony Wilcox, a vital character in that story. Wilcox is a young artist tormented by dark dreams of monsters and gods and destruction, and it is his sculpture of Cthulhu that sets the story into motion. I’ve always been fascinated by dream landscapes, and the power of speaking with spirits and gods through dreams. There is a considerable interplay between Lovecraft’s work and old tales of the witches’ sabbath – (primarily) women whose spirits, in dreamtime, travel to places and speak with beings unknown to the common human eye.  Historian Carlo Ginzburg in his Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches’ Sabbath discusses this phenomena, and…

Click here to read the rest of the post, and see some close-ups!

http://sabrinascott.ca/blog/?p=2337

Sabrina drew this amazing portrait of Henry Wilcox, one of the main characters from “Call of Cthulhu”! So glad to have it as part of “Puffed Shoggoths”!