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Dynamic Paper Monster Portraits

Eelus' Paper Monsters Series Colorfully Depicts Creepy Creatures

— October 26, 2013 — Art & Design
‘Eelus’ is a UK artist that makes incredible portraits of paper monsters from some of the most classic horror movies.

The series features iconic monsters like The Wolfman, Frankenstein, Dracula and other creepy creatures that lurk in the deep. On top of each piece of paper being meticulously cut and placed, Eelus hand-paints on top of them to give the illusion of even more depth. The vibrant colors that are used compliment each other beautifully, as if we are seeing these monsters for the first time in full light, since they are so often cloaked in shadows.

Eelus’ series of paper monster art is perfectly spooky and just in time for Halloween. Currently, these pieces on display for the ‘Horrorshow’ exhibition at Brighton’s ‘Ink_d Gallery.’
Trend Themes
1. Paper Art - Incorporating paper art to create unique portraits and designs in various fields like advertising and event management.
2. Horror Art - Using the horror movie genre as inspiration for art and design in various fields like gaming, TV, and movie production.
3. Hand-painting Techniques - Developing and implementing hand-painting techniques for giving depth and texture to designs in various fields like fashion, interior design, and product packaging.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Incorporating paper art and horror movie genre as inspiration in creating unique portraits and designs for art exhibitions and ad campaigns.
2. Entertainment and Media - Incorporating horror art into gaming, TV, and movie production to appeal to fans of the horror genre and create new content.
3. Craft and DIY - Developing new techniques for hand-painting and cutting paper for creating unique paper art portraits and crafts.
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