Friday, February 28, 2020

Cthulhu Fhtagn! Hickman Edition.

Stephen Hickman occupies a unique place in Mythos art history.  He created the Cthulhu idol released in a limited edition of 2000 pieces by Bowen Designs back in 1999.  It was the very first mainstream release of Lovecraftiana, and to this day it's one of the genre's most sought after pieces. 

His latest piece revisits that original Cthulhu idol sculpt.  He's making it available through a Kickstarter drive that just went live.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Scroll of the Black Pharaoh

"And at the last from inner Egypt came
The strange dark One to whom the fellahs bowed;
Silent and lean cryptically proud [...]
Throngs pressed around, frantic for his commands, [...]
While through the nations spread the awestruck word
That wild beasts followed him and kicked his hands."
This intriguing Scroll of the Black Pharaoh was recovered by a Miskatonic University expedition to Egypt's Valley of the Kings.  The rough translation of the contents comes to us from Ion Ander Art.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Cthulhu Fhtagn! Akao Edition.

This cool Cthulhu idol sculpt comes to us from Japanese collectible company Gecco Corp.  It was created by artist Shinya Akao as the master for an upcoming run of vinyl coin banks.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Great Cthulhu

Yaox Tribal Art brings us this WIP shot of their Cthulhu plaque.  I really like how they incorporate the cups and spirals motifs of Bronze Age standing stones.

Monday, February 24, 2020

The Yuggoth Stele

The talented Jason McKittrick returns to our pages with this intriguing artifact recovered by Prof. Wilmarth of Miskatonic University in 1928. The so-called "Yuggoth Stele" was found at an unknown location in Vermont.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Innsmouth Harbormaster

The Innsmouth taint is strong in this one.  Joel Harlow created this Innsmouth harbor master makeup for an independent film project.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Obelisk of Cthulhu

Sibrien returns to our pages with this Obelisk of Cthulhu.  Click through to see the full gallery of pictures, including the secret compartment.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

T-51 Power Armor Helmet

A huge number of Fallout fans were disappointed by the reproduction T-51 power armor helmet included with the special edition of the game.  That didn't discourage Aaron Kahler.  He did a complete rebuild of the helmet, including an amazing weathered finish.  Click through for a full gallery of the finished product.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The Blind Book of the Lost Holkar Expedition

I've been featuring the work of MilleCuirs for years, but this project is a bit different.  His latest piece is an impressive example of tomecraft called the Blind Book of the lost Holkar expedition.  In addition to the wonderful binding it's filled with documents, ephemera, and journal entries telling the tale of what actually happened to that unfortunate group.  You can see some of the contents in this video posted to his Facebook page.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Hail to the King

Tritan Oberon brings us this amulet of Hastur emblazoned with the Yellow Sign.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Amulet of the Gate

Sibrien brings us this protective amulet bearing the Sigil of the Gate, or Sigil of Yog-Sothoth, depending on your particular occult tradition.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Cthulhu Amulet

This faux-bronze Cthulhu amulet comes to us from the intimidatingly named Deathblooms Dark Dimension.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Cthulhu Fhtagn! Verhoeven Edition.

I was really impressed by Maarten Verhoeven's last Mythos project.  Now he's back with a new Cthulhu idol that, if anything, is even more impressive than his previous work.  The style strikes me as Art Nouveau by way of H. R. Giger, and I mean that as high praise.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Demon Under Glass

At great personal risk Alice Tochylovska was able to capture this didko, a shapeshifting Slavic demon. They've been known to occasionally be helpful, but those incidents are few and far between.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Armor of the Scoia'tael

This recreation of Iorveth's armor from the Witcher video game series comes to us from Alex Rukavishnikov of the Svetliy-Sudar Workshop.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Crystal Cthulhu

Tiffany Flanagan brings us this faux crystal Cthulhu idol cast in clear resin.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Up From the Depths

The talented Joe Broers returns to our pages with this recreation of Dagon's rise from H. P. Lovecraft's "Dagon".

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Cthulhu Fhtagn! Vinicius Edition.

This nicely done miniature Cthulhu idol comes to us from Vinicius.  Modeled in Zbrush, 3D printed, and finished with a notable minimum of striation artifacts.  Yeah!

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Copper Cthulhu Medallion

Curionomicon brings us this Cthulhu medallion, electroformed from copper.

Monday, February 3, 2020

The Throne of Azathoth

It's a pleasure to welcome Jason McKittrick back to our pages.  His relaunch of the Cryptocurium Inner Sanctum features this wonderful piece, the Throne of Azathoth.