dry point prints

these are a collection of  print i made while exploring the dry point technique 

dry point print of Hades and Persephone
Persephone, the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Demeter, kidnapped by Hades and taken to the underworld.
while Persephone was gone her mother( the goddess of the harvest and the fertility of the earth.) stricken by grief and anger stopped providing life to the crops bringing forth a plague on humanity. Zeus made a deal with Demeter and Hades to end the plague, Persephone could not leave the underworld completely she was bound there for a section of the year, at the beginning of every autumn she would descend to the underworld were she will stay untill the start of spring. in the time shes gone her mother Demeter would not bring life to the crops and a season a darkness would remaining each year.




A competition piece, a poster for the band mushroomhead
Mushroomhead are a alternative metal band noted for their strikingly dark appearance and horrific imagery
the blood and text have been added digitally 




baphomet 



Jinn
are spirits mentioned in the Quran and Islamic mythology, which reside in an unseen parallel world.

It is said “ Allah created man from dried clay of altered mud.
And the jinn Allah created from smokeless flame of fire

pagan demon whore


Jikininki – human eating ghosts
In Japanese folklore jikininki ‘s are horrible demons who eat recently deceased human beings. They are often the spirit of greedy people whose souls are prevented from a peaceful afterlife. They scavenge for recently deceased human bodies and food offerings left for them.




Xenomorph
From the film alien based designed by the artist  H.R Giger.






Cthulhu
From the H.P Lovecraft story ‘Call of Cthulhu’
Described as “A monster of vaguely anthropoid outline, but with an octopus-like head whose face was a mass of feelers, a scaly, rubbery-looking body, prodigious claws on hind and fore feet, and long, narrow wings behind”







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