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Halloween Ghoul drawing

Halloween Ghoul drawing

A Halloween color scheme ghoul drawing. orange and black is the best color combo of all time! Be sure to check out my Halloween patches and Hallow...
Krampus drawing

Krampus drawing

Another limited-palette Krampus drawing. 
Wilbur Whateley from H.P. Lovecraft's "The Dunwich Horror"

Wilbur Whateley from H.P. Lovecraft's "The Dunwich Horror"

Limited palette drawing of Wilbur Whateley from H.P. Lovecraft's story, "The Dunwich Horror".
Krampus Limited-Palette Drawing 2

Krampus Limited-Palette Drawing 2

Some further work on the Krampus limited-palette sketch I posted yesterday. Added some shackles and chains, fixed the horns so they were more obvi...
Krampus Limited-Palette Drawing

Krampus Limited-Palette Drawing

December 5th may be behind us, but Krampusnacht is all month for the Monsterologist. Don't forget to check out my Krampus patches, enamel pins, ...
Krampus drawing

Krampus drawing

As Yule approaches, it's once again time to work on some Krampus drawings. Once again, exploring limited palette approaches to the design. 
Halloween Ghoul drawing

Halloween Ghoul drawing

Another Halloween orange and black color palette, high-contrast monster head drawing. As a Halloween nerd, it's fun to explore these limited palet...
Mummy drawing

Mummy drawing

Another high-contrast, limited-palette mummy drawing. Exploring different styles and approaches to the character design and lighting. 
Mummy drawing

Mummy drawing

Another classic grayscale monster drawing, following up on the earlier Wolfman drawing. The trick here with this one too was to have more man th...
Frankenstein's Monster

Frankenstein's Monster

The real monster created by the experiments in Dr. Frankenstein's lab was the mob mentality of the townsfolk. 
Vampire head drawing

Vampire head drawing

Another limited palette monster drawing, this time a red, black and white vampire! I really enjoy the creative constraints of the limited palette...
Zombie Skull drawing

Zombie Skull drawing

Cool zombie skull based on today's morning sketch. Is it obvious that I love working with a limited palette?