Young girls in dark dresses with black hair around their doll-like faces - these are the main characters of Italian illustrator who creates surreal drawings with a touch of horror.

Virginia Mori, 36, lives and works in Pesaro and Milan, Italy. Her favorite media are pencil, ink, and ballpoint pen on paper. The artist gain following because of her unique, dark and surreal style and imagery. "I can’t say how I arrived at this style," Virginia told to stylenochaser. "It has been a long and slow journey filled with a lot of research, but everything came very naturally, in a very instinctive way. I just followed what I like to do."

Artist's illustrations often have a melancholic or the nightmarish feel to them. "I am not trying to explain anything with certainty with my art. I just want to suggest strange feelings and situations in a metaphoric way."

Below you can find some of her works. Which one is your fave?

More info: Instagram | virginiamori.com (h/t Style.No.Chaser)

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Issy 11 months ago

I love the combination between an innocent childhood game and the corpse beneath it. So haunting :)

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N G 11 months ago

Oh yeah, and never use razor wire as a skipping rope.

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earringnut 11 months ago

what's surreal about this. i'm asking as a former cat owner.

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Terror from Beyond Space 11 months ago

I don't think time will heal this wound.

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varwenea 11 months ago

This almost looks like an eyeball with a face for the iris.

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birdhouse 11 months ago

Scroll up and down really fast! Looks kinda cool.

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Moglin Sin 11 months ago

Extreme sleep paralysis is what this makes me think of. I get it sometimes and it's really a weird feeling.

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mario aghnatios 11 months ago

Kill the competition

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Mika N 11 months ago

I wonder if it means anything that all the other legs have long pants and different shoes than hers/the front legs..? If they're not all "her legs" in a sense, it feels uncomfortably vulnerable, feeling like you can't get away, no privacy, aren't allowed to control the direction of your own body. That's what I get from it anyway.

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varwenea 11 months ago

Is this condemning education that is too rigid, book-centric, and not enough creativity?

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Savant 11 months ago

give me a bed, my hooman slave

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varwenea 11 months ago

Some friends just suck your life away.

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varwenea 11 months ago

Dreams. Sometimes they are positive and floating. Sometimes they are negative that you want to hide from under the bed.

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varwenea 11 months ago

My immediate feeling is that father is with a new family, and she's the daughter from divorced family wanting father's attention. My second feeling is this is on the street; the man is a potential predator and girl's face in the window is someone seeing danger.

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Mika N 11 months ago

This makes me think of all the different "selves" we project for different people, in an attempt to hide and protect the real inner self.

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Maine Ideas 11 months ago

What does that letter under the door mean?

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Honesty Olishia 11 months ago

The oranges in the bottom left corner look a bit like something else...

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Mika N 11 months ago

Nature looks ominous and dangerous to some people (the trees are dark and like spikes), but to others you can find your space there and it's a place of peace and rest.

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Terror from Beyond Space 11 months ago

Today's lesson: Don't get ahead of yourself!

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UniversalMel 11 months ago

Some people are like glass... You can see right though them

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

Happy 35th birthday (did I get that right?)!

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Diandra “Mistress Didi” Blackthorn 11 months ago

An Ariana Grande concert... Or many Louises from Bob's Burgers...

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

"And this, kids, is why we don't throw paper airplanes. Any questions?"

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

Ariana Grande fans watching while someone is being molested.

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

Oh my god there are other heads on the ground what is life.

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Savant 11 months ago

belle can be a dick

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

If you do not like Ariana Grande... She will find you... And she will kill you.

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Issy 11 months ago

When I was a kid I had a little puppet named "Flämmchen" (little flame) which slept in a matchbox :)

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Sidam Mahesh 11 months ago

Hiding(True Sad Feeling) Behind Her Hair

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Donald Holder 11 months ago

At least he found his own spot to read.

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S A M 11 months ago

It's a pic of th dead children in my closet

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Karma 11 months ago

My life

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Karma 11 months ago

Books/cults= Where do I sign up

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Karma 11 months ago

That's what I call a red flag relationship

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Fiona McCulloch 11 months ago

Adorable.

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Savant 11 months ago

the cat at 3 am in the morning

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Terror from Beyond Space 11 months ago

I can hear Gloria Estefan singing, "The rhythm is gonna get'cha"

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sakora 11 months ago

Last competitors...

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S A M 11 months ago

*has to wake up at 5AM* *goes to sleep at 4:45*

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Magdalina777 11 months ago

That's a sweet one :) Sleep sets your mind free, letting it wander away to magical worlds.

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C 11 months ago

Night swimming, deserves a quiet night

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Donald Holder 11 months ago

Dedicated to your cats comfort zone.

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

Why can't people just sit normally? Geez, it's not that hard.

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Joyce Brazel 11 months ago

Our last date.

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Kai Cin Liang 11 months ago

Nose dive

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S A M 11 months ago

Me about to read Harry Potter: the order of the phionex during a math lesson

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Donald Holder 11 months ago

Some girls just have to be comfortable to read.

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Joyce Brazel 11 months ago

Life goes on when you do nothing.

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N G 11 months ago

Practice makes perfect

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Agnes Jekyll 11 months ago

super creepy

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Miranda McCoy 11 months ago

Brianno

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Fiona McCulloch 11 months ago

So creative! I love the concept. Her illustrations of water though somewhat annoy me on account of their synthetic appearance, but it's still cool.

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Nina Cordova 11 months ago

I can bearly keep my head above water. Another inch and I drown...

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

"Bring us a shrubbery!"

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

"You are by far my bestest toy ever."

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Nina Cordova 11 months ago

I am behind French doors but can't get them to close. The lions will eat me...

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Debra Timah 11 months ago

Might want to reduce the dosage of those pain meds you were prescribed...

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N G 11 months ago

I hate it when this happens

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Debra Timah 11 months ago

When you introduce a couple of your friends to each other, and they get along with each other better than they do with you.

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Karma 11 months ago

She should've used the ladder. Her head was like yes but her body was like nope.

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

Sometimes I find it hard to get into a book.

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Luna 11 months ago

all he had to offer was beauty(flowers)

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

Lots of whisker kisses.

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Donald Holder 11 months ago

This is the consequences of falling asleep while reading a horror book

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Donald Holder 11 months ago

I am the music!

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Karma 11 months ago

Twins be like

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

In Soviet Russia, record play you!

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

Symbol : dropping a flag during football halftime, stopping on the correct line and everyone else chooses the other to step on leaving you standing alone. Forgetting your lines in a play and you just freeze up. I only experienced one. I have noticed others out of step and just freeze. I just hope this has happened to EVERYONE at least once so they can feel the horror that goes on in you.

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

"Oh very funny Charley, just you wait till I get you back in the stable , you are such a jerk on my day aren't you Charley...

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

Blood actually tastes quite good. It is rich, salty and slightly thick, but not too thick to make it weird.

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

That Ariana Grande fans in the bottom right though.

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Karma 11 months ago

Portal chairs? I want some.

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

I did not know that the boggy man was a cat.

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David Stuckey 11 months ago

At least the cat has stopped pestering her . . .

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Jan Feline 11 months ago

Gift from Uncle Ted

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

"Okay now lets see what there is to eat in the kitchen".

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Joyce Brazel 11 months ago

"Is this how you do it?"

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Anon Y. Mous 11 months ago

Okay... Tap four: Bristling Hydra. I get three Energy Counters... And I guess I'll end.

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