dogs

Halloween Countdown 2015: More Sketching Fun!

So I’m posting a few more additions to the Halloween Countdown 2015 Book. I will probably use up all my child/teen memories of Halloween in this book, and here is one of them, the maggot costume.

WP_20150929_017

A green sleeping bag and a foam head. Guaranteed to get you kicked by panicking idiots when you’re squirming by in the bushes.

WP_20150929_018

Had fun with these werewolves. Often when I draw a wolf I think of the one pursuing Wart in The Sword in the Stone.

WP_20150929_019

Devil dogs.

Spooky Saturday: Black Shuck…found?

Black Shuck,Copyright 2015 Liz Vitale

Black Shuck,Copyright 2015 Liz Vitale

Although his howling makes the hearer’s blood run cold, his footfalls make no sound.

Black Shuck is the legendary terror hound of the British Isles and is one of its many ghostly night-roaming dogs.The name “Shuck” derives from the Old English word scucca, which means “demon”, or from local dialect meaning “shaggy”.

(more…)