Monster-A-Day Delights with Haunting Creations

[28 January 2011]

By Oliver Ho

Aiming to create a monster every day, artist David Irvine’s fascinating process emphasizes “experimentation with styles and medium and mood”.

“I have a passion for monsters and art, so I merged the two and started a Facebook group called ‘Monster-A-Day’,” he writes. “Everyday I try to post a monster that I drew, painted, sketched, etc., with one rule that it takes 15 minutes or less to complete.”

As the selections in the video above illustrate, his results range from whimsical to creepy, melancholic to bewitching. Occasionally, Irvine also posts videos that record the creation of a monster. Here’s one from September 2010…

Published at: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/136014-monster-a-day-delights-with-haunting-creations/