Horror and macabre are incredibly common themes for artists, due to the powerful impression that can be made using a combination of color, shadow and perspective. Perhaps the most commonly recognized painting of a horror-style scene is “The Scream”, an expressionistic painting by Edvard Munch. As always, with the advent of digital art, the horror genre has made tremendous leaps forward in the art world.
It is true that art communicates what words can not and art is the language that communicates with the soul. Morbid art stands for works that illustrate a very deathly and deathlike mood. It has many variations starting from its gore scenes to its dark and depressed atmosphere – and sometimes its daydreams, night screams, corpses and horrifying imagery.
In this post, we’ve gathered up 50+ terrifying examples of horror digital art. Whether the horror and fear is directly obvious, with monsters, demons and blood, or merely insinuated through the clever use of colors and shadows, and character emotions, there’s a great variety of works in both true digital painting form, grunge form, and even line-art form
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