I'm a multi-media illustrator from Ontario, Canada, and during the last couple of months, I've been blending my two favorite mediums together into this series I call "Inked Photography." A few things inspired me to create this series: First, to channel my anxiety into a new artistic area of expression. So many of us are struggling to cope with this tumultuous year, and art is my therapy. Second, I've always been fascinated with the deep dark forests of the world and the strange creatures that might dwell within. Who knows what lurks beyond the veil of our reality? Third, to perhaps make some statement with these creatures about how we've made a real mess of this planet. If these creatures did exist, I can't imagine they'd be very pleased with the damage we've done.

As with most of my work, I've attempted to balance the creepy and endearing. I hope you find some meaning in these images and enjoy them as much as I've enjoyed creating them.

More info: mindmeltstudio.com | Instagram | Facebook | twitter.com

#1

The Guardians At Dusk

The Guardians At Dusk

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

This could be in a Terry Pratchett film

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Spirit Tree

Spirit Tree

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SisterSophie
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9 months ago

Tim burton should make this a movie

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#3

Such Curious Critters

Such Curious Critters

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TabledTurnsxddd
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9 months ago

They are staring cuz a bag of Lays got opened xdddd

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#4

Scavenger

Scavenger

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TabledTurnsxddd
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9 months ago

there goes my pizza and food supply... xd

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#5

Migration Of The Guardians

Migration Of The Guardians

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BOT-Windbound
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9 months ago

They look like something in that game journey if they were added ;)

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#6

Will You Reach The Axe In Time?

Will You Reach The Axe In Time?

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Cameron Gable
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9 months ago

no, I won't, thank you very much

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#7

Mom...those Things Are In My Room Again

Mom...those Things Are In My Room Again

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TabledTurnsxddd
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9 months ago

wait wat- run that back- AGAIN?!

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#8

House For Sale, Haunted Graveyard Included

House For Sale, Haunted Graveyard Included

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

I would buy it.

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#9

They Suddenly Appeared In The Mist

They Suddenly Appeared In The Mist

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

like it

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#10

I Think You Woke Them Up

I Think You Woke Them Up

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

Who let the Groggs out?

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#11

Mommy...there's Something In The Attic

Mommy...there's Something In The Attic

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

The image looks more scared. loving the back ground. This house must of been empty for a while.

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#12

Captive Audience

Captive Audience

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

yep, Covid is still here so keep your distance!

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#13

We Don't Dare Go Near The Grimsley House

We Don't Dare Go Near The Grimsley House

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Elijah Westreich
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9 months ago

happy about it

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#14

As One Guardian Dies, Another Awakens

As One Guardian Dies, Another Awakens

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Neil Srivatsa
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9 months ago

The guardians footprints are in the snow

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#15

Crisis Of The Spirit Stags

Crisis Of The Spirit Stags

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Neil Srivatsa
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9 months ago

Guardian Horses

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#16

The Tree Is Alone, But Not Lonely

The Tree Is Alone, But Not Lonely

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

ah look, little baby ones.

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#17

The House Is His Now

The House Is His Now

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

like a dolls house

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#18

They Came Out Of The Walls

They Came Out Of The Walls

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago (edited)

and the sockets. computer virus

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#19

Watching And Waiting

Watching And Waiting

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

horse meat is not good for you

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#20

We Have A Terrible Mold Problem

We Have A Terrible Mold Problem

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BOT-Windbound
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9 months ago (edited)

we do indeed judging by the goop

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#21

Should We Let Him In?

Should We Let Him In?

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

Judging the red on the glass....NO!

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#22

He Casts A Long Shadow

He Casts A Long Shadow

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Dotzilla
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9 months ago

Or is that shadow just another monster?

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#23

The Eldritch Portal

The Eldritch Portal

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Christian N/A
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9 months ago

It's the Mind Flayer escaping

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#24

They're Just Standing There... Watching Us

They're Just Standing There... Watching Us

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Neil Srivatsa
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9 months ago

Guardian kids: " Mommy, why is our dinner running away from us, we promised it a quick death? "

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#25

Shaggy Shamblers Always Travel In Threes

Shaggy Shamblers Always Travel In Threes

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

looks like the one on the left has lost a roller skate

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#26

The Splintered

The Splintered

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BOT-Windbound
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9 months ago

he looks like he just woke up after going to sleep at 2 am

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#27

The Stain Of Pain

The Stain Of Pain

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Tye Dye Llama
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9 months ago

I like this one,

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#28

We'll Stop For Water Elsewhere

We'll Stop For Water Elsewhere

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

spooky

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#29

Their Spirits Rise At Sundown

Their Spirits Rise At Sundown

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Jasmine Donald
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9 months ago

This one's actually kinda cool.

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#30

The TV People

The TV People

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

once you in it you never getting out

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#31

The Guardian Totems

The Guardian Totems

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BOT-Windbound
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9 months ago (edited)

Someone get some darts that guy on the left is perfect ;)

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#32

The Wanderers Of Winter

The Wanderers Of Winter

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AMYAH MINOTT-STARLING
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9 months ago

yeah no ill take a turnaround please thank you

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#33

If This Is What's Left, What Happened To Dolores?

If This Is What's Left, What Happened To Dolores?

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

no chance getting a good nights sleep here then.

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#34

Mama And Her Spiderlings

Mama And Her Spiderlings

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

No thanks. I hate spiders

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#35

The Lumbering Guardian

The Lumbering Guardian

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BOT-Windbound
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9 months ago

This is me after 1 hour in my room for punishment

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#36

Pass At Your Own Risk

Pass At Your Own Risk

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

No your alright thanks. I will take the long way round.

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#37

The Wailing Widow

The Wailing Widow

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TabledTurnsxddd
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9 months ago (edited)

excuse meh but my fridge and microwave is upstairs- pls move ;D EDIT: She did not move.

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#38

They Won't Bother Us, If We Don't Bother Them

They Won't Bother Us, If We Don't Bother Them

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

Dont think i want to

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#39

They Will Rest Here For The Night

They Will Rest Here For The Night

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BOT-Windbound
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9 months ago

Gurdians: I'd like to stay here tonight a guy:Sorry but there is really no roo- Gurdians: YOU DARE OPPOSE ME MORTAL

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#40

The TV People

The TV People

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

Good one if you need the kids to go to bed

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#41

Halloween Spirits

Halloween Spirits

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Elijah Westreich
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9 months ago

spooky

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#42

The House Is His Now

The House Is His Now

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

repeat

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#43

Feasting On The Freezer Burnt

Feasting On The Freezer Burnt

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago (edited)

OI!!! thats my lunch in there. Wait a minute, that is my lunch.

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#44

The Haunted Portrait Of Timothy Treadwell

The Haunted Portrait Of Timothy Treadwell

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TabledTurnsxddd
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9 months ago

wAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAh!

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#45

The Remains Of Franz Fische

The Remains Of Franz Fische

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

SPLATTTTT!

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#46

This House Has Been Here Long Enough

This House Has Been Here Long Enough

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

knock it down and put up a parking lot

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#47

The Crimson Apparition Of Waverley Road

The Crimson Apparition Of Waverley Road

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Billy the kid
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9 months ago

I like this one. the best so far

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#48

Pulled Under

Pulled Under

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TabledTurnsxddd
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9 months ago

totally gonna survive that-

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#49

Evil Has Entered This Place

Evil Has Entered This Place

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Elias Carlson
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9 months ago

Close it back up.

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