Halloween Illustration Art
The Halloween spirit is here with us! It is that time of the year to be creative and make scary and spooky art to honor this old and famous holiday that is now celebrated globally. From time immemorial, Halloween has been associated with scary costumes, bonfires, and activities like trick or treating, costume parties, scavenger hunting, just to name a few. It is also characterized by black cats, witches, bats, skeleton, spiders, and ghosts. This symbols have different meanings but can be the difference in making the festival a spooky and memorable one. To spice up this year’s Halloween, try creating unique art using the following common symbols associated with it.
The black cat is a common symbol in Halloween. It has different meanings across the different cultures in the world. The black cat is generally considered as a piece of delusion due to its appearance and has many superstitions around it. In Spain and France and across other European countries, it is said to represent bad luck and curses follow any human who encounters it. These superstitions around it have made it a common thing in Halloween. Creating illustrations using black cats with green eyes on doorsteps and as decoration inside the house will automatically create a frightening and unnerving ambience that will definitely scare and spook trick-or-treaters.
Skeletons and Skulls
Perhaps the most common thing you will see during the Halloween are the skeleton costumes, masks and house decorations filled with them. Different cultures have used the skull and skeleton to represent death – the fear of it, or danger it poses. This idea has made them very frightening, explaining their prevalent use in not only Halloween, but other also in other spooky festivals.
Bats are also another great art to use during Halloween. In normal life, bats usually are active during night hours as compared to daytime, and a swarm of them would be seen in the last days of October. Consequently, Halloween celebrations do occur on the night of 31st October. It is alleged that the bats were able to communicate with the dead; that is why they are always active at night. The bats’ position in Halloween may have also been set when it was thought that vampires could transform into bats, which ended up feeding on blood. This frightening tales about bats make them perfect artwork to bring chills to children and teenagers.
Even on regular days, most people find spiders and their webs to be very creepy, thus making it also a great artwork for Halloween. Spider webs are prone to places where people do not live or isolated places full of darkness and dust, which resembles a haunted house. Creating your house using fake spiders and webs can be a fantastic way of evoking a haunted house and bring out the theme of Halloween.
In conclusion, Halloween is full of scary arts aimed at making people face their fears. Different symbols have been practical in Halloween to signify different art of life. As the day approaches, this will be a perfect time to get your creative juices flowing and create a spooky, unnerving, frightening, but memorable Halloween.