Transport your keyboard and mouse to one of the creepiest locations ever captured on film – the interior of the Overlook Hotel from The Shining. Snappy Printing offers these rubber-backed fabric mats based on the hotel’s iconic carpeting. They also make a welcome mat.
Like Ant-Man with a paintbrush, artist John Brosio likes to play with proportions in his works, incorporating larger-than-life versions of animals and everyday objects juxtaposed with realistic images of suburbia. You can find limited edition prints of his works here.
For those of us who ever wanted to have a new face (Arya Stark, we know you’re just asking for a friend), we just found out you can and not for cheap either, thanks to the folks at GBS. Meet self-described “weird mad scientist” Landon Meier and his disturbingly realistic masks.
We were totally convinced that this was a promo clip for a science fiction movie, but we’ve been assured that Hanson Robotics is real, and they’ve actually built Sophia, an uncanny self-learning android AI to haunt our nightmares. She sounds infinitely smarter than she looks.
After creeping us out with his real-time facial projection mapping, Nobumichi Asai is back with a dramatic video which uses the technique to impressive effect, messing with the faces of two dancers by tracking their facial positions and projecting images at up to 1000fps.
While the holidays usually conjure images of Santa and reindeer, makeup artist Mykie aka Glam & Gore has her sights set on something a little more disturbing. In this tutorial, she show us how to turn yourself into a demonic snow creature way creepier than any old Wampa.
Looking for the best Halloween costume this year? Look no further than Ellimacs SFX’s brilliantly creepy version of the super nasty creature from Stranger Things. If you’ve got the time and ambition, follow along with the video, and get to cutting out those hundreds of teeth.
If you thought dolls were creepy, just wait til you see how they’re made. Core77 spotted this 1963 documentary footage about a doll making factory, in which machines and workers crank out what are supposed to be playthings for little girls, but are actually just nightmare fodder.
He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. Santa has got his eye on you this year. And it’s one big and ugly sucker with Middle of Beyond’s creepy, yet awesome blown glass ornament that’s sure to freak out the family when they visit this Christmas.
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