I had the wonderful opportunity to do a watercolor painting to a prose piece 'In Memoriam: Robert Nelson' by the illustrious Queen of Eldritch horror, Wilum H. Pugmire in Lovecraft eZine Issue #15 .
piece brought to mind the many sorrowful mourning statues seen in
cemeteries and thought I'd evoke that mood and style to the character in
I highly recommend Wilum's vlog
for updates on what he's been working on and reading. Not to mention
how personable, fun and honest he can be while discussing his favorite
subjects while his face is often transformed with his wonderful and
theatrically strange and extravagant make-ups.
Wilum has been
quite prolific over the last couple of years and has released a number
of excellent collections and a novella based on the 'Fungi From Yuggoth'
prose piece by The Old Gent called 'Some Unknown Gulf of Night' from Arcane Wisdom press
which at times feels like a fever dream full of nightmare logic and
harbors rotted atmospheric landscapes, dusty books of forbidden
knowledge and strange moments of erotic expression. Quite a fantastic
journey of literary indulgence and style. Other recent darkly delicious
tomes include the collections 'Gathered Dust and Others' from Dark Regions Press and 'Uncommon Places: A Collection of Exquisites' from Hippocampus Press.