It’s time for some horror! About time too, and who better than Graham Humphreys, a guy who’s produced some seriously iconic artwork in this genre, fantastic!
Graham Humphreys is a London based (West Country born) illustrator and designer specialising in the horror genre. Since leaving college in 1980, Graham has been freelance. His career found it’s footing with the UK poster for ‘The Evil Dead’, followed a couple of years later with the UK poster for ‘A Nightmare On Elm Street’. During the 1980s he worked on many video covers (including ‘Return Of The Living Dead’, ‘Creepers’, ‘The Kindred’) for companies such as Palace Pictures. In the 1990s, as illustration fell out of favour, Graham’s work with Tartan Films and Tartan Video bridged the gap until Arrow Video and Death Waltz records pioneered a new era of illustrated covers, bringing wider exposure and a renewed interest in original art. Current commissions include LP box sets, blu-ray covers, private commissions and special event posters. In November 2019, a book of artwork ‘Hung, Drawn, Executed’ was published by Korero Press (koreropress.com). Graham has always regarded his work as a marriage of Punk Rock and Hammer Horror, no greater demonstration of this than his poster for The Damned’s 2019, London Palladium event ‘A Night Of A Thousand Vampires’.
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