It’s a dirty job…

Charcoal is one medium that I’m starting to come back around to.

I’ve never really played around with it that much but in the last few weeks I’ve been dabbling with it and I’m really finding it perfect for the usual horror-themed art I create.

The last time I used charcoal was to create some art for the excerpt trailer for my novella, The Noctuary. You can view it below:

I love the rapid fire nature of charcoal, and the boldness of dark and light. Each piece was done in less than an hour. I’m considering doing a very large scale piece. We’ll see how it goes.

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About darkscrybe

Two-time international Bram Stoker Award-nominee®*, Greg Chapman is a horror author and artist based in Queensland, Australia. Greg is the author of several novels, novellas and short stories, including his award-nominated debut novel, Hollow House (Omnium Gatherum) and collections, Vaudeville and Other Nightmares (Specul8 Publishing) and This Sublime Darkness and Other Dark Stories (Things in the Well Publications). He is also a horror artist and his first graphic novel Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times, (McFarland & Company) written by authors Rocky Wood and Lisa Morton, won the Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel category at the Bram Stoker Awards® in 2013. He is also the current President of the Australasian Horror Writers Association. Greg lives in Rockhampton with his wife and their two daughters. * Superior Achievement in a First Novel for Hollow House (2016) and Superior Achievement in Short Fiction, for “The Book of Last Words” (2019)
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