This Saturday, we enter the Iron Age. Hvnter Gvtherer's newest collection will be debuting Saturday, June 30th at 7:00 pm at Black Oak Tattoo. The show features a tour de force of live performance, readings and of course, a new collection of apparel and metalwork. Photos in this story are a sneak peek of the new Iron Age lookbook out June 30th.Read More
Meagan (@magpie.rodgers) Rodgers is a 22-year-old artist residing in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We had the opportunity to ask her a little bit about her artwork, her experience as one of the small number of women in the Dark Arts community and her inspiration for her haunting, dreamy pieces.
Recently we had the honor of discussing artwork with Indonesian artist Aldi Tirta Pratama, or Altars of Sorrow. He discusses his choice of pseudonym, his increased interest in digital media, and how the hell he has the patience for doing extensive stippling in his work.
Mark Richards aka "Heavy Hand" is a classically trained illustrator who found his way into metal illustration. He has gone on to become one of the most prolific contemporary artists in the metal community, working with artists such as Aborted, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Artificial Brain, Funebrarum, Iron Reagan, Revocation, Pig Destroyer and many, many more. We got the distinct opportunity to discuss partying with Dan Seagrave, illustration career advice, and his music with the California-based artist.
We were honored to sit down and talk to Columbus, Ohio resident Nate Burns, aka "Revolting Worship" about his artwork, his transition to the tattoo realm and a little bit about his success with social media.Read More
We'll start with the basics. What's your name, location and occupation?
My name is Cristóbal López and i live in Santiago, Chile. I'm an
independent artist, husband and father.
Why did you start creating artwork?
I grew up watching my older brothers draw. Through art, I learned
something about myself while having fun. It’s been a large part of my life since I was a kid. I always knew I wanted to be an artist: my parents helped me stimulating my creativity and knowledge on art from year one, giving me materials to work and books to see…..
It's been years since we last had the chance to talk to Fred Grabosky, the Philadelphia based artist and illustrator. As part of our latest collaboration, we caught up with him in his Fishtown studio to discuss art and music influence, scratch boarding vs pen and ink, he touches on sacred geometry, spiritualism and even feminism.Read More
Twenty-five-year old Matt Bailey of Cheltenham, England has gained international fame from his stark black and white illustrations oozing with cryptic one-liners. His haunting illustrations are tense with vulgar sensuality played out by the living supple flesh of the living and the brittle bones of the dead.Read More
"Ars memoria" talisman by ceremonial magician and artist @damienechols. Check our blog for a Q and A with dark art curator and gallery owner Catherine Matthews of Ars Memoria in Chicago. We were honored to check out the space today - take a look at our story to see some of the amazing permanent installations at the Gallery.Read More
Dark Art & Craft had a chance to talk this month with UK based Artist and Illustrator Adrian Baxter. Baxter's ink creations are methodically detailed works based on the occult, nature, and death. This intriguing interview focuses on Baxter's influences and process; please enjoy.Read More
Tonight, Dark Art & Craft will be featuring the first of a three-part interview with the dark visual artist, musician and, photographer Stephen Kasner. This in-depth interview with Thomas Haywood and Dott von Schneider takes a look into the inspiration and foundations of Kasner's dark creative work.Read More
Dark Art & Craft recently had a chance to ask the artist and printmaker Dylan Garrett Smith a few questions about his life and artwork. Dylan creates his works in a wide array of mediums informed by ecology, occultism and darker themed subjects. Find our conversation within;Read More
Dark Art & Craft recently got to know the one and only Seldon Hunt. Seldon's illustration work oozes detail and if you're a fan of metal music you've more than likely seen some of his amazing album art & t-shirt designs. We reached out to the New York based artist for an interview via email.Read More
Dark Art & Craft recently had a chance to talk with Belfast, Northern Ireland based artist and printmaker Glyn Smyth. Smyth utilizes Art Nouveau stylings and realistic rendering to bring his esoteric themes to life. We have admired Smyth's album and print work for some time now and had a chance to discuss a few topics and themes with the artist here:Read More
Peter Mohrbacher is an artist whom has come from the video game and concept art industries and since gone rogue doing a passion project of his very own. His work finds inspiration from multiple angel mythologies which he first stumbled across in 2005. It's safe to say that Peter hasn't looked back since and in doing so unleashes the mesmerizing body of work he calls Angelarium.Read More
Vincent Castiglia is an Artist intently focused on the human condition. Castiglia's work viscerally meditates on the various intersections of body and mind. He creates using a mixture of blood and water; a simple yet emotive material when applied to paper. We had a chance to meet Vincent at this year's Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore and then followed up with the Dark Art & Craft interview you see here. Please also enjoy a selection of related images provided by the Artist.Read More