Tag Archives: Conventions

Halloween Inspiration from Midsummer Scream 2019

Midsummer Scream ghoulish busts

In Southern California even in the middle of summer, you can find halloween inspiration. This year’s Midsummer Scream 2019 certainly did not disappoint. Ghouls, macabre artwork, haunted walkthroughs, and horror celebrities seemed to occupy every inch of the Long Beach Convention Center. Take a peak at a few of the scenes I captured from this year’s Midsummer Scream 2019! Continue reading

Frankenstein 200: a bicentennial celebration of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Frankenstein 200

In every city and town in America there are scores of unique Halloween events during the month of October. As I was throwing out some of my never-ending junk mail I saw an upcoming event that looks really cool. This year El Camino Community College in Torrance California will be celebrating the bicentennial celebration of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece Frankenstein in an event called Frankenstein 200. There will be music, panel discussions, an art exhibit, a screening of the 1931 classic film and even a ghost story writing contest! Sounds like a blast! Keep reading to get all the juicy details for this one of a kind event. Continue reading

Highlights From Monsterpalooza 2016

Monsterpalooza 2016 Pasadena

I’ve gotta admit I just love monster conventions! Especially the big one called Monsterpalooza, a convention created to celebrate the art of monsters and movie magic. This year it was held at the Pasadena Convention Center and it was bigger and better than ever before! I snapped lots of pics from Monsterpalooza 2016 so I’ll give you the highlights of the things I saw while attending. Continue reading

Monsters And Steampunk Unite

Steam Crow

I must admit, I am a big fan of Steampunk art! When I learned that there was a company that has combined steampunk with monsters, you bet I was interested! The company is called Steam Crow and it is run by two artists, a husband and wife team, who create books, comics, art, and other fun products inspired by monsters. I came across their booth at a comic convention and was really blown away by the quality and imagination of their art prints. As I started to research what Steam Crow had to offer, I was pleasantly surprised by the various projects they had cooking in the creative kitchen! Continue reading

Son of Monsterpalooza Convention 2013

Burbank, Ca is quickly becoming my favorite destination for all things creepy. Last weekend I attended Southern California’s semi-annual monster convention called Son of Monsterpalooza. Sounds like the title of a good B-horror flick doesn’t it? This event is full of creativity and imagination and good scares all for the purpose of the celebration of horror monsters. And for a monster enthusiast such as myself, what event could be better? Continue reading